A True Story: The Crazy Tale of the First Sci-Fi Story Ever Written (2nd Century AD)

Back in the second century AD, Greek author Lucian of Samosata wrote what is now considered the first sci-fi story of all time. “A True Story” was written to poke fun at some of the outlandish tales published by some of the author’s peers, particularly those reporting fantastical events as if they were true. Here is an entertaining summary of the book by Youtuber Austin McConnell.

Hey Hollywood! That tale would make for an awesome movie, so what are you guys waiting for? Chop chop!


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