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Types of Science Fiction - Military, Apocalypse and Aliens

Military
Military science fiction uses interplanetary or interstellar war as a setting and often stresses traditional military attributes. Many times the story is told from the point of view of a soldier or officer. Some examples of military science fiction include:


Apocalypse/ post-apocalypse
This sub genre examines the end of civilization after a world altering disaster, such as nuclear war, natural disaster or alien invasion. Some examples of apocalypse/ post apocalypse science fiction include:


Alien Invasion/ Alien Contact
Aliens are common in science fiction. Often, the aliens are technologically superior and have come to colonize or destroy the earth. But other times, aliens are benevolent. Some examples of alien science fiction include:


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