Lore and unreliable texts (Destiny)

by ManKitten, The Stugotz is strong in me., Tuesday, July 11, 2023, 11:04 (82 days ago) @ Cody Miller

There's some buzz around 'retcons' to the Des2ny story.

As far as I can tell, the retcons amount to lore books being 'unreliable', much like real life religious or ancient texts.

How's everyone feel about that? Is this an ok way to retcon? Does it devalue the lore as lore if you know it might not be literally true? Is it a legitimate unreliable narrator device, or just an excuse?

Got any sources?

I remember seeing a video not too long ago (either My Name is Byf or Evaze) talking about this. It didn't necessarily seem like a "retcon" but more like you said, of an old document that has been distorted and/or contextually misunderstood over time.

It was an actual physical book that came with the Super Mega Deluxe Mondo Pre Order Pack...or something, right?

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