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GeekWord – RetCon

RetCon [noun, verb] retkahn

Contraction of Retroactive Continuity.  Changing the history or back story of a character or event in order to justify inconsistencies created by new story lines.  Typically seen in long running comic book series where there is a long running history and back story.

Star Trek (2009) wouldn’t make sense without a gratuitous amount of RetCon.

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About Todd E. Grady

I'm a dad, husband, IT guy and geek of all trades.

Posted on 12.08.2010, in GeekWord. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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