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Old July 6 2013, 07:45 AM   #25
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Re: Just reread Dreadnaught!

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Although sometimes, yes, the guest characters were outright Mary Sues. The classic examples IMHO are Elizabeth Schafer in Death's Angel and Sola Thane in Triangle, and Anitra Lanter fits the pattern pretty well too, though I found her to be better-written than the others. (No trope is always bad. Even Mary Sues can be entertaining sometimes.)
Evan Wilson (from Uhura's Song) is another "positive Mary Sue" in my opinion,
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