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Types of Science Fiction - Alternate History, Time Travel and Humor

Alternate History
Alternate Histories explores a history that has diverged from our own and developed differently. Some of these works may use the idea of a mulitverse (a hypothesis that multiple possible universes exist) and take place in a parallel world whose history mirrors our own. Some examples of alternate history include:


Time Travel
Time travel stories center around the ability to travel through time and the effects it has on the traveler or the future. Some examples of time travel include:


Humorous
This sub-genre is not defined so much by theme, but by its tone. Some examples of humorous science fiction include:


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