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Fictionisms: 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Fantasy Island

a television series of a resort island where visitors’ fantasies might come true.

Ferengi

Star Trek. a merchant people noted for their religious devotion to profit and readiness to disregard ethics.

field of dreams

Field of Dreams. something undertaken with the faith that the necessary support or participation will appear after the difficult material work has been completed.

Finn, Huckleberry

a boy who runs away from home to float down the Mississippi River on a raft and discovers that the world is quite different from what he had been told; the lead character in a novel of the same name by Mark Twain.

first contact

Star Trek. the event of the first communication or meeting between two peoples. First contact between humans and Vulcans occurred after Vulcans detected humans’ first successful test of warp drive.

force

Star Wars. the force, a mystical Jedi ability to manifest or influence events through strength or purity of intention: Use the force. may the force be with you, fare well; a ritual departure saying among Jedi.

force field

an impenetrable energy barrier; typically able to be switched on and off electrically.

Frankenstein

a scientist who constructs a sentient being (the Frankenstein monster) out of pieces of corpses; from a novel.