Breaking Down Sci-fi and Sci-fantasy

Sci-fi and sci-fantasy share many things — but differ in key ways.

At nearly 5 years old, in May of 1977, my parents took me to see a movie that would shape my life in a lot of different ways. The opening theme boomed, the famous text crawl scrolled up, and then a ship came flying in — blasting away at a bigger ship in pursuit.