TOS: The Red Ensign by DRGIII - January 2013

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  1. DarkHorizon

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    New listing for an Original Series novel, written by David R. George III, at Simon & Schuster:

    http://books.simonandschuster.com/S...e-Red-Ensign/David-R-George-III/9781476700229

    As the "February" release (out end of January), this should therefore be the first release on the 2013 publishing schedule.

    Not sure about this - the last three DRGIII novels have been rather disappointing IMO, and certainly not up to his best. I shall see how the Typhon Pact duology holds up before deciding whether to pre-order.
     
  2. Sho

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    An intriguing title at least.
     
  3. Christopher

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    It's the epic tale of an accident involving Chekov and the ketchup dispenser in the mess hall...
     
  4. Sho

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    Well, this is Star Trek, so a malfunctioning ketchup dispenser could undoubtedly butterfly into a quadrant-spanning emergency ... always trouble with high-stakes technology like that.
     
  5. Lonemagpie

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    I guess that puts an end to the "S&S lost the licence and won't be doing 2013's books" rumour that there was a thread about on here a month or so back.
     
  6. Elias Vaughn

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    Title character's gonna die. Calling it now.
     
  7. Christopher

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  8. Reanok

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    :techman:I'm glad that there's going to be anaother TOS novel by DRG.Interesting title.
     
  9. Mage

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    DRGIII.... nuff said. I'm onboard.
     
  10. JD

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    Very interesting. Unlike some people I've liked pretty much all of his stuff that I read (including Rough Beasts...), so I'll be looking forward to this.
     
  11. WarsTrek1993

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    DRG III could produce a novel like that and make it epic.
     
  12. Thrawn

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    I'm totally a DRG3 fan. I'm happy he's got another one coming. TOS isn't my favorite, but I'll read.
     
  13. Julio Angel Ortiz

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    It'd also run 600+ pages. Not that I'd mind.
     
  14. Sho

    Sho Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Or how about an epic mini-series set in the Heinz Expanse, showing an eclectic group of characters trying to solve the mystery of the meta-recipe?
     
  15. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

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    With a few saucy scenes?
     
  16. Yevetha

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    I hope it's about a minor character.
     
  17. Patrick O'Brien

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    I take it there is no book description as of yet?
     
  18. Yevetha

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    As far as i know.
     
  19. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'm sure the pun inherent in the title is intentional. It's probably not about redshirt security guards, that's just a hook to lure in the reader (how many people even know that the word 'ensign' can also refer to a flag?). And it seems to be working. ;)
     
  20. RPJOB

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    Outside of America, quite a few. However, Trek is an American series so the majority of it's fans probably don't.