|ximeria (ximeria) wrote,|
@ 2017-04-12 20:04:00
|Entry tags:||fandom:sentinel, fanfic:contemplations|
Re-reading old fanfic (sentinel edition)
I got to re-reading some very old Sentinel fanfic - as in back when it was a very active fandom. My history with the fandom was very short, mostly because I came into it via Stargate SG1. SG1 fandom had annoyed me at this point and I thought the Sentinel fandom would bring enough change. Nope, not really - too many of the same faces XD
Well, re-reading a decade and a half to two decades later, there's always a risk. A risk of the story you recall as being quite good turns out to be less so.
It's partly that the stories that I re-read weren't exactly brilliant, but another reason is the fact that Sentinel wrote a huge chapter of the book on cliches and tropes. I think some of the things that hit me were: