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Old 02-20-2013, 07:28 PM   #97
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Default Re: "I am Doom...What Gods Dare Stand Against Me"---The official Dr. Doom Thread

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Originally Posted by metaphysician View Post
To those who complain about origin stories using up time and getting in the way, I offer an easy(ish) solution: don't have a separate origin, followed by adventure. Have the origin story *be* the adventure. They fly on the experimental space ship, and get zapped, *on the way to somewhere* ( or arriving at somewhere inadvertantly ). They pass through the dimensional portal, get changed, *and land somewhere.* There is no "go home, try to be normal, get pulled into a life of adventure," because they were going out on an adventure to begin with.
Because to fans of the original comics, that isn't the origin. I can see where you are coming from, but it wouldn't make the fanboys very happy.

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