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Encyclopedia > Fire (Lexx)

In the sci-fi television series LEXX, the fictional planet "Fire" is the afterlife for all evil souls, and the location for much of Season 3. It shares a tight mutual orbit and an atmosphere with Planet Water, which is the afterlife for all good souls. The souls on Water and Fire have no memory of how they arrived there; they simply "woke up" there one day. The nature and names of "Fire" and "Water" may be a nod to both Philip Jose Farmer's Riverworld and Robert L. Forward's Rocheworld. A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... LEXX is a science fiction TV series that follows the adventures of a group of mismatched individuals aboard the Lexx, the most powerful destructive force in the two universes from which the show takes its name. ... The afterlife (or life after death) is a generic term referring to a continuation of existence, typically spiritual and experiential, beyond this world, or after death. ... Evil is a term describing that which is regarded as morally bad, intrinsically corrupt, wantonly destructive, inhumane, or wicked. ... The soul, according to many religious and philosophical traditions, is a self aware ethereal substance particular to a unique living being. ... In the television series LEXX, the fictional planet Water is the afterlife for all good souls, and the location for much of Season 3. ... Philip José Farmer (born January 26, 1918) is an American author, principally known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. ... Riverworld is a fictional universe and the setting for a series of science fiction books written by Philip José Farmer. ... Robert Lull Forward commonly known as Robert L. Forward (August 15, 1932 - September 21, 2002) was a United States physicist and science fiction writer. ... Rocheworld Rocheworld (1990) AKA The Flight of the Dragonfly (1984) is a science fiction novel by Robert Forward. ...

Fire is ruled by Prince, a man with supernatural powers who may be the Devil. Prince controls certain aspects of Fire, such as having influence over the queue in which evil souls wait to be reincarnated on Fire (there are too many evil souls in the two universes for them to all reincarnate on Fire at the same time). Other leaders on Fire wage constant war against Prince; these include Duke, who has lesser supernatural powers, and Queen, who is the reincarnation of the cannibal warlord Giggerota from Season 1. The other major named character on Fire is Priest, Prince's cowardy lackey. Ismbard Prince is the cruel ruler of the Planet Fire in the Third Series of the science-fiction television show Lexx. ... The Devil is the name given to a supernatural entity, who, in most Western religions, is the central embodiment of evil. ... Giggerota The Wicked is a cannibalistic female creature from the Light Zone in the science fiction television show Lexx. ... President Reginald J. Priest (Played by Rolf Kines) is the president of the United States of America in the Television show Lexx. ...

Fire is an inhospitable planet, with its entire surface covered in desert and open seas of lava. Even when the sun beats down mercilessly on the desert sands, the ground below is hotter still than the sky above. Fire is said to have no water of its own, and people on the open sands during daylight quickly die. The inhabitants of Fire live in enormous towers, each of which contains a single city. These provide them shade from the sun and possibly keep them cooler by raising them away from the planet's warm surface. Prince's city, Princetown, is cooled by an enormous bellows powered by damned souls forced to pedal on exercise bikes attached to Guillotines. The Maiden, an older Scottish design. ...

The inhabitants of Fire frequently raid Water by traveling there in hot air balloons through the planets' shared atmosphere. They do this partly to collect water, and partly to sadistically kill the good souls on Water. But however many times Prince's armies kill all the inhabitants of Water, he and the other rulers of Fire continuously fight amongst themselves until they undermine their rule of the paradise planet and are once more confined to their own tormenting planet. In addition, the inhabitants of Water simply reincarnate and the war continues. For this reason, Prince is excited when the Lexx appears, with the potential to finally destroy Water. Hot air balloons are the oldest successful human flight technology, dating back to the Montgolfier brothers invention in Annonay, France in 1783. ...

Fire is destroyed by the Lexx under the command of Xev at the end of Season 3. This act frees all the damned souls of Fire, and also frees Prince's spirit from his body. Prince then posesses the Lexx and destroys Water, finally ending his war. As the Lexx begins to search for the nearest planet to feed on, it is revealed that Fire and Water were in the Earth's solar system, in the same orbit as Earth but on the opposite side of the Sun in the L3 Lagrangian point. Zev of B3K is a major character on the television show Lexx. ... The Lagrangian points (IPA: ; also Lagrange point, L-point, or libration point), are the five positions in interplanetary space where a small object affected only by gravity can theoretically be stationary relative to two larger objects (such as a satellite with respect to the Earth and Moon). ...

See also

List of Lexx planets List of Lexx Planets The Cluster Dark Zone Fire (Lexx) Light Zone Water (Lexx) Burmle Categories: ‪Fictional planets‬ | ‪Lexx‬ ...

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Isambard Prince - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (722 words)
Soon, the crew of the Lexx is split up and Prince takes a certain fancy to Xev, asking her to be his "Queen." She refuses, but he continues to pursue Xev and to attempt to gain control of the Lexx.
When Stan's doppelganger deems Stanley material for Planet Fire, Prince is able to control where and when Stanley reincarnates on the surface of Fire, showing more evidence that Prince is a spiritual entity.
From there, he doggedly pursues the crew of the Lexx in order to seize control of the Lexx as a powerful weapon and, later, as a means of escaping the alien infestation of Earth.
Water (LEXX) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
It shares an atmosphere and a tight mutual orbit with Planet Fire, which is the afterlife for all evil souls.
While Fire is ruled and in many ways physically controlled by Prince, Water does not appear to have a similar guardian.
As the Lexx looks for the nearest planet to feed on, it is revealed that Fire and Water were part of the Earth's solar system, following the same orbit as the Earth but on the other side of the Sun.
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