Sunday, 10 December 2017
Next Star Trek: Discovery Novel To Focus On Saru
The latest Star Trek: Discovery novel, entitled Star Trek: Discovery: Fear Itself will be focusing on Saru, the first officer of the U.S.S. Discovery.
Written by James Swallow, the novel will be a prequel to the series, a story that focuses on the start of Saru's Starfleet career, exploring his time on the U.S.S Shenzhou, and him being the first Kelpien join Starfleet.
'Lieutenant Saru is a Kelpien, a member of a prey species born on a world overrun by monstrous predators...and a being who very intimately understands the nature of fear. Challenged on all sides, he is determined to surpass his origins and succeed as a Starfleet officer aboard the U.S.S. Shenzhou. But when Saru breaks protocol in order to prove himself to his crew mates, what begins as a vital rescue mission to save a vessel in distress soon escalates out of control.
'Forced into a command role he may not be ready for, Saru is caught between his duty and the conflicting agendas of the two antagonistic alien races. To survive, he will need to seek a path of peace against all odds, and risk compromising the very ideals he has sworn to uphold.'
Star Trek: Discovery: Fear Itself is die for release on June 5th, 2018.
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