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Old June 15 2011, 04:33 AM   #107
Elias Vaughn
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Re: Star Trek: Voyager: Children Of The Storm Review Thread

Kathryn J. wrote: View Post
Why are a woman and her fans treated differently that men and their fans?
imo, it's more offensive to reduce a complex character down to one trait than it is to kill off said fictional character in the first place.

"Why are a black man and his fans treated differently than a bunch of white people and their fans?"

"Why are a French man and his fans being treated differently than a bunch of Americans?"

Janeway was more than just a woman. Sisko's more than the token black guy. Picard is more than a Frenchman. No one ever reduces Sisko or Picard down to just the one trait, because it's absurd.

I love reading Janeway threads, though. They're actually really amusing, when people start implying (purposely or otherwise) that Janeway's death was a personal slight against them and that there is no possible way a Voyager book could be any good without her.

Honestly, though, I wasn't huge on Children of the Storm, but it's not because of a lack of Janeway. Just wasn't my cup of tea.
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