Air was written by James Swallow, from the teleplay by series creators Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper. Swallow has previously penned SG-1‘s Relativity, Atlantis‘s Nightfall and Halcyon, and three Stargate audio books.
Here’s how the publisher describes the story:
Without food, supplies, or a way home, Colonel Everett Young finds himself in charge of a mission that has gone wrong before it has even begun. Stranded and alone on the far side of the universe,the mismatched team of scientists, technicians, and military personnel have only one objective: staying alive.
As personalities clash and desperation takes hold, salvation lies in the hands of Dr. Nicholas Rush, the man responsible for their plight, a man with an agenda of his own …
Stargate Universe is the gritty new spin-off of the hit TV shows Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis. Working from the original screenplay, award-winning author James Swallow has combined the three pilot episodes into this thrilling full-length novel which includes deleted scenes and dialog, making it a must-read for all Stargate fans.
Air clocks in at 288 pages, and is available at the suggested price of $7.95 U.S. or £6.99 U.K.
Look for Air at major booksellers in the U.S. and U.K. in the weeks to come, or order it now at Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk (currently still waiting for availability) and support GateWorld with your purchase!
Additional, original novels in the Stargate Universe series are expected starting in 2010. Read more about the Stargate Universe, Atlantis, and SG-1 novels in GateWorld’s Books section or at StargateNovels.com! Stay tuned for our full review of the Air novelization next week.