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"The Apollo Justice you played was a depressing alternate universe. Here's how it really gets started."Most fans just aren't content to accept absolutely everything the canon offers. In fact, visit any forum and you'll find a lot more complaints about pretty much every aspect of the canon than compliments. In some cases this may be warranted. But what can one actually do about these things? Simple: just exercise some "creative re-interpretation". Better Than Canon refers to when fans (in their minds) start ignoring and/or rewriting the disliked aspects of a fictional canon in order to "improve" upon it. Results may vary. No Examples Please
Tropes invoked in this attitude often include: