Sunday 26 October 2008

New Shards and Shadows cover and blurb

The Pocket Books website has been updated with a new cover for next year's Mirror Universe anthology Shards Shadows. Poor old Shran has been sacrificed in favour of T'Pol. The listing also features this blurb:

Fractured history. Broken lives. Splintered souls. Since the alternate universe was first glimpsed in the classic episode "Mirror, Mirror," something about Star Trek's dark side has beckoned us, called to us, tempted us -- like forbidden fruit on the Tree of Knowledge. To taste it is to lose oneself in a world of startling familiarity and terrifying contradictions, where everything and everyone we knew is somehow disturbingly different, and where shocking secrets await their revelation.

What began in 2007 with Glass Empires and Obsidian Alliances -- the first truly in-depth foray into the turbulent history of this other continuum -- now continues in twelve new short tales that revisit and expand upon that so-called "Mirror Universe," spanning all five of the core incarnations of Star Trek, as well as their literary offshoots, across more than two hundred years of divergent history, as chronicled by...

Christopher L. Bennett - Margaret Wander Bonanno - Peter David - Keith R.A. DeCandido - Michael Jan Friedman - Jim Johnson - Rudy Josephs - David Mack - Dave Stern - James Swallow - Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore - Susan Wright

Thanks to Just Died on the TrekBBS for pointing this out, here.


Unknown said...

OH MY GOSH!!!!! I loved the previous ones and I'm pretty positive this won't disappoint either!!

8of5 said...

I liked the first two much more than I expected thanks to the story arc they set up which makes this book much more appealing than it otherwise would have been as a hopefully continuation of Spock's plan.

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