Therin of Andor wrote:
A lot of my favorite characters have been killed off in TV shows and books before.
As for ST, I'd say all
of my favourites have been killed off: Spock, Data, Jadzia, Janeway, Trip, and a few favourite background characters in the novels.
In the wider SF media: Robin, Golden Eagle, Martin in "V: The Series", Superman...
Traumatic at the time, refreshing for the main story, and bittersweet when/if they return.
get help for that.
Why not try writing your "nasty" post, but then clean it up by putting a more positive swing to it - and clicking "Submit Reply" only after you've removed any nastiness. If you're feeling hurt, don't inflict hurt back onto others.
You really can be in control of what you say online. And you might find your attitude in real life becomes generally more positive.
they could have demoted her...
You know what people would have said, "Finally, they promoted a major, ongoing female character into the Admiralty and what do the idiot novelists do? Demote her!"
Maybe I should try with this: "Help! I need somebody! Help! Not just anybody. Help! You know I need someone. Heeeelp!
When I was younger etc...."
Anyway, I can be a very friendly and charming person too! Most of the time I'm regarded as such.
Not to mention that I took the opportunity to take a look at your Andorian site. Very good! I like the Andorians and it's nice to get some information about them.
As for demoting Janeway, I can see your point. But such a move would do away with Janeway having to spend most of her time behind a desk and instead be out in space and explore.
The real question here is WHY seemingly "kill" Janeway to take her away from the main action as a serious plot device, unless they are already planning to bring her back in a future novel? Why do it at all unless it was designed and concieved as a plot device and they will be bringing her back in future adventures?
Just adding my three cents hope you do not mind, Lynx!