Sci-fi and magic

In the fantasy miniseries Locke and Key, one of the magical keys is the “anywhere key”. To use it, you just think about where you want to go. Then you use the key in any door. When you walk through the door, you are at your destination.

This is, quite evidently, exactly what the Star Trek transporter does. Except one is billed as magic, and the other as technology.

For the purposes of storytelling, I suspect there are many crossovers of this nature between the realms of fantasy and sci-fi (human flight, invisibility, omniscient knowledge, telepathy, immortality, etc). Clearly something is going on here, probably involving our desire for wish fulfilment in the stories we create and receive.

I wonder whether anyone has ever cataloged this phenomenon in any sort of systematic way.

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