This frequently asked questions page was created to answer any potential questions readers or newcomers might have. For the most part, this is about the wiki, not the Alternative Star Wars Saga itself. This FAQ will help organize the majority of questions people might have. If a question is not answered in this FAQ, feel free to ask in the help desk.
What is the Alternative Saga?Edit
The Alternative Star Wars Saga, also called the Alternative Saga, is a fan fiction continuity created by Squishy Vic, Wayne Lipman III, and Brandon Rhea after the merger of Brandon Rhea's Alternative Saga and the Squishy Vic Series, although Squishy Vic has since left the project. Other contributors include Susan Donnam, Edward Oliver, and Brent Krajewski. The saga spans across a vast timeline, starting around 99,945 BBY until at least 7 BBY, with central characters in the Bac, Lanmaw, and Skywalker families. Central events include the Great Territorial War, the Clone Wars, and the Galactic Civil War.
Novels in the Alternative Saga include Star Wars: Episode I - The Chosen One and Star Wars: The Alderaan Affair. There are a number of planned novels and series such as the Chronicles of the Great War series, the Trials of War series, Star Wars: Betrayal, and My Father's Dreams. An animated spin-off of The Chosen One was also planned, but was later canceled.
On internet communities such as the Star Wars Fanon Wiki, TheStarWarsRP.Com and the Jedi Council Boards on TheForce.Net, the Alternative Saga has received praise from many readers and reviewers. Compliments range from what reviewers perceive to be strengths in dialogue and overall storytelling to the ability to take the existing Star Wars Saga and turn it into a convincing and engaging alternate universe story, something that some readers have noted is rare in rewrites of the Star Wars Saga. Although some reviews have been more tempered, the overall feedback has been largely positive. Read more…
What is the purpose of the Alternative Saga?Edit
The purpose of the series is simple: to create new Star Wars adventures without worrying about the confines of canon, thus creating a new canon. The authors of the saga believe that the Star Wars saga has lost its way a bit over the years, catering to younger demographics through massive toy sales and through the current animated projects. Like Batman, James Bond, and Star Trek, the Star Wars series is in need of a reboot. That is where this project comes in, albeit there are no delusions that it will ever be official.
This is not to say they think they can do better than canon. Whether or not the series is any good is up to readers. However, the goal is to create a more mature and character-driven saga, similar to Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.
What is the purpose of the Alternative Saga wiki?Edit
The purpose of the Alternative Saga wiki is to be a comprehensive encyclopedia on all things relating to the Alternative Saga, and the third and fourth timeline of TheStarWarsRP.Com—both of which are considered Alternative Saga canon. It is not for any other fan fiction series, even if it is alternative universe. Articles that can be found on the wiki document characters, governments, religions, vehicles, weapons, droids, planets, cities, and anything else you can think of that has appeared in the Alternative Saga.
Who are the people with the colored names?Edit
Is the content of the wiki copyrighted?Edit
Except where otherwise specified, the text on Wikia sites is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License 3.0 (Unported) (CC-BY-SA).
Please see Wikia:Licensing for details.
Can I use content from the wiki on another site?Edit
You may use Creative Commons-licensed texts in accordance with the requirements for re-use, specifically "Attribution" and "ShareAlike." To properly attribute, you must provide attribution to the authors of a given page. The easiest way to do so is as follows (using the page Star Wars: Episode I - The Chosen One as an example):
- This article uses material from the "Star Wars: Episode I - The Chosen One" page on the Alternative Star Wars Saga wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License .
To meet the requirements of ShareAlike, you must license your use of the material under the same or similar license.
Off-wiki content, images, and other forms of file uploads should not be assumed to be released under a Creative Commons license unless explicitly stated.