But it's unprecedented in the prose industry
Unprecedented in the world of licensed tie-ins?
When there are ongoing contractual or legal negotiations, it's often not permitted to discuss them publicly until after they're resolved. There is a lot of confidentiality in business.
Which is what I was trying to say before
. If Allyn now has insider information that's different. I was attempting to present the situation as I
understood it, as a fan.
Years after the fact, we learn that the 1989 memo from the Star Trek Office coincided with Filmation going out of business. In 1989, it was simply, "TAS does not crossover with the movies."