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The newest book picks up threads and characters from previous novels to weave new stories into the Mass Effect lore. Mass Effect: Deception follows the story of Gillian Grayson. According to the press release for the novel, the story follows the powerful biotic girl in the time after her harsh imprisonment and dangerous experimentation at the hands of the Cerberus organization. She has now escaped, and is learning to control her tremendous powers, but begins to work with a dangerous radical group where she faces some dangerous choices. Deception will release sometime this fall. The new novel is being penned by William C. Dietz, a veteran sci-fi author who has had his hand in any number of different sci-fi universes over the years, including Star Wars, Starcraft, Resistance, and Halo. It will be interesting to see how the events of this new book affect the game chronology of Mass Effect. Do you think Gillian Grayson might be a new character in Mass Effect 3?
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Cover looks awesome.
Though I have to say I'm a little nervous about this book. The others were fantastic (not to mention the two Dragon Age books), but they were pinned by the main writer from the games, Drew Karpyshin. I hope this new writer can take the same path.
Oh, and since I read the second ME book, I've thought Gillian would be in ME3. Not to mention the Dr. (can't remember her name), and the N7 soldier in the third book.... ME3 is gonna be so awesome.
I wouldn't be surprised to see Gillian make an appearance in the 3rd Mass Effect, but we'll have to see where this story goes. Not so sure about a new author penning the novel, but I'll probably check it out. I'm on ME: Ascension right now & loving it. Read these books if you haven't yet.
Wait, why the different author?
Hopefully it'll still be as good, but now I'm worried.
Ooh I haven't read the other novels but I love Mass Effect so I should check them out I wish I could read the comics as well but they don't seem to sell them in UK or at least to my knowledge...:(
Looks like another video game-themed book added to my collection!
I should check these out, I'm going to need something new to read soon.
If she does join the Normandy crew, she'll be on par with Jack as a power-house biotic. I'll be really interested to hear about her time with the quarians and she plans to do now that she has a better control over her powers.
so much Mass Effect news I don't know what to do but probe planets
Jack?? *raises eyebrow*
jeez how many young biotic girls did TIM and Cerberus kidnap?
Ugh, I was excited until I saw Dietz's name. Guy wrote the worst Halo novel and some horrendous Star Wars novellas. I am not optimistic.
Who knew this Novel would turn out to be so bad!