Children are often said to be our future. But when the world is destroyed, what roles do they play? Is their a trend amongst science fiction in terms of how the children are treated? What is left for them to offer the world if the hopes of rebuilding are fruitless?
This is worth pursuing but may be broadened to include not just Sci-fi but really the post-apocalypse scenario in general. For example, I'm not sure if the Walking Dead is sci-fi but the role of children in that world raises similar issues. – rj2n6 years ago
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