• Books and References

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Curious about the books our heroes read?
Want to find out more about the hidden (and not-so-hidden) intertextual references present in the SpaceHighway Chapters?
Check out the SpaceHighway references.

Keys:

  •  Book
  •  Movie/Series
  •  Hidden, not in plain sight or not explicitly mentioned.

A01 ~ The Rebirth of the Phoenix Read chapter

  •   Matt Groening - Futurama Episode 1 Space Pilot 3000

    This should be obvious to find, but did you find all mentions?

  •  J.R.R Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings

    Mentioned by Kira

  •  George Lucas - Star Wars: A New Hope

    Mentioned by Kira

  •  Gene Roddenberry - Star Trek: The Original Series

    Mentioned by Kira

  •   Leiji Matsumoto (松本零士) and Daft Punk - Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (インターステラ5555)

    Let's hope this is easy to find ^_^

    •  Paul Verhoeven - Robocop

      Should be easy to find... ^_^

    A02 ~ The Rebirth of the Phoenix II Read chapter

    •   Rick Berman, Michael Piller, Jeri Taylor - Star Trek: Voyager

      Did you found it? No need for being a hardcore fan of Star Trek, but not easy ^_^

    •  Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, Donald Wilson - Doctor Who

      Mentioned by Kira

    •  George Lucas - Star Wars: A New Hope

      Mentioned by Kira

    •   Toriyama Akira - Dragon Ball Z

      Too obvious?

      A03 ~ Flatmates Read chapter

      •   J.R.R. Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  Neal Stephenson - Snow Crash

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  William Gibson - Neuromancer

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  Philip K. Dick - All works

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  William Gibson - All works

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  Arthur C. Clarke - All works

        Found in the old Falcon

      •  Carl Sagan - All works

        Found in the old Falcon

      •   George Lucas - Star Wars

        Somehow mentioned by Kira

      •   Robert Zemeckis - Back to the Future

        Something about these movies was mentioned by Kira

      A04 ~ Space Cowboy Jim Read chapter

      •   Yasuhiro Nightow - Trigun (トライガン) Manga

        Perhaps obvious ^_^

      •   Satoshi Nishimura - Trigun (トライガン) Anime

        Same as the manga ^_^

      •   William Gibson - Neuromancer

        They go somewhere, don't they?

      •  George Lucas - Star Wars

        Mentioned by Kira

      •  Douglas Adams - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

        Mentioned by Kira

      •   Many authors - many books

        Star Gate Cooperative

        x

      A07 ~ Troubled Hearts Read chapter

      •   Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, [...] - Monty Python's Flying Circus

        Should be obvious ^_^

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