Check the definition on TV TROPES.
The prototypical Mary Sue is an original female character in a fanfic who obviously serves as an idealized version of the author mainly for the purpose of Wish Fulfillment. She's exotically beautiful, often having an unusual hair or eye color, and has a similarly cool and exotic name. She's exceptionally talented in an implausibly wide variety of areas, and may possess skills that are rare or nonexistent in the canon setting. She also lacks any realistic, or at least story-relevant, character flaws — either that or her "flaws" are obviously meant to be endearing.
Well, female bit that sure as hell ain't Bei. Neither of them are idealized wish-fulfillment versions of Darius as far as you or I know. And Noemi is a pyschopath and thus hardly somebody anyone here wants to be (I would hope). The names are not exotic for the setting. The character's talent is specifically tied to the players so I suppose if you've decided the REAL Bei/Laporte is actually controlled by QD that could be an argument (but that's a stupid decision) and the wide variety of areas isn't even touched on. They do both talk to things that aren't there for most people and the things talk back too, but this is one of a large number of possible qualifiers, and the BP team has stated specifically that they are not unique. The lack of flaws argument could be made about Bei, but on the other hand it most certainly cannot
be made about Noemi.
Considering the lack of physical description, it's nearly impossible to apply traditional Mary Sue labels to either of them.
So as it stands you've managed to make a more successful, slightly, argument for Bei being a Mary Sue then for Noemi. You hit two points successfully out of eleven. 2/11. 18%. Your argument ain't doing well here Trash.
Black Hole Sue: I direct you to another trope called Little Hero Big War.
Of individual Sue Types TVTropes lists, if you wish to claim that they are God Mode Sue, this is clearly wrong for Laporte, who can actually be shot out of her fighter
at one point, a first for a FreeSpace Campaign in that the player themselves can completely fail of their own accord and continue. Bei one could make that argument, but then, so could you for Alpha 1. They do both fail on occasion but never through any fault of their own
, which is classic Sue symptoms. If Bei is a Sue, all player characters are Sues, so he's in good company.
Can't be Purity Sue in a combat flight sim. Let's move on.
Mary Tzu: You're not commanding anybody. I suppose you could say the player gets in on this if they've played the mission before what with their apparently divinely inspired foreknowledge. But that's the player, not the character.
Jerk Sue: Neither of these characters is a jerk. Granted Laporte is mentally unbalanced but she's not a jerk.
Possession Sue: Not possible in the setting. Unless you're gonna claim that Bei is Snipes. Which The_E has already denied most vigorously since the team says Snipes is dead.
Can't be a Copycat Sue either. Unless all player characters are.
Relationship Sue: Uh. Well, no. This usually refers to a canonical character and that didn't and can't happen.
Anti Sue: Well, I guess if you really suck at playing the game, but again that's the player and not the character.
Villian Sue: What, are you a Shivan?
Fixer Sue: references to canonical works preclude.
Thirty Sue Pileup: lol
Mary Sue is not purely about power - but how other characters react around the Sue.
Pretty much the whole universe revolves around Bei and even moreso Laporte, especially since we keep getting reminded how important and "speshul" they are.
FS 1 and 2 is not about Alpha1. You're not a super-special snowlake. Just a talented pilot.
The difference is so obvious I shouldn't even have to write this...
You fail again NGTM-1R
Only in your head, Trash. Only in your head.
So let me ask you this. Do you in fact understand the terms you throw around so casually? Are you a writer? Are you a fandom
writer? Do you deal with this terminology day in and day out? I am, I am, and I do. I have some conception of what I'm actually talking about here because I need to. From whence comes your expertise on the subject?