We're all familiar with Evil Empires -- but how many stories really dig into what it's like to be a cog in those merciless machines? How does it change the overall story when we see it through the eyes of bureaucrats going along to get along? Taking 1970s/80s British science fiction show BLAKE'S 7 as our starting point, let's talk about the minutiae of Evil Empires and their portrayals in books and media.
Second large space. This side usually won't have a stage or a projector available so expect to find panels and discussions in here rather than presentations and demos.