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The Fate of the Terminator

What is the role of fate in the Terminator films? How faithfully do the subsequent movies adhere to this concept? And what actions can one take when they foresee the potential tragedy their current decisions might lead to?

Joining us in this episode is Becky Allen, author of Bound by Blood and Sand and its sequel, Freed by Flame and Storm. Raised just outside Ithaca, New York, Becky is a Brandeis University alumna with a major in American Studies and a minor in Journalism. She currently serves as the product manager for, an online HIV resource, and is an avid supporter of New York, brunch, and feminism.

Riki Hayashi and Matthew Fox explore the ethical questions from the stories geeks love—superheroes, sci-fi, anime, fantasy, video games, and so much more.