More DTI?

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by FreddyE, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. FreddyE

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    I loved Watching The Clock, and I just finished Forgotten History. Are there any more DTI novels planned?
     
  2. Christopher

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    Nothing more is planned at the moment. I'm under contract for a 2013 Trek book in a different series, though I can't say what yet. And since the schedule is generally only worked out one year at a time, there's no saying what I might do after that.

    While I appreciate all the interest in further DTI adventures, personally I feel it's a concept that could easily be diluted through overuse. Plus it's not an easy sell with the marketing department. So while I'd be open to revisiting the DTI if I had a strong enough idea for it, it's not something you should expect to see on a regular basis.
     
  3. Thrawn

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    That's good news either way! Glad to hear it.
     
  4. Drago-Kazov

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    We need some DTI comic books.
     
  5. MatthiasRussell

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    Even without DTI books on the horizon, I would like to see some of their characters cameo in any novels that involve time travel. I genuinely liked the DTI characters.
     
  6. Drago-Kazov

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    Too bad i never got to see a Jena Noi image.
     
  7. CaptainDonovin

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    I really enjoyed the first two $ would love just one more but honestly I don't think I have the time for another series right now.:p
     
  8. JD

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    I don't know, it strikes me as possibly being a little to talky for a comic book. We'd probably end up with whole issues made of up nothing but people sitting around discussing temporal phenomena. Don't get me wrong, I'm a big comic book reader, and I loved Watching the Clock, but it just doesn't strike me as a good fit for comics.
     
  9. Mr. Laser Beam

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    And I know I've said this a hundred times but it bears repeating:

    Please, PLEASE, give us DTI audiobooks read by Jack Blessing and James Jansen.

    (Don't even try to tell me anyone else but them could possibly work... :) )

    I mean, they do still have audiobooks, don't they? :vulcan:
     
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  10. Drago-Kazov

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    Writeres are not forced to concentrateon the scientific and the talky aspects of it. Relaitivity had plenty of action.
     
  11. King Daniel Beyond

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    It's always easier to have a big multiverse pile up in a comic, where alternate-history versions of characters can be distinguished by differences in costume etc.
     
  12. Therin of Andor

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    Simon & Schuster Audioworks' last ST production was the unabridged "Star Trek (2009)" novelization, read by Zachary Quinto.
     
  13. Mr. Laser Beam

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    ^ Alrighty then.

    So have Messrs. Blessing and Jansen even heard of these DTI novels? You'd think they'd be happy to see so much being written about their few minutes of screen time. :)
     
  14. Drago-Kazov

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    Mr Bennet were there any plans for your cancelled/delayed book to be made into an audiobook?
     
  15. ryan123450

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    I think down the road one more DTI book would be great. Give it a while and then complete a trilogy. More Jenna Noir would be ideal.
     
  16. Daddy Todd

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    When I read the thread title, my first reaction was to say "Yes, please."
     
  17. Drago-Kazov

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    Actuall it's Jena Noi according the beta, i always remembere 2 n's for some reason, but it's only one.
     
  18. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    Well, if the professionals don't have the contracts to write them, that's what fanfic is for. :) I'm sure there are probably some great DTI ones out there; it just requires tracking them down.
     
  19. Therin of Andor

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    What "cancelled/delayed book"? You mean the movie tie-in?

    In any case, Simon & Schuster Audioworks reduced their once-prolific ST abridged audio commitment to only hardcovers for quite a while, and then not even every hardcover (DS9's "Unity" was the first omission, IIRC). As I said earlier, the most recent audio from them was the trade-sized adaptation of JJ Abrams' movie, "Star Trek" (2009), novelized by Alan Dean Foster.

    Depending on sales, maybe the most likely of the four shelved tie-ins to get the audio treatment might have been the ADF one, but the move to unabridged audios in the community at large, and the overall demise of abridgments, would seem, to me, to make the inevitability of new ST audios even more unlikely. Higher price point, longer recording sessions (although no need for a specially prepared script)...

    It was a company called Recorded Books who did the three unabridged "Vulcan's Soul" books.
     
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  20. Julio Angel Ortiz

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