Re: VOY Fans and Janeway in the VOY relaunch books (spoilers)
I get the impression that many of those who like the current direction of the books are those who didn't like the TV series and didn't like Janeway either.
As for books being canon or not, for a very long time I stated in several debates that I regarded the books as canon.
And look what I got for that
Its YOUR fault!
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