The Stephen Ratliff Misting Archive
Stephen Ratliff Biography
Who is Stephen Ratliff? Well, nobody's really quite sure. The most commonly heard story is that Stephen Ratliff was a Computer Science Major attending Radford University. It is believed that he helped maintain the A.S.C. archive, as well as writing the well known "Marrissa" series of Star Trek fanfic. These same rumors allege that Mr. Ratliff maintained a webpage here.
|However, other, persistant, rumors continue
about Mr. Ratliff's identity. Some maintain that Stephen Ratliff
is the psuedonym of
best selling author, Tom Clancy. They point to similarities between Tom
Clancy's Jack Ryan and Stephen Ratliff's Marrissa. Others claim
there is no Stephen Ratliff, rather, the name of Stephen Ratliff is
by various A.S.C. authors as part of some nefarious plan. A similar
is made by some in A.S.C. who speculate that Stephen Ratliff was
by vile fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 in an effort to discredit
Star Trek community. Still others claim that Ratliff is the product of
internet, an AI set loose upon the web, dedicated to creating fanfic.
theories that Stephen Ratliff is merely the pen name of a female
or possibly the disembodied spirit of Radford University. And a few
souls claim that Stephen is actually an elaborate prank by the fifth
imp, Mr. Mxyzptlk, who has created these stories in attempt to draw the
of Steel into a trap. No matter who Stephen Ratliff
truly is, this page is a dedication to the mistings of his works, and
the works inspired by his stories.
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