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  • n. A fictional character, usually female, whose implausible talents and likeableness weaken the story.

Etymologies

Name of an intentionally over-the-top character in Paula Smith's A Trekkie's Tale (1973). (Wiktionary)

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  • sometimes a male Mary Sue is called "Wesley Crusher"

    November 6, 2015

  • A male Mary Sue is called a Gary Stu.

    November 6, 2015

  • n. A fictional character, usually female, whose implausible talents and likeableness weaken the story.

    Hmm. Apparently, male characters never weaken a story.

    November 5, 2015