It is excessive time that the stoic Capt. Benjamin Sisko was given his second within the “Star Trek” limelight after the character’s traditional run on “Star Trek: Deep House 9.”
Now the character delivered to life by actor Avery Brooks may be seen in IDW Publishing’s newly launched flagship “Star Trek” comedian guide sequence, the place he returns from the Bajoran wormhole to save lots of the galaxy from mysterious god killers.
So as to add to the Sisko-centric choices and salute the thirtieth anniversary of “Deep House 9,” London-based Titan Books is presenting a brand new, 304-page fictional prose novel titled “The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko (opens in new tab)” this fall, written by veteran “Star Trek” journalist and writer Derek Tyler Attico.
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Right here’s the official synopsis:
Benjamin Sisko tells the story of his profession in Starfleet, and his life as a father and Bajor’s Emmissary of the Prophets. Charting his rise by the ranks, his pioneering work designing the Defiant-class, his vital function as ambassador and chief in the course of the Dominion Battle, and his sacred standing as a spiritual chief of his adopted dwelling.
Uncover the hidden historical past of his childhood and early profession in Starfleet, and the innermost ideas of the person who found the Gamma Quadrant, made first contact with the wormhole aliens, and united Starfleet, Klingon and Romulan forces to defeat the Dominion Empire. See Sisko’s private tackle his confidants Lieutenant Dax and Main Kira Nerys, the enigmatic Garak, and his adversaries, Gul Dukat and Kai Winn, in addition to his fatherly recommendation for his son Jake.
From the pages of Anselm to the writings of Benny Russell, from father to son, Sisko’s story is a novel phenomenon in Starfleet and human historical past, informed within the distinctive approach solely he can.
For Attico, composing a gratifying autobiography for a legacy character like Benjamin Sisko was an honor that turned out to be each exhilarating and difficult.
“It has been 30 years for the reason that premiere of ‘Star Trek: Deep House 9,’ and Captain Benjamin Sisko continues to be in contrast to any captain we have seen earlier than,” Attico informed House.com. “He has a wholesome relationship together with his father and is an older brother with three youthful siblings. He is been a widow, has a son and is fortunately remarried. The Bajoran folks say he is the Emissary of their Prophets, and his start mom exists exterior of linear time. With all this in his life, Ben Sisko nonetheless has a way of stability not often seen or shared amongst Starfleet captains.
“Ben is already a posh man with a wealthy historical past and a robust sense of character, obligation and household after we meet him. In order I constructed his origins, I knew that his household and the experiences that molded Ben wanted to characterize the authenticity, energy and love we see in Sisko as an grownup.
“And in creating Ben’s previous, questions wanted to be answered. Why did not we ever see his siblings? What’s New Orleans like within the twenty fourth century? What was it like constructing the USS Defiant? These are only a few of the questions I’ve requested and answered. ‘The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko’ can have one thing in it not just for followers of Sisko and ‘Deep House 9’ however for everybody that enjoys ‘Star Trek.'”
Titan Books’ “The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko” arrives on Oct. 10, 2023.
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