Christian_is_the_Lawr wrote:he's shy and his ideas are annoying, but that's because he was raised by a stupid hypocrite virgin.
Christian_is_the_Lawr wrote: I wouldn't say he's a Stu; he isn't perfect, and isn't loved by everyone. Maybe the reason he survives is that he isn't a real hero. All the others die for ideals, for love or for honor. Marius is like a Werther who gets the girl.
Gillenormand: Why don't you just make her your mistress?
Marius: OMG U DID NOT JUST SAY THAT WTF. I AM DE-FRIENDING YOU!
Schmerg_The_Impaler wrote:I think what most makes modern characters Sues is that they try to emulate the characters in the classics, but whereas characters in the classics are usually more symbols of certain character traits than people, fanfic writers try to put their Sues into modern situations with modern dialogue, and it doesn't work.
Imagine a character like Enjolras-- who I don't like much anyway-- in a modern-day story. He'd be... he'd be freakin' Edward Cullen, before meeting Bella. And we all know Ed's a Sue.
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