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Definition of retcon

retcon

  • "Retroactive continuity". the deliberate changing of previously established facts in a work of serial fiction. The change is informally referred to as a "retcon", and producing a retcon is called "retconning".

    Last edited on Feb 20 2006. Submitted by Bill on Feb 20 2006.

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