Related Posts: The science fiction in The Fifth Element backs up the fantasy, and it comes off perfectly.

Science fiction is a relatively recent genre of the last century or so with origins going back only a few hundred years before that. For this reason, the two genres also tend to appeal to the same sorts of readers, those who yearn for an escape from the everyday.

But when it comes to writing in either of these genres, such distinctions are all-important. Comics and separate the characters into sci-fi and fantasy categories. When you create your world of fantasy, you intrinsically create natural laws.