|Alien: River of Pain|
Alien: River of Pain. (release Nov 2014)
Alien: River of Pain, the third of three books by Titan Books, written by Christopher Golden, concluding the all-new, official trilogy set in the Alien Universe! A new adventure featuring the Colonial Marines and leading directly into the second movie, Aliens.
Written by Christopher Golden, Alien: River of Pain novel will reveal for the first time the fate of the colonists, of the Colonial Marines who accompanied them, and how there came to be one survivor: the girl known as Newt.
The story's synopsis follows, 'When Ellen Ripley finally returns to Earth, she learns that the planet LV-426—now called Acheron—has been colonized. But LV-426 is where Ripley and the crew of the Nostromo found the original Xenomorph—the killing machine known as the Alien.
Protected by the Colonial Marines, the colonists seek to terraform the storm-swept planet. Two such residents are Anne and Russell Jorden, seeking a fortune that eluded them on Earth. On Acheron, Anne gives birth to the colony’s first newborn. Rebecca Jordan, also known as Newt.
The wildcatters discover a vast, decaying spaceship. The horseshoe-shaped vessel is of particular interest to Weyland-Yutani, and may be the answer to their dreams. But what Anne and Russ find on board proves to be the stuff, not of dreams, but of nightmares.'
Author Christopher Golden.
Alien: River of Pain occurs immediately before and during the events of the film Aliens.