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  Fictional realm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A fictional universe is usually differentiated from the setting of, and the cosmology established by, ancient or modern legends, myths and religions, although there are countless fictional universes that draw upon such sources for inspiration.
Fictional universes are sometimes shared by multiple authors, with each author's works in that universe being granted approximately equal canonical status.
A fictional crossover occurs when two or more fictional characters, series or universes cross over with one another, usually in the context of a character created by one author or owned by one company meeting a character created or owned by another.
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  Fictional Crossover
Crossovers between characters / universes of a single author / production company may also be take the form of a guest or cameo appearance, often to promote another work of fiction, sometimes with little contextual or rational explanation.
Many crossovers occur in a parodic or satirical context, or as part of a homage that is being paid by one property to another; they are usually used to either pay homage to or parody a particular source, and are usually throw-away or instantaneous in nature.
Whereas official crossovers are frequently stymied by such concerns as copyright, royalties payments and ownership of the characters, unofficial crossovers - frequently found in fan-written fiction and fan art - are, given their very nature as being unofficial and unauthorised, are frequently unfettered by such concerns.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/fictional_crossover   (1287 words)

This sort of crossover, in which characters from folklore and legend meet in new stories, would be repeated over the centuries in a variety of cultures.
Crossovers in which an author had two of his or her series characters meet grew more common in both high and popular culture.
Crossovers involving the use of fictionalized versions of real people became common in the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century.
www.shsu.edu /~lib_jjn/crossovers.html   (2987 words)

 Crossover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crossover dribble, a move in basketball in which you make the defender go in the wrong direction by dribbling the ball around, across your body, or in between your legs
Crossover (physics), the variation of the exponent in power-law when varying two different parameters close to a critical point where the power-law becomes singular
Crossover cable, an Ethernet cable in which the transmit and receive pairs are swapped at one end, used to directly connect two devices
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crossover   (356 words)

 Fictional crossover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most fictional crossovers take the form of stories in which these separated characters and others are brought together and united with (or pitted against) each other over the course of the story that is being told.
Margaret Laurence made similar use of her fictional township of Manawaka, as minor characters of one novel play a part in the next: the respective heroines of A Jest of God and The Firedwellers are in fact sisters.
As a result, unofficial crossovers are limited only by the writer's imagination in bringing two (or more) properties together and the property holder's stance on fanfiction (whether the owner cracks down on unofficial use of owned property or turns a blind eye to it).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fictional_crossover   (1996 words)

 On Crossovers
Crossovers of this variety, in which one author had two of his series characters meet, grew more common during the heyday of dime novels, with Albert Aiken writing about Joe Phenix's pursuit of Dick Talbot, in Beadle’s New York Dime Library #419, in 1886, and Luis Senarens having Frank Reade, Jr.
However, while Henry Brocken is a crossover of a kind, it involves Brocken meeting the characters individually, rather than the characters coming together in a group, as Bangs wrote and later crossovers would feature.
In this way the idea of the crossover became a familiar one and continues to be a common part of modern popular culture.
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 Fictional crossover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Crossovers may also be advertised as a guest appearance or cameo appearance, often to promote another work of fiction, sometimes with little contextual or rational explanation.
A crossover story may try to explain its own reason for the crossover, such as "they live next door" (one example being the casts from Golden Girls and Empty Nest) or "a dimensional rift brought them together." Some crossovers are not explained at all.
Most of these crossovers can be assumed to be in continuity for one or both of the characters or universes involved, although the events of the crossover may not be mentioned afterwards by either party.
links.nextforum.net /Fictional_crossovers   (2079 words)

 The Hindu : Opinion / Editorials : BEYOND HARRY POTTER
Rowling has also been the principal catalyst for the burgeoning interest in crossover fiction — the go-between genre that appeals to children and adults alike.
It failed to make the short list, but the very fact it was considered signalled that crossover fiction was beginning to be viewed with new and more attentive eyes.
Crossover fiction is a new term, not a new phenomenon.
www.hindu.com /2004/12/30/stories/2004123000411000.htm   (636 words)

 T1 Crossover   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Crossover fiction or genre busting in books and movies combines elements of one established genre (such as horror or westerns) with another such genre, creating a hybrid form.
Crossover music is music which has commercial success in a genre other than thatit was originally aimed at, or in multiple genres.
A crossover cable in 10BASE-T Ethernet networking is one in which the transmit andreceive pairs are swapped at one end; this type of cable is used to directly connect two devices.
www.relativeaccess.com /File/23670-T1.Crossover.Html   (354 words)

 razorburn featured artist archive: fictional
Fictional's debut, Fictitious (Zoth Ommog) should bring a whole new crowd of supporters into the fold for Thomas.
Aligned with the new breed of synthpop/industrial crossover, Fictional's strength lies in catchy synth melodies, the kind you find yourself still humming hours after putting the disc away.
Vocals, along with those contributed by guest singer Tim Fockenbrock, are untreated and (maybe surprisingly) in key, rendering a "less threatening" overall feel than some of his better known band's searing manic techno material.
home.att.net /~seaofsynth/fictional.html   (284 words)

 Ethernet Crossover Cable
Crossover fiction or genre busting in books and movies combines elements of one established genre (such as horror or westerns) with another such genre, creating a hybrid form.
Crossover music is music which has commercial success in a genre other than thatit was originally aimed at, or in multiple genres.
A crossover cable in 10BASE-T Ethernet networking is one in which the transmit andreceive pairs are swapped at one end; this type of cable is used to directly connect two devices.
www.altvetmed.com /face/17843-ethernet-crossover-cable.html   (748 words)

 M's Miscellaneum
In other cases, the link is more subtil but still clear enough that there is no ambiguity: the action take place in the same fictional city, a secondary character appears in every instance, an unique object is shown, a specific fictional event is refered to, etc...
As works starts to accrue, it is interesting to note the number of specific elements within a given continuity and the "distinctiveness" that is created as well as the speculation regarding the impact it might have on unmentioned aspect.
For example, the existence of a fictional city means that it either replace a know city within our world or occupy land which is empty here.
www.angelfire.com /freak/foti/shared   (685 words)

 A Brief Guide to the Writing of Crossover Fanfiction
If you are going to write a crossover, and you have decided on the fandoms you're going to use, and you know whether you want to merge things seamlessly or not, and you've found a point (or points) of similarity and come up with a plot, you now have to get your material in order.
A crossover between, say, JAG and Due South would be relatively easy once you figured out a plausible reason to have Harm interacting with the Chicago gang.
Hell, a crossover between the Blues Brothers and Due South could theoretically be arranged if you were willing to fiddle with the time stream a bit.
www.megaloceros.net /briefguide.htm   (3785 words)

 Fictional universe information - Search.com
Many universes written in one or both of these genres feature physical and metaphysical laws different from our own that allow for magical, psychic and various other types of paranormal phenomena, or the hypothesis may be based in a parallel universe which have some scientific theoretcial speculation like multiverse.
A fictional universe can be contained in a single work, as in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World, but nowadays is more common in serialized, series-based, open-ended or round robin-style fiction.
Despite the name, a fictional universe does not necessarily concern an entire universe; for example, most of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer is set in a single Californian city — the "Buffyverse", and most of the action in the Harry Potter series occurs in and around a single school.
www.search.com /reference/Fictional_universe   (865 words)

 The Original Wold Newton Universe Crossover Chronology Part I
In his classic “biographies” of fictional characters (Tarzan Alive and Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life), Hugo- and Nebula-award winning author Philip José Farmer introduced the Wold Newton family, a collection of heroes and villains whose family-tree includes Sherlock Holmes, Fu Manchu, Philip Marlowe, and James Bond.
Therefore, the references to the superhero team, "The Defenders," are fictional, although the Wold Newton Universe version of Namor was active in the in the 1940s.
Wold Newton expert Rick Lai, who supplied this crossover, notes that, "Although the words "Scarlet Pimpernel" are never uttered, there is little doubt that Wheatley is connecting his characters with Baroness Orczy's.
www.pjfarmer.com /woldnewton/Chron.htm   (5044 words)

 Futurama/Simpsons Infinitely Secret Crossover
In the first Crossover Fry was reading an issue of Simpsons Comics and that issue is the issue that the Planet Express crew were put into by the Brain Slugs in the first part.
Speaking of the appearance in the Crossover if you want to just see the pages that were included in the Crossover hop on over to page 14, then check your first issue of the Crossover.
It turns out that while at an inventor's convention Farnsworth invents a device that will bring fictional character from literature and make them real living beings and tries it out on Simpsons Comics 87 (where the action of C1 took place) and suddenly the world of Springfield is alive and well in the year 3005.
members.cox.net /futurama/Crossover.html   (1975 words)

 Charles Salzberg - Interview
This series is honored to have an opportunity to speak with a true Renaissance man--and virtual embodiment of the literary life--writer and editor Charles Salzberg.
Despite his considerable experience and expertise in the world of non-fiction, fiction remains his true love, and he has a novel under consideration by M. Evans.
Murphy: Lastly, and far from least important, you are also a fiction writer, and have described it as your first love.
www.webdelsol.com /Algonkian/interview-salzberg.htm   (2339 words)

 Fictional crossover - Vocabridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
when otherwise separated fictional characters, stories, settings, universes, or
For a company, crossovers may exist as a gimmick, a marketing tool, a joke or gag, or to play out a "what if"
Crossovers of multiple characters owned by one company or
www.kotonoba.net /~mutiyama/vocabridge-awl/course-5/fictional_crossover.html   (100 words)

 Thoughts Arguments and Rants » Blog Archive » Six Objections to the Westphall Hypothesis
For instance, if in some other fiction, F, sharing a character, C, with St. Elsewhere someone says “we are part of W’s dream”, then if St. Elsewhere is the true fiction (the fiction considered the true one), F is true, and of course part of W’s dream.
You seem to be assuming the fictional world a character is in is essential to the character, and I don’t know what possible reason there is to believe that.
Fictional Composition (FC): If fiction x and fiction y are related by the crossover relation, then there is a fiction z that encompasses fiction x and fiction y.
tar.weatherson.org /2004/10/04/six-objections-to-the-westphall-hypothesis   (3002 words)

 Search: Crossovers
A fictional crossover occurs when two or more otherwise separated fictional characters, stories, settings, universes, or media meet and interact with each...
In comic books, an intercompany crossover (also called cross-company or company crossover) is a comic or series of comics where characters published by one...
Crossovers and Preamp Filters Not getting quite the sound out of your system that you...
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 Foragers | Book Reviews | SCI FI Weekly
begins with a fictional "introduction" explaining that this is the second edition of an ethnographic novel that appeared toward the end of the human/slazan war, about 20 years earlier.
is a fictional novel, written by anthropologist Pauline Dikobe after living among a lost colony of "primitive" slazan for a year.
It tells the tale of Esoch, a human soldier who grew up in an artificial hunter/gatherer colony and who is sent to an isolated slazan colony to rescue a missing anthropologist.
www.scifi.com /sfw/books/sfw2143.html   (448 words)

 Fametracker :: 2 Stars 1 Slot :: Battle of the Exotic Homewreckers :: Sofia Milos vs. Ivana Milicevic
crossover, since the names of neither Sofia Milos nor Ivana Milicevic is probably immediately familiar to you.
In movie and TV shorthand, any woman who talks all funny -- regardless of whether her accent is Peruvian or Polish -- is "exotic," and therefore irresistible to fictional men, who see in them a departure from the women they date, who hail from dull-ass locations like Connecticut or Indiana.
Sofia Milos is now getting to be practically an elder stateswoman among maneaters; she's been doing it since the first season of Friends, in which she played a glamorous married woman who was sleeping with both Chandler and some other dude named Ethan on the side.
www.fametracker.com /2_stars_1_slot/milos_milicevic.php   (603 words)

 The Superhero and Villain Writing Circle
Crossovers between the character's of two different writers is permitted and encouraged.
The more heroes or villains in a crossover should make it even more interesting) Getting together and brainstorming though is an important factor before you start you work.
If, in the event of a crossover between characters, that the two characters involved are to fight for story zest appeal(whether it is hero vs. villain, hero vs. hero, villain vs. villain) and a victor between the two can not be determined by the parties involved by normal decisive action, then let me know.
members.tripod.com /~natronbomb/writingindex.html   (933 words)

 The Philosophy of the Wold Newton Universe and the Crossover Chronology
The crossover stories establish that there are other characters who co-exist with the characters populating the Wold Newton Universe, although the newly-added characters are not necessarily a part of the Wold Newton Family tree.
Again, when evaluating crossovers, I am looking for stories that involve two or more fictional characters and that do not involve contradictions (that are too difficult to resolve) with what is already included.
Therefore, we are not unduly concerned with peremptory dismissals of new additions to the Crossover Chronology, based on that fact that they are pastiche and not by the "original author," given the fact that we are building upon a continuity which is completely and wholly based on pastiche.
www.pjfarmer.com /woldnewton/Chron0.htm   (7633 words)

 Barbelith Underground > Temple > I'm gonna summon THE BATMAN!
In order for a crossover between me and Batman to take place in the DCU, I'd have to insert myself into the universe as a ficsuit - with the result that, for story purposes, I would essentially be one of those weird, ultra-powerful spooky characters like the Phantom Stranger.
I agree that from the ultimate, transcendental perspective then everything is the same thing; but I see magic as a process of putting self-defined, (and always, of course, eventually self-transcended) limits on this perspective in order to have fun with it.
unless it is the fictional reality i created and began posting on the barbelith underground as the other charecters in the story.
www.barbelith.com /topic.php?id=13374   (3177 words)

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