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    stories about characters who have appeared in well known fiction, but which are written by fans and not by the original author

    Authors who find their creations given new, embellished lives in fan fiction can object, but there are few if any grounds for legal action.

    Submitted by Harris Park from United Kingdom on 11/07/2011

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