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Canon, in terms of a fictional universe, is any material that is considered to be genuine, or can be directly referenced as material produced by the original author or creator of a series. Basically, something that is "canon" means it is something which actually happened in that fictional universe. An example of something non-canon is a fan-fiction; a fan fiction about a particular story is not "canon", as the story in the fan fiction never actually happened in that fictional universe.
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Canon, in terms of a fictional universe, is any material that is considered to be genuine, or can be directly referenced as material produced by the original author or [[Creators|creator]] of a series. Basically, something that is "canon" means that it is something that actually happened in that fictional universe. An example of something non-canon is a fan-fiction; a fan fiction about a particular story is not "canon", as the story in the fan fiction never actually happened in that fictional universe.
[[Word of the Titans]] is also directly [[canon]], being a collection of the creators words relating to Erfworld.
[[Word of the Titans]] is also directly [[canon]], being a collection of the creators words relating to Erfworld.

Latest revision as of 03:55, 21 June 2009

Canon, in terms of a fictional universe, is any material that is considered to be genuine, or can be directly referenced as material produced by the original author or creator of a series. Basically, something that is "canon" means that it is something that actually happened in that fictional universe. An example of something non-canon is a fan-fiction; a fan fiction about a particular story is not "canon", as the story in the fan fiction never actually happened in that fictional universe.

Word of the Titans is also directly canon, being a collection of the creators words relating to Erfworld.

See also: Proposed Canon and Speculation for other types of official material. For fan-created material, see Fanon and Banon.

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