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Subj: A tale of two extremes...
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 at 02:10:19 pm EDT (Viewed 187 times)
Reply Subj: I don’t know what to think anymore....
Posted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 at 12:07:46 pm EDT (Viewed 315 times)

Hey adey mate! \:\)

    ....... if we as Thor fans can’t support our boy when he’s shown in a very positive light then, what’s the point?

    Might as well close the door and turn off the lights on the way out.

Cates made the defeat of Super-Duper Galactus EASY.
Cates made the defeat of Universal Threat Black Winter EASY.
He has made Thor into a "Gary Stu" (male counterpart to a Mary Sue).

I want to read stories where Thor faces challenges that are TOUGH and DIFFICULT, but because he is a hero he doesn't give up and wins in the end. That is what a HERO is, not someone who triumphs easily.

In the wake of Aaron's belittling of Thor, Cates fanboy-esque storyline might seem like a welcome antidote. But its a hollow pill.

We have faced two extremes. One where Thor is worthless and one where Thor is omnipotent. Neither makes for a satisfying story.

You address Omnipotence...tread carefully.
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