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Old February 14 2014, 12:47 AM   #1
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2387 Canon

So who is going to get to write the book that's taking place in 2387 giving us the events that spawned the first alternate Trek movie?
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Old February 14 2014, 02:47 AM   #2
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We'll either find out soonish, or the whole thing will be disappointingly skipped over.
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Old February 14 2014, 04:26 AM   #3
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King Daniel Into Darkness wrote: View Post
We'll either find out soonish, or the whole thing will be disappointingly skipped over.
Right. It can't be that far off because The Fall ends in late-2385, and with no plans for another novel series, it's a good bet we'll get there soon.

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Old February 14 2014, 05:08 AM   #4
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When you say "no plans for another novel series", do you mean they haven't announced another novel series or that they said there won't be one?
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Old February 14 2014, 05:36 AM   #5
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We have no information whatsoever on when the novels will reach 2387 or how they'll deal with the Hobus Supernova.
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Old February 14 2014, 05:37 AM   #6
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When you say "no plans for another novel series", do you mean they haven't announced another novel series or that they said there won't be one?
They've not announced one.

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Old February 14 2014, 08:23 AM   #7
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Does anybody know any sites where they have discussed what effect the Hobus Supernova would have on the novel verse?
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Old February 14 2014, 10:22 AM   #8
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We'll either find out soonish, or the whole thing will be disappointingly skipped over.
A third option is that the next few years could be spent with novels that stretch out the remaining two years. Remember how DS9-R's Season 8 dealt with 2376? Another example is the current VOY-R with 2381.
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Old February 14 2014, 11:02 AM   #9
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Does anybody know any sites where they have discussed what effect the Hobus Supernova would have on the novel verse?
There's been a great deal of speculation here on the TrekBBS about it. There are a couple of things we can say about the year 2387 in the Trek Litverse:

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Old February 14 2014, 07:31 PM   #10
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It is possible that novels will skip the event jumping over it and referring to its effects in flashbacks?
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Old February 14 2014, 07:38 PM   #11
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I don't think the novels would just skip over a giant story like that.

You know. Again.
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Old February 14 2014, 08:53 PM   #12
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I don't think the novels would just skip over a giant story like that.

You know. Again.
Again?
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Old February 14 2014, 09:16 PM   #13
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I don't think the novels would just skip over a giant story like that.

You know. Again.
Again?
I have to imagine this is a reference to the Ascendants storyline...

But anyway, I would hope it's not skipped over, BUT god only knows if this would create issues with this general business of the Abrahams camp not wanting any novelizations in the new timeline.
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Old February 14 2014, 09:39 PM   #14
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There will be a giant cop out with Old Spock and Nero mistakingly assuming that Romulus got destroyed when it wasn't.
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Old February 14 2014, 09:56 PM   #15
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As I've posted elsewhere, with THE remaining major 23rd century character 'leaving the building' soon, a major focus on Spock, his relationship with Saavik, his surviving human and Vulcan family family and his ambassadorship should permeate the 24th century novels until the Hobus event...
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