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Mary Sue characters who are self-insert had been plaguing movie adaptations. Alice Abernathy and Cole Young, What do they have in common?
First, both do not exist from the source material where their movies came from. People call both of them a Mary Sue. What is a Mary Sue? It all started from a 1970s Star Trek fan fiction. Yes, Fan fiction existed before the internet! Because before we people got online there are fanzines. Fanzines are fanmade magazines for the fans of a certain franchise. The namesake of the Mary Sue trope is Lieutenant Mary Sue. She is the lead character of the Star Trek fan fiction titled A Trekkie’s Tale. It is written by Paula Smith. Lieutenant Mary Sue is a power fantasy of Paula Smith. Back then there are not a lot of Female Lieutenants...
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