Originally Posted by Astrotoy7
As far as contradications are concerned, those *within* a) are very limited. Those between a) and b) and within b) are more numerous, but thanks to the NJO and Esssential Guides have been ironed out to a degree. Making so many different pieces of Lore fit together without retconning is almost impossible given the way the different arms of Lucasfilm licensing work and the fact that GL has the final say on anything
My only complaint is that so many retcons are used to try and fit everything
into the EU we end up things that are a complete hack and just make for a poorer overall story.
Why, oh why, do they feel the need to have everything
crammed into the continuity? Would it be so awful to be more selective? Why can't things that outright conflict higher canon be potentially removed? Infinities isn't a bad thing!!