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Elim Garak, occasional tailor, occasional intelligence operative, perpetual lover of drama, is certainly one of Deep Area 9’s best characters. The wily Cardassian weaved his method by way of chaotic life aboard the titular house station whereas barely giving us a glimpse into his life, or what he was considering, at the perfect of instances. However an iconic e-book gave us a bit extra perception, and is now going to be simpler than ever to entry once more.

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Immediately the Star Trek official web site 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 e-book and performed Garak in all seven seasons of DS9, will narrate the difference—which, contemplating the e-book’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 in opposition to—the Founders in the course of the Dominion Warfare. 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 in addition reflecting on his personal eclectic life—from his childhood and his affiliation with the black ops Cardassian intelligence group the Obsidian Order, throughout his exile to DS9 and his relationship with the Bajoran and Starfleet forces there.

Picture: Simon & Schuster

“Narrating the e-book for the audio model and revisiting Garak and his story was a real labor of affection,” Robinson mentioned in a press release offered to the official Trek web site. “It made me understand simply how a lot I miss the rascal (however not the make-up!). I hope that individuals, together with those that have learn the e-book, get pleasure from 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 obtainable in digital codecs for some time, the long-requested audiobook will carry A Sew in Time to an excellent wider viewers—a becoming tribute in DS9’s thirtieth anniversary 12 months to one of many sequence’, 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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