Category:Acceptable Breaks From Reality

Everything About Fiction You Never Wanted to Know.

A Willing Suspension of Disbelief is a must for almost any work of fiction. There are certain elements of story or gameplay where realism would simply make a work tedious, difficult, or confusing for the audience. Thus there are ways in which works will be blatantly, unabashedly unrealistic, and nobody really minds. See the Rule of Cool.

It's possible for these to become unacceptable, when the abstraction gets in the way of enjoying the work. On the flip side, it's possible to get so accustomed to a particular break from reality that people stop realizing it's unrealistic.

Compare Necessary Weasel.


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Pages in category "Acceptable Breaks From Reality"

The following 144 pages are in this category, out of 144 total.