- zelda fans: ugh, the zelda timeline is so confusing! three branching alternate universes? is nintendo HIGH on DRUGS??? how many BEERS did they DRINK to come up with something so CRAZY???
- me, a lifelong transformers fan: literally everything in transformers is canon. comic books, tv commercials, movies, video games, everything. the transformers multiverse accounts for literally anything with an autobot logo printed on it. its all canon in a parallel dimension. there is a complex in-multiverse classification system for all of the ridiculous alternate realities. the burger king commercial where Optimus Prime orders a whopper? that's Universal Stream Tyran 607.25 Lambda. it's canon.
Hi! You mentioned that classification theory is, in your opinion, quite political and raises ethical issues. I'm intrigued, and JSTOR really isn't giving me answers. It had one job...