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Alliance to Restore Canon (ARC)

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Canon, what is it? Yes it is a type of artillery fixture however it has another meaning. "To understand canon and continuity, the overall Star Wars saga should be looked at as a set of stories written by many different people which "document\" past "events." Although some stories are more reliable than others, they all are looked upon as part of the overall "history." It should also be remembered that all of these stories are simply that-stories. There are numerous errors that inevitably arise between the stories simply because different authors have their own ways of telling the story and may not have the time and resources to perfectly align the details."- Wookieepedia. Different types of canon are present. In Star Wars canon, the highest level of canon is the 6 films made by George Lucas, the next level of cannon includes Tv Series such as the 2 Clone Wars series one made by Dave Filloni and the other by Genndy Tartakovsky. Last but not least, the next level of canon is the Novels and Comics written and published by various authors and companies.
In Tolkien's franchise, the concept of Canon is a little more complex, for the subject is still being debated. Naturally, the highest canon material is works published by J. R. R. Tolkien and his son, Christopher Tolkien. "I would draw some of the great tales in fullness, and leave many only placed in the scheme, and sketched. The cycles should be linked to a majestic whole, and yet leave scope for other minds and hands, wielding paint and music and drama ." - J.R.R Tolkien. From 2001 to 2003, film maker, Peter Jackson released 3 films depicting his interpretation of The Lord Of the Rings trilogy. Certain events that Jackson cut out or re-wrote in his interpretation sparked controversy amongst some fans of the series. The biggest issue was that in Jackson's interpretation of The Return Of The King in 2003, depicted the Shire a happy and un-touched place after the destruction of the one ring. In Tolkien's book, when Frodo returns from destroying the ring, the Shire is in ruins, industrialized, and secretly under the control of Saruman. Despite the differences, Jackson's films are loved and enjoyed and will continue to be enjoyed for years to come.
The goal of this group, The Alliance To Restore Canon, is to compile and discuss contradictions with canon in various sci-fi and fantasy franchises. Not to criticize the franchises but to simply make note of the contradictions and ask "how does this contradict? Why does this contradict? Is it an accident or on purpose? Is it directly from the franchise or one of the many independent authors?". So again, we are not criticizing the franchises, just wondering why these contradictions exist and why have they not been fixed. Something as simple as deeming it uncanon can fix a contradiction. Like the 2008 Clone Wars series for example, George Lucas has not yet officially declared the series canon and whether or whether not the series will re-write existing canon entirely or simply add to the time- line that had been established before 2008.
At the moment, the Alliance To Restore Canon is mostly made up of star wars fans, but we are open to other sci-fi and fantasy series so if you have found contradictions in other franchises and feel as if your not being heard, don't be afraid to join. All are welcome and all are treated with respect.


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Commissar_Delta
Commissar_Delta Jan 6 2011, 8:40pm says:

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damn right they should apologize. first star wars then indy, tisk tisk george lucas tisk tisk

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Commissar_Delta
Commissar_Delta Jan 6 2011, 3:03pm says:

yes! 40 members, keep it up guys.

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Also_known_as_Peter
Also_known_as_Peter Jan 6 2011, 6:17pm replied:

7 members away from awards. Vote for me ! "Why choose the Lesser Evil ?"

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Commissar_Delta
Commissar_Delta Jan 6 2011, 7:38pm replied:

is that from something? oh wait, i know now it was the "vote for Cthulu 2008" poster

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Also_known_as_Peter
Also_known_as_Peter Jan 6 2011, 9:26pm replied:

Yeah, I said "Mister C, we can't swap the White House for R'lyeh's Citadel !"
It said: M'hgal Nik G'fol R'lyeh Cthulhu Godf'as"
I said: " You sir, are a complete bastard."

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Nova_Stihl
Nova_Stihl Jan 5 2011, 8:17pm says:

during part 2 *everybody looks over at the still firing trooper* theyre gone. i know but its fun!
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Commissar_Delta
Commissar_Delta Jan 6 2011, 3:52pm replied:

and another thing, stormtroopers are completely seperate from the imperial army. the imperial army is made up of common men who go through basic military training. they look like General veers in ESB. the stormtroopers are eilete heavy infantry, like the U.S marines or the Waffen SS.

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Nova_Stihl
Nova_Stihl Jan 6 2011, 8:08pm replied:

i also believe (and in accordance to antilles im just saying what happens in the books/wookiepedia) that stormtroopers were strictly male humans unless the felmale or the nonhuman was extremely capable in their role. additionally, i doubt the commander of the elite branch of the army would except that kind of talk about the smells and bored feelings.

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antillies
antillies Jan 6 2011, 8:35pm replied:

In ideal situations, yes, idle chatter would be kept to a minimum, especially in battle. In this case though, where these units are operating in a backwater planet and have become numb to the routine of patrolling, the talk acts as a means of keeping themselves alert and, as you said, entertaining themselves. Bored soldiers often do bad things, ususally unitentionally, because they aren't paying as much attention to their surroundings.

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antillies
antillies Jan 6 2011, 5:09pm replied:

So, what exactly is your point?

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