There’s a decent chance that you know someone who’s a fan of science fiction or fantasy. This person probably doesn’t care much about other genres and even if she or he does, gifting them something related to science fiction or fantasy may just be a great idea. Luckily there are plenty of awesome things that you could gift. Every once in a while it’s a good idea to go beyond the usual gifting ideas and this list will help you find unusual but fun gifts for your loved ones.
1. Collector’s edition books
A good book is perhaps the best gift for science fiction and fantasy fans. After all they live and breathe great stories. There are several collector’s edition books with beautiful cover art that make for great additions to their personal libraries. Penguin’s new Galaxy Edition books are one example, along with Gollancz’s SF Masterworks series.
Price: Rs. 300 onwards
Link: Penguin Galaxy Edition, SF Masterworks
RoboCop meets a coffee mug, to create this cool coffee accessory. Fun for RoboCop fans and those looking for an unusual coffee mug.
Price: Rs. 699
3. Star Trek pizza cutter
Know someone who loves Star Trek and pizza? This might be the perfect gift for them. Unfortunately, this version of the Starship Enterprise won’t take you where no one’s gone before.
Price: Rs. 3,413
4. Dancing Groot bobblehead
Everyone loves Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy. Everyone will love this cute dancing bobblehead too.
Price: Rs. 1,208
5. Game of Thrones colouring book
Colouring books for adults are very popular these days - though this Game of Thrones coloring book probably will probably require more red than anything else.
Price: Rs. 329
6. Moleskine limited edition notebooks
Moleskine needs no introduction. The company’s stationery items are very popular across the world. It has several limited edition notebooks for science fiction and fantasy fans, with everything from Harry Potter to Star Wars.
Price: Rs. 1,000 onwards
7. Serenity flash drive
Firefly is one of the biggest cult hits as far as science fiction TV shows go. Sadly the show was shuttered after just one season, but you can keep the memories alive with this flash drive.
Price: Rs. 4,232
Link: ThinkGeek or Amazon
8. Engineered by Firefly belt buckle
Another one for Firefly fans. This time it’s a cool belt buckle. If you haven’t watched the show, you won’t get the appeal... and yes that is another way of saying you should just watch Firefly already.
Price: Rs. 2,124
9. Live Long and prosper ring
Know someone who loves Spock or Vulcans from Star Trek? This might be a great gift for them.
Price: Rs. 3,500 (approx., including shipping to India)
10. Death Star candle
One for Star Wars fans. Like the Death Star from the movies, it’ll burn bright if you light it.
Price: Rs. 1,400 (approx., including shipping to India)
11. Back to the Future poster
The DeLorean, captured in a beautiful poster for your home or office. We’ll let the picture below do all the talking.
Price: Rs. 1,800 (approx., including shipping to India)
Probably the most hassle-free of all gifts on this list, and the store listed below has decent options for almost everyone.
Price: Rs. 499 onwards
These are our favourite gifts for fans of science fiction and fantasy. Which are yours? Let us know via the comments below.
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