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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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Feb 14, 2014 News 7 comments

Seeing that Star Wars: The Clone Wars is getting added to Netflix, it seems a bit unfair that it's predecessor doesn't. So I've decided to change that...

Delta's Last Ditch Effort To Save EU

Delta's Last Ditch Effort To Save EU

Jan 25, 2014 Alliance to Restore Canon (ARC) News 10 comments

With the Expanded Universe hierarchy now eliminated, the opportunity has arisen to bring back what has been reticoned, however this requires a little...

Disney Turns It's Eye Towards EU

Disney Turns It's Eye Towards EU

Jan 8, 2014 News 3 comments

The clusterfunk that is the Star Wars Timeline is going to be cleaned up a bit and YOUR favorite EU stories may be thrown in the proverbial trash.

Dark Horse Comics To Lose The Star Wars License

Dark Horse Comics To Lose The Star Wars License

Jan 3, 2014 News 16 comments

The 23 year reign of Dark Horse Comic will soon be at an end come 2015. Read the article for more information.

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nowhere3pro May 19 2013, 5:27am says:

one of the most confusing things about the clone wars is the battle of Duro. The main reason for the republic defeat is because the fleet patrolling the sector was bribed by Senator Onaconda Farr to protect Rodia. The problem is that according to TCW he was murdered before he could do that. again anther confusing and unnecessary contradiction, some times I wished they tried not contradict the pre - 2008 timeline.

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Commissar_Delta May 19 2013, 10:39am replied:

thats what they should have done. they set out to create new stories within the established timeline, however they ended up ravaging the established timeline.

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Lord_starkiller May 20 2013, 11:24pm replied:

It can still make sense that Farr was given a pardon, but was replaced by Senator Lolo Purs as seen in Senate Murders and Farr remains as his advisor until his assassination.

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Niner Skirata
Niner Skirata May 18 2013, 6:23pm says:

Old article but in a nearly future, we may see more products than these. What do you think about it ?

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Commissar_Delta May 18 2013, 11:46pm replied:

ahahaha i like the stitch as Grievous. i used to love that movie.

as for the goofy as cad bane my only responce is this:

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Niner Skirata
Niner Skirata May 7 2013, 9:37am says:

Disney + EA = partnership for video games.
I hope EA won't destroys SW video games like Sim City 5 and the pointless DRM...

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Commissar_Delta May 9 2013, 11:23am replied:

EA = Hitler

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Commissar_Delta May 3 2013, 9:01pm replied:

the clone wars fans/prequel appreciation isn't your group? im confused because last i heard you assumed control (at least temporary) then again my source may not have been reliable.

and as for your post I didn't even read it, lately your posts have been nothing but negativity so i wasn't entirely wrong in doing so.

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Commissar_Delta May 3 2013, 8:29pm says:

you see ozzy, its been quite here lately and i intend to keep it that way.

your always trying to find creative ways of suturing up conflict for your own amusement. you may have time to fritter away debating the effects of a kids show on the timeline of a movie franchise but i dont.

I don't go to your group and criticize what you guys stand for, and i hope you would extend the same courtesy to me but this isn't the case apparently

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Commissar_Delta Apr 14 2013, 5:32pm replied:

get over yourself? those are some pretty strong words coming from the most arrogant egotistical person i know (on the internet). took this guy a week and a half to finally swallow his pride, get on his knees and beg me back to manage the submod. (i exaggerated the begging part but he really did have to go through a lot to finally give in and ask me to come back)

it wasn't a "counter point" i was explaining myself as my original statement was misinterpreted over the course of the quarrel. the "stupid" part was opinionated therefore not subject to the formal argument. Also Niner's question was of an opinionated nature: "what do you guys think of Greedo speaking English" and i answered, granted i used an example that, until i was informed thusly by Darker_Side, i thought was good. then Darker_side CORRECTED me and i thank him for that because there was no way i could have known unless i read Shadows of the Empire which i will eventually get to reading once i purchase the novel. Its like reading a non formal essay on an individual's opinions on a heated topic and then subjugating it to criticism as if it were an actual written works

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