These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Starman Ghost himself states Not Alone was written to set right perceived issues with certain other TCB stories. Whether or not certain story plot points are established by fiat, have or lack substance and make sense are things that have divided the readership.
Starman Ghost's own decision to delete the story from Fimfiction.