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Old October 31 2012, 05:54 PM   #47
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I'd say I look for something a bit different in a fanfic, but not too different if you know what I mean.

The problem with Star Trek fanfic is that so many stories tend to revolve around the same thing - a new crew is assembled to take charge of a new ship and off they go, which is fine but the market can get a little saturated and everything blends into everything else.

So it's nice to see something that takes the existing Star Trek scenario and has a little fun with it with some 'outside the box' thinking.

But then I don't personally enjoy things that go too far, killing off main characters and the like. I personally like my fanfic to be something that could be shown in an episode if you know what I mean.

And of course the use ridiculous ten mile long behemoth Starfleet ships with eighty phaser cannons and a stockpile of 500,000 torpedoes more or less goes without saying as a big no no.
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