threatens to broadcast the coordinates of the Trisolanran system to prevent

Threatens to broadcast the coordinates of the

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threatens to broadcast the coordinates of the Trisolanran system to prevent their invasion, but if they do broadcast it, earth’s own position will also be exposed, which is exactly what happened towards the end of the novel. And with the exposure, both the Trisolaran system and the solar system are destroyed, which makes readers think how different this universe is to the earth: maybe not so different. Although The Three Body Trilogy is born in a period saturated with a comparatively strong anti American imperialism and anti Japanese sentiment, and the story is narrated mostly from humans’ point of view, the trilogy’s moral actually transcends the anti American, anti Japanese nationalism
Mengtian SUN 640 prevalent at the time it was written. Its ending stands above the perspective of both the self/humans/the Chinese and the other/alien/the West and Japan, and asks the key question: What will the fate of all lives be in a “dark forest” world? The future for this universe is rather bleak. In order to avoid dark forest attacks, many technologically advanced civilizations in the universe have built micro universes, independent from the normal, macro universe. Since the total mass in the macro universe is right the amount which enables it to crush (because of gravity) and then reborn (and thus in an eternal cycle of life), and since mass is taken from the macro universe to build the micro universes, it is implied that the macro universe will not be able to collapse and thus will go on expanding forever. In the end, there will be only darkness and void. This seems quite a dark prospect. However, Liu gives readers a glimpse of hope, by pointing out a way out. At the end of the story, only two humans are left in the universe—Cheng Xin and Guan Yifan. They live with Zhizi in a micro universe that is built by Yun Tianming (for Cheng Xin), who loves Cheng Xin but was sent to the Trisolaran fleet as the envoy early in the story. Cheng and Guan have become close friends with Zhizi, who is the “manager” of that micro universe. One day (tens of millions of years after the human Trisolaran war), they received a message written in more than a million different languages, almost the same amount as the civilizations who have built micro universes. It turns out that it is sent by a collective of civilizations, called the “return movement.” Aware of the universe’s situation, they strive to prevent future constructions of micro universes, and sent the message advocating the return of the mass from the micro universe. Not answering their appeal and remaining in the micro universe is obviously more beneficial for Cheng and Guan, for if the return movement succeeds and the universe is reborn, they can go to the new universe through the micro universe; if the return movement failed and the universe is dead, they can still live in this micro universe. But they decided to leave the micro universe and return the mass to the macro universe, for if everyone thinks in the former way and no one returns any mass, the macro universe will definitely die. The only thing

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