Elim Garak, occasional tailor, occasional intelligence operative, perpetual lover of drama, is certainly one of Deep Space Nine’s best characters. The wily Cardassian weaved his approach via chaotic life aboard the titular area station whereas barely giving us a glimpse into his life, or what he was considering, at the perfect of occasions. However an iconic ebook gave us a bit extra perception, and is now going to be simpler than ever to entry once more.
At present the Star Trek official website confirmed that Simon & Schuster will launch the primary audiobook adaptation of A Sew in Time because it was first launched 23 years in the past. Andrew Robinson, who wrote the ebook and performed Garak in all seven seasons of DS9, will narrate the difference—which, contemplating the ebook’s context, is the right and admittedly solely selection for this.
Set after the occasions of DS9‘s conclusion, A Sew in Time sees Garak return to his devastated homeworld of Cardassia, writhing in turmoil after the Cardassian Union’s alliance with—and eventual revolt towards—the Founders through the Dominion Struggle. Written as a letter to the closest factor Garak had as a pal on Deep Area 9, Dr. Julian Bashir, the novel sees Garak not simply updating his Starfleet pal on Cardassia, but additionally reflecting on his personal eclectic life—from his childhood and his affiliation with the black ops Cardassian intelligence group the Obsidian Order, all over his exile to DS9 and his relationship with the Bajoran and Starfleet forces there.
“Narrating the ebook for the audio model and revisiting Garak and his story was a real labor of affection,” Robinson mentioned in a press release supplied to the official Trek web site. “It made me notice simply how a lot I miss the rascal (however not the make-up!). I hope that folks, together with those that have learn the ebook, take pleasure in listening to Garak’s exceptional journey as a lot as I loved taking it once more.”
It’s nice information, not simply because it’s an opportunity to listen to Robinson as Garak once more, however as a result of A Sew in Time has been out of print for a substantial time earlier than this, fetching excessive costs on the aftermarket. Though it’s been accessible in digital codecs for some time, the long-requested audiobook will convey A Sew in Time to a good wider viewers—a becoming tribute in DS9‘s 30th anniversary year to one of many collection’, and the franchise’s, best characters.
Star Trek: Deep Area 9: A Sew in Time’s audiobook will launch on August 1.
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