^But will it really lessen those old novels in your eyes if the new movies contradict them? I still read and enjoy The Final Reflection
, Final Frontier
and other contradicted Trek novels. The sad truth is, tie-in novels are only read by about 2% of a show's TV/movie audience.
Lenny Nurdbol wrote:
The thing is, as I've said before, the Star WARS universe is more flexible and George Lucas lets fans be fans...
Paramount, on the other hand, acts like a big dick to fans because they expect a cut of everything, no matter how small and petty...
Did he really? This site tells a rather different tale of early Star Wars fandom where it was George Lucas being difficult, particuarly with regard to any 'zines featuring adult content: http://fanlore.org/wiki/Star_Wars_Fanzines