Sexy Times in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Even though SF, fantasy and horror deal with the unexpected and unknown, the descriptions of intimate relationships between characters sometimes seem stale. Where’s the imagination, where’s the weird? Or is that what we want at all? Do we prefer the traditional and well-known, and even the gratuitous sex scenes in our novels? Our panel of writers and readers of all things NSFW discusses their favorite and least-favorite examples of using sex in speculative fiction.

Gaie Sebold, Marianna Leikomaa, Nastia T