Scientific Romance: Is this the best science fiction wedding reading OF ALL TIME?!

An Offbeat Bride reader first brought this poem by author Tim Pratt to our attention way back in 2011. Almost 10 years later, we stumbled upon it and it's still just so freaking perfect for those of you looking for a nerdy, science wedding reading that would feel great at a science-minded geeky wedding, or space or astronomy-themed wedding or even an atheist wedding…

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I proposed to my boyfriend using the most romantic moment in Star Wars

I proposed to my fiance Simen on our anniversary, so I thought I'd share the story of how I did it with the most romantic part of Star Wars. I went on Etsy and I found a Star Wars fidget spinner ring. He likes Star Wars (though I had never watched any of it), and he fidgets a lot, so I thought it was pretty good. I asked my friend Benedikt JOKINGLY if there was a romantic moment in Star Wars.

He showed me one particular scene you may recognize…

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This May the Fourth wedding had dancing storm troopers, original art, & a killer black dress

hen May the 4th falls on a weekend, you know there will be some choice Star Wars-influenced weddings to be seen. But Tiffany and Kyle's epic Star Wars wedding takes the Wookiee cookies. From dancing storm troopers to a Darth Vader ceremony cameo to original Star Wars artwork by the bride to the TIE Fighter cake, it was a galactic celebration the likes of which Endor and Naboo had never seen.

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This wedding was a sci-fi lover's ceremony and cryptid creatures with a dose of boho in the desert

A sci fi lover's ceremony and mythical/cryptid creatures with a dose of boho in the desert! Since Victor proposed in a redwood forest after we visited the Bigfoot Museum in Santa Cruz, we kept the cryptid creature theme going for our wedding. Our save-the-date paid homage to X-files, UFOs, and the elusive Sasquatch. Our quirky wedding suite reflects our love not only for Joshua Tree but for all things mythical and paranormal.