Book - Independence Day: Crucible


Now that Independence Day: Resurgence is in cinemas, find out what happened in the intervening years with the official prequel novel Independence Day: Crucible from  Greg Keyes and Titan Books...

Picking up where Independence Day left off, the book reveals what occurred in the wake of the alien invasion.

They protected earth, but at what cost? In the wake of the alien invasion a unified international community scrabbles to rebuild the cities and towns destroyed in the assault. While amongst the rubble a covert military team, led by Steven Hiller and David Levinson, salvage alien technology to develop hybrid weapons for Earth’s defence. Weapon bases were built on the Moon, Mars and beyond, but when the bizarre technology proves as dangerous as its creators it seems Earth may be in peril once again – and when its discovered that an alien distress signal was sent before the invaders defeat, the mission to protect Earth becomes even more urgent…

Author Greg Keyes worked closely with the film team, including Dean Devlin and Roland Emmerich, to seamlessly weave the adventure of Independence Day: Crucible with the newly released film; showing the action, revealing secrets, and leading into the events of Independence Day: Resurgence.

Greg Keyes is the New York Times best-selling author of the novels The Waterborn, The Blackgod, plus The Age of Unreason tetralogy. He has also written the Star Wars: New Jedi Order novels Edge of Victory I: Conquest, Edge of Victory II: Rebirth, and The Final Prophecy, as well as tie-ins to the popular Elder Scrolls video game franchise. He  lives in Savannah, Georgia.

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