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Offline StoryMing

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Crossover Fanfiction
« on: June 28, 2018, 07:11:30 PM »
This is pretty random; but I can’t seem to shake the notion of writing a crossover fic between Watership Down, and Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH. And neither can I come up with a good story idea.

Both books have similar themes regarding the relationship between humans and animals. And it would be neat to tie the Frisbys in with the mouse Hazel saves from the kestrel (Jonathan??)

The difficulty is, Watership Down is in England and NIMH is in America; also, Nuthanger is not the Fitzgibbons’ farm
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Re: Crossover Fanfiction
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2018, 08:02:24 PM »
Well, if you don't mind bending the canon a bit you could solve your setting problem by simply making Nuthanger = Fitzgibbons' farm and have the whole thing take place in England.

Imagine if the rats of NIHM taught Blackberry all sort of new 'technology'. All the other rabbits would probably have problems grasping their ideas.
It could be interesting to see.
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Re: Crossover Fanfiction
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2018, 11:10:05 PM »
I haven't read the Rats of NIMH books; I saw the Don Bluth film a few years ago though.

This could be an interesting crossover; I really like the idea of Hazel's mouse being being a NIMH character, and Blackberry learning new things from the rats :D

On a few occasions I thought about the possibility of other fictional rabbits, like Peter Rabbit or Babs and Buster Bunny, visiting WD and meeting the rabbits living there.  Some of the more conservative rabbits might not approve "they walk on their hind legs and they have an artificial layer of fur over their natural one.  This is suspiciously similar to humans, it's unnatural!"
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Re: Crossover Fanfiction
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2018, 02:15:58 PM »
It would be pretty weird that Buster and babsy bunny visit Watership Down XD. But it sounds more successful a NIMH fan fic with WD a good Crossover. Both inside the same demography, country and place, not to fight, after all is a fan fic.
I personally like both stories very much and I love mice.
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