Saturday, February 25, 2006

Details of the Upcoming Novel, Starcraft: Queen of Blades

Blizzplanet has a Q&A transcript up of their chat with Aaron Rosenberg, author of the upcoming novel, Starcraft: Queen of Blades. The novel looks like it's going to encompass the Zerg Campaign from Starcraft. Here's an excerpt from the transcript:

"Former marshall-turned-rebel Jim Raynor has broken away from the power-crazed Emperor Arcturus Mengsk. Enraged over Mengsk's betrayal of the powerful telepath, Sarah Kerrigan, to the ravenous Zerg, Raynor has lost all faith in his fellow humanity.

Yet, in the aftermath of Mengsk's treachery, Raynor is plagued by strange visions of Char -- a deadly volcanic world haunted by horrifying alien creatures. As the nightmares grow in intensity, Raynor begins to suspect that they may not be figments of his imagination -- but a desperate form of telepathic contact. Convinced that the woman he loves is still alive, Raynor launches a mission to rescue Kerrigan from Char. But deep beneath the planet's smoldering surface, Raynor finds a strange chrysalis . . . and is forced to watch in horror. as a terrible, all-too-familiar entity arises from it.

Before him stands a creature of malice and vengeance . . . Sarah Kerrigan : The Zerg Queen of Blades."

The novel is due out May 2006, and you can check out the full article here.

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