Brace yourselves. The Terminator franchise marks today as the date when artificial intelligence overtakes the planet! In 1984, the first Terminator film wowed audiences with a high-concept premise, stunning action, and iconic visuals. The Terminator franchise defined action films and caused audiences to question the growing reach of technology in our daily lives.
Many of the most popular stories on Wattpad’s sci-fi profile touch on dystopias and time travel, much like the Terminator films. On Wattpad, over 2.6 million uploads have been shared in the science fiction category. People also spent almost 30 million minutes reading sci-fi last month alone.
To see how much people love dystopian worlds, we just have to look at the success of franchises like The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Terminator. Science fiction and dystopian themes go together like peanut butter and jelly. It just works.
Luckily for us, there’s no shortage of great dystopian sci-fi to choose from on Wattpad. The best part? Even if the internet turns against us, you can count on Wattpad’s offline reading feature to keep your library intact!