Because fiction - a literary device of hyperbole and paradox, the most convincing modern reader! We Ms-BEM in a complex and difficult world, and it tends to complicate things. In the best of their ability the writer is trying to prepare chelovechest of a steep turn of history, against which humans ultimately, all the same one single weapon: the moral power of the soul, courage, wisdom, generosity. Fantastic assumptions - a bunch of what we face, or may face tomorrow. B. PALMAN Science fiction subject to the same laws as the realistic fiction: it should be memorable images, the world of close and clear to mankind ideas, its language, its "spirit", and most importantly, the idea that latent or manifest, but mandatory -but a big, exciting contemporary, forcing the reader to think.