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A nemesis is a seemingly unbeatable or unconquerable enemy, often used as a foil to the protagonist, where interaction between the hero and his antagonist forms the main conflict of the story. The protagonist is the central figure of a story, and is often referred to as a storys main character. ... Sir Galahad, a hero of Arthurian legend In many myths and folk tales, a hero is a man or woman (the latter often called a heroine), traditionally the protagonist of a story, legend or saga, commonly possessed of abilities or character far greater than that of a typical person, which... This article refers to literary antagonists. ...

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Nemesis (called Rhamnusia, the goddess of Rhamnus, at her sanctuary in Rhamnus), in Greek mythology, is the spirit of divine retribution, vengeful fate personified as a remorseless goddess. ... Nemesis is a tragedy in four acts written by Alfred Nobel, the man behind the Nobel Prizes. ... Alfred Nobel Alfred Bernhard Nobel  listen (October 21, 1833, Stockholm, Sweden – December 10, 1896, San Remo, Italy). ... Nemesis is a science fiction novel by Isaac Asimov. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Dr. Isaac Asimov enthroned with symbols of his lifes work (Rowena Morrill) Isaac Asimov (c. ... Detective fiction is a branch of crime fiction that centres upon the investigation of a crime, usually murder, by a detective, either professional or amateur. ... Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (September 15, 1890–January 12, 1976), was a British crime fiction writer. ... Nemesis were the first rap crew from Texas to enjoy some popularity in the US and world-wide, thanks to their label, Profile Records, which also brought out many popular east coast rap releases such as EPMDs seminal Strictly Business. Nemesis included members The Sbake, Big Al and M... The terms alternative rock and alternative music1 were coined in the early 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired music genres which didnt fit into the mainstream genres of the time. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... See also: 1992 in film, other events of 1993, 1994 in film, list of years in film. Events March 31 - Actor Brandon Lee is accidentally killed during the filming of The Crow. ... Nemesis the Warlock is a fictional character, the terrifying demonic protagonist of the comic strip of the same name, created by writer Pat Mills and artist Kevin ONeill. ... Note: This is an article about the British comic book 2000 AD, rather than the year 2000 2000 AD logo 2000 AD is a weekly British science fiction oriented comic. ... Star Trek Nemesis (Paramount Pictures, 2002; see also 2002 in film) is the tenth feature film based on the popular Star Trek science fiction television series. ... The Enterprise boldly going where no man had gone before. ... See also: 2001 in film, other events of 2002, 2003 in film and the list of years in film. Events May - The Pianist directed by Roman Polanski wins the Palme dOr at the Cannes Film Festival. ... Nemesis is a Decepticon spaceship in the fictional Transformers Generation One universe. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive fictional world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... This is a partner page to Transformers Universes, listing the various comic and television series and specials that the Transformer toyline has spawned since its creation in 1984. ... Nemesis is a fictional character in the DC Comics universe. ... The DC Universe (DCU) is the fictional shared setting where most of the comic stories published by DC Comics take place. ... Suicide Squad is a name for a variety of organizations created for and owned by DC Comics. ... The Marvel Universe is the fictional shared setting where most of the comic stories published by Marvel Comics take place. ... Alpha Flight is a Canadian team of super heroes, created for Marvel Comics by artist and writer John Byrne (who is himself a Canadian). ... Categories: Stub | Types of roller coasters ... Alton Towers is Britains best known theme park. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...

Science

128 Nemesis is a very large and very dark main belt asteroid and it has a carbonaceous composition. ... An asteroid is a small, solid object in our Solar System, orbiting the Sun. ... Nemesis is the name given to a hypothetical red dwarf star, magnitude between 7 and 12, orbiting the Sun at a distance of about 50,000 to 100,000 AU, somewhat beyond the Oort cloud. ... A Sun is the star at the centre of a solar system. ... In computing, an operating system (OS) is the system software responsible for the direct control and management of hardware and basic system operations. ... The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest in the English-speaking world, after Oxford University. ... The University of Glasgow is the largest of the three universities in Glasgow, Scotland. ... Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS) is a U.S. high technology software company, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with subsidiary operations in the UK and Australia. ...

Computer and video games

  • Wizardry: Nemesis - a computer role-playing game in the Wizardry series.
  • Zork: Nemesis - an adventure game in the Zork series.
  • A name used for some installments of the Gradius video game series, mainly in Europe.
  • Resident Evil 3: Nemesis (original Japanese title: BioHazard 3: Last Escape). Nemesis is the name of a deadly biomechanical assassin made by the Umbrella Coorporation. Resident Evil: Nemesis was also a working title for the movie Resident Evil: Apocalypse.

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Nemesis (Marvel Comics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (793 words)
Nemesis is the name of, seemingly, three fictional superheroines in the Marvel Comics universe.
Nemesis then explained her relation to the villain to the heroes and disintegrated.
The second Nemesis was introduced as a member of Alpha Flight's trainee team, Gamma Flight, and remained a member until the team was disbanded, at which point she fled to keep her teammate Wild Child from being placed in government custody.
Nemesis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (527 words)
Nemesis (mythology), the goddess of divine retribution in Greek mythology.
Nemesis ((Brendan)), a monster in the anime Super Power Warriors; he is a mutated clone of Petros.
Nemesis (roller coaster), a popular inverted roller coaster at Alton Towers, a theme park in the United Kingdom.
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