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Dave New

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Haven't seen any chatter about the James S.A. Corey "The Expanse" books/TV series recently.

Noted that the last (9th) book dropped on Nov. 30, and the last (6th) season of the TV series will drop on Amazon Prime Dec. 10 (in two days).

I've been reading the 9th book, in an attempt to stay ahead of the TV series, but I'm only about 1/3 of the way through. I was late starting it, because I was finishing up Peter Hamilton's Pandora's Star/Judas Unchained books. I'm also in the middle of the Ryk Brown Frontiers Saga books, having finished the 2nd episode of part 2. So much great sci-fi to read (and view) these days, and so little time.

Also, "The Sins of Our Fathers" a 64-page novella will be out Mar. 15, and is a postlude to the last The Expanse book.

Further (according to Wikipedia): The forthcoming tenth book in The Expanse series, Memory's Legion, will be a collection of all eight short stories and novellas, except for "The Last Flight of the Cassandra" (which will remain exclusive to the RPG), including the final novella which will conclude the series.[7] It will be published on March 15, 2022.[8]
 
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Yes, apparently there is a 28-yr gap between the 6th and 7th book, so it was deemed a good place to 'pause' (according to some sources) the TV series. If actually only 'paused' I suppose there is a chance that either Amazon or some other entity might pick it up again at some point to really finish it off.