Star Trek: Section 31: Disavowed - Dec. 2014?

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Kertrats47, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. Kertrats47

    Kertrats47 Commodore Commodore

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    So... I noticed something while poking around on David Mack's site to prepare for an upcoming interview with him. At the top of his "Books" page is a listing for Section 31: Disavowed slated for Dec. 2014. You can BET this will be one of the things I'll be asking him about!

    Here's the link: http://www.infinitydog.com/books.html

    Incidentally, if anyone has any questions they'd like to ask David Mack, I can probably slip one or two more into my interview with him for TrekCore.com!
     
  2. David Mack

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    Just a quick note: The cover image for Disavowed on my site is NOT the real cover; it's just a placeholder promotional image I'm using to keep my page layout intact. (Same goes for the Seekers 1 cover image on that page.)

    As for the story of Section 31: Disavowed, the outline has met with my editors' approval and is awaiting final approval by the Star Trek office at CBS.
     
  3. Rush Limborg

    Rush Limborg Vice Admiral Admiral

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    "Disavowed", eh? As in..."If any of your team is caught or killed..."? :)

    Hey, Mr. Mack--anything you can reveal, at this date?
     
  4. David Mack

    David Mack Writer Commodore

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    Precisely. … And yes, I have been watching a lot of classic Mission: Impossible on Netflix lately….

    Nope, not a single thing. Even the cover image on my website is a red herring. ;)
     
  5. JD

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    I can't remember the last time a title of a book alone got me this interested. I'll definitely be eagerly awaiting more information.
     
  6. Sci

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    Awesome! I've been waiting for the dangling Section 31 issue to be picked up since the last Section 31 book in 2001.
     
  7. DonIago

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    S31's gotten some play in the DS9 books. Looking forward to seeing it get picked up again, though 12/14 is dreadfully far in the future.
     
  8. Slyvon

    Slyvon Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    It so strange you brought this up, as I noticed this a few days ago as well.

    Suffering from early morning coffee withdraw, my brain didn't know what to make of this book as first! Based on the "Disavowed" stamp I originally perceived this as a book previously written that the author was so unhappy with, he no longer claimed it as his own! Sort of a Alan Smithee situation for literature! lol
     
  9. King Daniel Beyond

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    I wonder if this will be that fall-of-Section 31 story hinted at in the 25th century portions of The Good That Men Do?
     
  10. ryan123450

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    That's what I was wondering/ hoping as well.
     
  11. Thrawn

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    Sweet!
     
  12. Lonemagpie

    Lonemagpie Writer Admiral

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    Well, that's a guaranteed sale here...

    Also, colour me amazed that the Mission Impossible movie series didn't spawn a tie-in book series for the franchise in some form. I'd have thought it was a no-brainer for Pocket...
     
  13. Paris

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    Sounds very exciting! I'm in for sure!

    Mr. Mack: I'm just curious about the placement in the timeline. Are you able to tell us if it's current with the rest of the TNG/DS9 24th century (ie. 2385)?
     
  14. Mage

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    Something new in terms of TrekLit. It's been ages since we had some big stuff with S31 in TrekLit. Sure, there was Trip in the ENT era, but this sounds a lot bigger.
     
  15. Jarvisimo

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    If that cover could be the actual one, it is amazing! Is there any chance of a bigger jpeg of that spec cover? And will this be following on from your Fall volume?
     
  16. David Mack

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    As I noted upthread, it is too early for me to reveal any details. Until the outline is approved, I won't say exactly when it's set, or to what other works it's connected.

    I also won't release a larger version of that placeholder cover. It's just something I made for my site, and I don't want a larger version propagating around the internet and possibly confusing the issue as to which is the "real cover" when S&S finally commissions something.
     
  17. zarkon

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    Preferably where Jim Phelps returns and kills Ethan Hunt, because HUNT SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE MOLE DAMNIT

    still hurts man
     
  18. Christopher

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    My take on the first M:I movie is that Voight's character was some impersonator wearing a Jim Phelps mask.
     
  19. zarkon

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    It's the only logical explanation.
     
  20. Christopher

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    ^By Mission: Impossible values of "logical." ;)