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Old August 21 2008, 02:50 AM   #69
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Re: Read & Reread "Greater Than The Sum"- My Opinion (Spoilers)

The problem is, people tend to see a character who has one or two traits in common with the classic definition of a Mary Sue and conclude, "See? That's a Mary Sue!" Which is kind of like saying that if an animal has stripes, it must be a zebra.

That said, from what I've heard about the Harrington character, I can understand people saying she has MS-like attributes and criticizing the character on those grounds.
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