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OMC (plural OMCs)
- (fandom slang) A male original character.
1999 28 September, Sigrid H., “NEW: Wonder Of Wonders/speechification/Laura/Karmen”, alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated, Usenet:
- OTOH, if an OFC or OMC is written to further the story, well, if you can make me believe it, congratulations.
2004 8 August, Jillun, “Re: What ratings are acceptible here?”, alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer.creative, Usenet:
- However, especially in the Romeo and Juliet cases, they go all fan-wanky and the stories don't have the effectiveness because you recognize them as simply efforts to make a way to keep R & J alive if not happy together (often by the introduction of an OFC or OMC to replace the other character in another's life).
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:OMC.