And because fanworks in their inception are based on the original, the ability to have more and more without erasing the original structures the entire enterprise. One popular fan story form is known as “Five Things That Never Happened.” A “Five Things” story is fanwork that sets forth five alternate realities, each usually incompatible with one another.


[QUOTE] From Rebecca Tushnet, Economies of Desire: Fair Use and Marketplace Assumptions
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