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Poll: Choose a Guardian. The Rest Will Try to Kill You - Sci-fi Edition

Pick one of the popular sci-fi characters below as your guardian. Choose wisely though, as the others will hunt you down and try to kill you.

Who do you think you have more of a chance to survive with?

Note: Superheros and supervillains are excluded. Movies only.

Discuss the roaster here

Make Your Choice

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    The Terminator

    Pros: It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dea-I mean, until the guys hunting you are dead! And it knows why you cry.

    Cons: It needs a vacation.

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    The Predator

    Pros: It changes colors, like the chameleon, it uses the jungle.

    Cons: If it bleeds, you can kill it (and it's one ugly mother******)

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    Darth Vader

    Pros: He finds your lack of guardians...disturbing. Join him, and together you can rule the galaxy!

    Cons: Vulnerable to electricity and long lost sons. Also, he doesn't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.

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    Pros: Dead or alive, you're coming with him.

    Cons: What's that? You'd "buy that for a dollar"? Well, it'd certainly cost more than that to repair him if the goods get damaged.

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    Agent Smith

    Pros: "The best thing about me is that there's many me's!"

    Cons: Only works in The Matrix. And only on weekdays.

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    Katniss Everdeen

    Pros: She'll volunteer as tribute.

    Cons: Sheepishly shies away from DVD copies of Battle Royale, The Running Man and The Most Dangerous Game.

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    The Thing

    Pros: If I was an imitation, a perfect imitation, how would you know if it was really me?

    Cons: I don't know what the hell it is, but it's weird and pissed off, whatever it is.

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    Pros: "And you may choose a woman. We have many fine woman."

    Cons: Sheepishly shies away from DVD copies of Dances with Wolves and Pocahontas.

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    Rick Deckard

    Pros: He's seen things you people wouldn't believe.

    Cons: It's too bad he won't live...but then again who does?

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    Kyle Reese

    Pros: Come with him if you want to live!

    Cons: "Cyborgs don't feel pain. I do."

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    Max Rockatansky

    Pros: His name is Max.

    Cons: His world is fire and blood.

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    Snake Plissken

    Pros: "We'd make one hell of a team, Snake!"

    Cons: He doesn't give a **** about you or your President.

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    Pros: "Why does it matter what happens to me?"

    Cons: "Now listen carefully. This is a very important rule. This is the only rule. You get injured on the field, you better make sure you die."

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    Pros: He'll be back.

    Cons: Typically, the subject being terminated.

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    The Gunslinger

    Pros: We aren't dealing with ordinary machines here. These are highly complicated pieces of equipment.

    Cons: In some cases, they have been designed by other computers. We don't know exactly how they work.

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    Pros: She'll be back.

    Cons: "The person I'm supposed to be protecting was here. Where did he go ? Tell me. Where did he go?"

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    Pros: A survivor... unclouded by conscience, remorse, or delusions of morality.

    Cons: Its structural perfection is matched only by its hostility.

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    Judge Dredd

    Pros: He is the Law.

    Cons: He is the Law.

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    Pros: Likely the most powerful good practitioner of the Force, and if you have the midichlorians can also teach you amazing stuff.

    Cons: He's over 900 years old, and may die soon

    Suggested by alioth4

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    Pros: It's an AI that manages all the nukes for the US, and is programmed to prevent nuclear war between the superpowers.

    Cons: You must live by its (enlightened?) dictatorship, or else

    Suggested by alioth4

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    River Tam

    Pros: She can kick butt physically, "kill with her brain" mentally, and is an overall savant genius you want on your side.

    Cons: Mentally unstable due to her past traumas, and therefore unpredictable.

    Suggested by alioth4