One minute, our hero is unplugging a malovelent computer in a classic man-versus-machine standoff. But five minutes later, he’s been dragged through a technicolour lightshow, imprisioned in a mystery space hotel and transformed into a Giant Space Baby. No idea what it all meant? Sounds like a job for... the Internet!
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But a true sci-fi connoisseur will want to avail themselves of this 56 minute-long philosophical analysis:
And that’s just your standard, linear (albeit epoch/cosmos-spanning) trans-dimensional alien narrative. It can get a whole lot more complicated than this...