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does a canon character count? [Oct. 23rd, 2005|06:18 pm]

[mood |bitchybitchy]

I have to admit, it's actually the summary on this one that got me!


Story Or Series Title: Final Fronteer [speling, eny1?]
Book Series: The Immortals
Summary: "this is about daine and numair in the future. way in the future. they are exploring space. daine may seem like a mary sue, but she isn't. not at all. yea. R&R is welcome." [c/p exactly from the fic]
Culprit Author's Name: magequeen

Full Name (plus titles if any): Veralidaine Sarrasri
Full Species(es): Suedenial

Annoying Connections To Canon Characters: Used to be a canon character?
Annoying Special Abilities: Is only 17 BUT -

Harvard scholarship (she excelled)
- a master of science, physics and biology
- P.H.D. in mathematics and languages [speaks Spanish, German, French & English]
- first hand research in animal behavior
- robotics programmer
- very intelligent orphan girl
- basic training as a doctor

[It's the last one that got me - basic training as a doctor? *laughs* I'm 2/3 into my medical degree - there is no basic training as a doctor. Trust me]

Other Annoying Traits: *gasp* she has no annoying traits, she is PERFECT.

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The girl’s face lit up and she squealed. She hopped up and began to dance, then she stopped, remembering where she was. The man looked at her with a raised eyebrow. He looked a bit amused. He asked, “how old are you?”

“I am 17.” She said.

“What? 17! How can you be so young?” he asked in horror.

“I graduated last year. I went through primary and secondary at the same time. So, I cut back 5 years of my education. If I had not, I would only have come when I was 22.”

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(no subject) [Sep. 6th, 2005|01:04 pm]

So, I was off through the pit looking for fanfic to solicit for the Fall Equinox copy of our fanzine (and, hint hint, wouldn't mind reccomendations or shameless self advertisements!) and ran across some seriously giggle-worthy stuff.

Although--if you must review, please concrit instead of flaming.

Story Or Series Title: The Fireball
Summary: After Alanna and Kel become knights, a young girl wants to be knight. Her parents make her a lady anyway. She all so happens to be a compleat natural at sword fighting. You know, that plotline was kind of old when Alanna did it. Creativity? Please?
Book Series: Post PotS (Tortall)
Culprit Author's Name: baseball2horse

Full Name (plus titles if any): Melody
Full Species(es): Mulier badasstica pseudofeminista (Grrl Sue)
Hair Color (include adjectives): Not mentioned
Eye Color (include adjectives): Not mentioned
Unusual Markings/Colorations: Parades around in a Mysterious "dull gray fencing gear"
Special Possessions (if any): Embroidery she swiped off her maid; a sword

Annoying Origin: One of those stupid provincial castles in Tortall that breed Sues.
Annoying Connections To Canon Characters: Is destined to be the next Lady Knight
Annoying Special Abilities: Despite being a ten-year-old with no former training, she can kick her brother's ass in fencing every time, and "Lord Wyndol" thinks her brother's the best fencer at Court.
Other Annoying Traits: Incredibly bad dialogue.

Please include a small sample of the worst of this story: Read more...Collapse )
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(no subject) [May. 13th, 2005|03:15 pm]


And look what I found. . .

Story Or Series Title: Ancient Mystery
Book Series: Tamora Pierce
<STRIKE>Culprit</STRIKE> Author's Name: Ma petit

Full Name (plus titles if any): Serena of Mortos
Full Species(es): From what I see, a Marium Sueium. Wait, scratch that, a vampire.
Hair Color (include adjectives): "Each black lock of hair, looked like it had a life of its own in it, moving like the water at every turn of the head."
Eye Color (include adjectives): "eyes of a fair blue and green, which changed slightly in the flicker of the candlelight"
Unusual Markings/Colorations: A face that looks like it was carved like the gods, gorgeous figure, and blood red lips.I know if my lips were blood red, I'd be worried that someone had punched me and I hadn't realized it. . .
Special Possessions (if any): None, so far.

Annoying Origin: Family was killed by bandits. Pray tell how, if she is of a fief, could her noble family get killed by bandits?
Annoying Connections To Canon Characters: Knows who Kel is. . .
Annoying Special Abilities: "Mind manipulation"
Other Annoying Traits: I don't feel like reading that far to find them all out. Well, all the boys are in love with her by the middle of chapter one.

Please include a small sample of the worst of this story:

I can't. See for yourself.


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(no subject) [Nov. 7th, 2004|02:51 pm]
x-sued at marysues.

Story Or Series Title: Avenger
Book Series: Tortall
Culprit Author's Name: Nubia

Full Name (plus titles if any): Princess Novellee "Shadow" Nubiano of Serinda
Full Species(es): puella pastius tragicus, puella evilis
Hair Color (include adjectives): long, and "wheat-colored"
Eye Color (include adjectives): gray, cold like storm clouds
Unusual Markings/Colorations: "creamy" skin
Special Possessions (if any): a dagger cut especially for her hand

Annoying Origin: When poor Novellee (pronounced Nova Lee) was nine, her family was killed by Tortallan knights. They thought they had gotten her too, but unfortunately she survived and dedicated her life to finding and killing said knights.
Annoying Connections To Canon Characters: They killed her Mum and Dad, plus her requisite Older Brother Who is the Personification of All Things Nice and Shit.
Annoying Special Abilities: a more powerful gift than anyone in Tortall but Numair, the ability to heal herself by singing with "a voice that any siren would envy" (wtf??), the ability to climb buildings (in particular, the Tortallan royal palace)
Other Annoying Traits: meets her truewuv. he is the only person who will look at her as if she is human. makes canon characters (for the purposes of this story, "villians") into OCs and brutes. c'mon, when was the last time Alanna kicked a helpless prisoner who was tied to a chair?

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Novalee is very mature for her nine years - and has the angsty monologue to prove it!Collapse )
Novalee vows to avenge her family. Hence the title. Collapse )
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(no subject) [Jul. 3rd, 2004|11:25 am]

I posted this in Mary Sues a while back.... Interested?
Story Or Series Title:Lady Mage So...orignal for a Tortall fic!
Fandom:Tamora Pierce, Tortall
Culprit Author's Name:Witchblood13 You are an insult to true magic and witchs

Full Name (plus titles if any):Claudia Cooper
Full Species(es):Human, as far as I can tell
Hair Color (include adjectives): "reddish hair"
Eye Color (include adjectives):N/A
Unusual Markings/Colorations:N/A
Special Possessions (if any):N/A

Annoying Origin:????
Annoying Connections To Canon Characters:Alanna's daughter
Annoying Special Abilities:To mess us Tortall, to make Aly, Thom, and Alan go poof,to make me want to spork her, to mess up all the plots
Other Annoying Traits:Is here.

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I can't. I just can't. Read:

This type of Sue makes me feel the world is coming to an end.
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(no subject) [May. 28th, 2004|08:30 pm]

[mood |happyhappy]
[music |Sarah McLachlan - Stupid]

This is what happens when I get bored and restless; I look for stupid people. And what's our community motto? Fish in a barrel. I searched "girl magic mysterious" on fanfiction.net and turned this up.

Story Or Series Title: Dragon Mage
Book Series: Immortals-ripoff
Culprit Author's Name: The author's note says that it was by a friend named 'Courtney C'. The username is 'Lady-Daine'

Full Name (plus titles if any): Maddy
Full Species(es): Wildmage!Sue
Hair Color (include adjectives): 'dirty blonde'
Eye Color (include adjectives): 'dark yellow, almost orange with a bit of red in them.'
Unusual Markings/Colorations: Her eyes frequently frighten people
Special Possessions (if any): Every animal known to man. OOC!Daine as an instructor.

Annoying Origin: Deep in the forests of Tortall, long, long ago (there are apparently leopards and tigers in Tortall, where it snows several feet every year. Blasted fantasy ecosystem. Jon also can't tell the difference between leopards and tigers).
Annoying Connections To Canon Characters: She's so speshul that she makes Daine lose her powers, conveniently letting Maddy take all the attention. The Tortallan crowd all kidnap her for her magical abilities. She also meets this female knight from the barony of "Mindelen". How odd; I thought we'd be told about this new warrior woman! I wonder if she's related to Keladry...
Annoying Special Abilities: Let me use the author's own words: "Her gift was with animals. It was not normal wild magic; it was different. Learning how to speak to animals at a young age, but her power came with a flaw, she could heal hours on end and not lose any energy, but she could not turn into any animals like the wild mage Daine."
Other Annoying Traits: Making Daine totally useless and a dunderhead about animals. Obvious lack of knowledge about animals on the author's part. At the end there's a random attack by dragons, but we don't know how it ends, since the story (mercifully) was last updated June 2002. Hopefully the author has gone on to better, bigger, and more carefully researched things.

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This horse is lame, troublesome, unbroken, and the Wildmage can't touch him. Let's gallop him around the field!Collapse )

Later on Jon says of the horse: "Let him go, but keep the halter on." and years of pasture management and lectures from my farrier start screaming in my memory.

Daine's a crabby old bitch who's jealous of the Sue's powerCollapse )
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(no subject) [May. 26th, 2004|03:47 pm]

[mood |contemplativecontemplative]
[music |Hold On by I have no clue]

Hey yall. Tamora Pierce was my first fandom. I've loved her books most of my life, & I hate Mary Sues with a vengance.
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(no subject) [May. 13th, 2004|11:02 pm]

I meant to have the Steelsings Writings Site up and running by this weekend, but restocking our library shelves goes treacherous slow. I'm too picky for my own good.

In fact, even in badfic I'm picky; I shy away from the ones with attrocious spelling because I'm not that masochistic right now (IB fulfulls that need for me at present).

In the meantime,
Sues to spork:
Weiryn's Daughter 1 Coming Home by Silverfall "Gwyneth of Dengorth is content with her life in the far regions of Tortall bordering Galla. But when her family is torn asunder, she learns a terrible, dark secret that changes her life forever. She must make a choice-her family? or her destiny?RR-I don'" The disclaimer reads, "I don't own the Immortals series. So you can't sue me." which shows that ignorance of the law eventually gets annoying.
Another Set of Four by River Griffin "Briar must work together with three other mage-girls to destroy a growing evil in Laenpa. At the same time, he has to face his new feelings for one of the girls."
Unexpected Love by WildMage007 "One of Alanna's ancesters runs away to find herself in a story that will become a legand in Tortal this was writen b4 i read SotL and is scary how close the plot is. The new chappie isn't a chappie"
The Voice Within by Shadow Fox I "Wild Fire, Star Angel, Dark Shadow and Raoul are all powerful mages. But the world they live in prohibits mages. But then they are brought to Tortall and they will soon find that strongest voice in any world, is the voice within."
I was a 21 centrey knight by sweetkissofdeath a girl gets trasported to tortall when alanna and Jon were pages mistaken for a boy goes to the palace and learns the ways of the pages. rated for my nasty little potty mouth and vilonce! PLEASE R&R!also the outsiders bunch and joey from YGO r in here" Kill it! KILL IT NOW!
Stories to watch and maybe spork in the future:
The Sapphire Eye by berlinchick90 "Kella is a normal servant girl, working in a castle. Or is she? Be taken on the thrilling adventure of Kella as she finds out the hidden secrets of her past and her futrue[sic]" Not much at all written yet- can spell and use grammar for the most part, but so much Sue potential...

....anyone got any? Please email me. I mean it. evidententhusiasm @ hotmail . com

Maybe one.
Princess of the Rogue II, Lady Storm by HuntressDiana "Alanna left Corus after the Great Palace Battle, guilt stricken and grieving. So she became Ariana, a Shang student with no past and no hope for a good future. But fate is a funny thing, her path has crossed with Jon's and her secret has been revealed. (So... the story looks well-written and I might use it for SS, but it's an AU sequel and I didn't know that, so my immediate reaction was, "OMGWTFBBQ" Its predecessor, as well as this one, is astoundingly huge)

I might do up a report or two after I've actually found some stuff for Steelsings and have finished little nuisances like homework.
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(no subject) [May. 1st, 2004|10:03 am]
[mood |accomplished]
[music |Melfina's Song--Outlaw Star]

Hi, I'm new here and my name's Cia. Thank Irby somone created a Pierce Sue report place. All  I want to say is that this my eyes are bleeding at the short ness fo the the chaps and the plot. Oh the plot.



Story Or Series Title: Kel of Stone Mountian
Book Series: Culprit Author's Name: darkmoonlit (.....)

Full Name (plus titles if any): Kelardy "Kel" or "Kelly" of Stone Mountian and Lia

Full Species(es): Quanonreip

Hair Color (include adjectives): N/A prosumably brown

Eye Color (include adjectives): N/A prosumably hazel

Unusual Markings/Colorations: N/A

Special Possessions (if any): "she opened her eyes and seeing the comforting powder blue of her bed‚s canopy."

Annoying Origin: Was a Canon, now this..thing! A sue.

Annoying Connections To Canon Characters: Up above.

Annoying Special Abilities: Dreams about being knighted.

Other Annoying Traits: Crawled from the dept of hell where grammar and editing is non existing

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