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Keith R. A. DeCandido

Autor(a) de Serenity

166+ Works 9,845 Membros 207 Críticas 13 Favorited

About the Author

Keith lives in New York City. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Séries

Obras por Keith R. A. DeCandido

Serenity (2005) 616 exemplares
Supernatural: Bone Key (2008) 366 exemplares
Gateways: What Lay Beyond (2001) 342 exemplares
Cycle of Hatred (2006) 322 exemplares
Supernatural: Heart of the Dragon (2010) 302 exemplares
A Time for War, A Time for Peace (2004) 283 exemplares
Q & A (2007) 264 exemplares
Diplomatic Implausibility (2001) 261 exemplares
S.C.E.: Have Tech, Will Travel (2002) 259 exemplares
Articles of the Federation (2005) — Autor — 244 exemplares
A Singular Destiny (2009) — Autor — 232 exemplares
Tales of the Dominion War (2004) — Editor — 215 exemplares
S.C.E.: Miracle Workers (2002) 205 exemplares
The Xander Years Volume 1 (1999) 204 exemplares
New Frontier: No Limits (2003) — Editor — 200 exemplares
Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Volume Three (2005) — Autor — 184 exemplares
The Brave and the Bold, Book 1 (2002) 181 exemplares
Tales from the Captain's Table (2005) 170 exemplares
S.C.E.: Some Assembly Required {omnibus} (2003) — Contribuidor — 166 exemplares
The Brave and the Bold, Book 2 (2003) 162 exemplares
House of Cards (2001) — Autor — 151 exemplares
I.K.S. Gorkon: A Good Day to Die (2003) 142 exemplares
Dragon Precinct (2004) 136 exemplares
Klingon Empire: A Burning House (2008) 131 exemplares
I.K.S. Gorkon: Honor Bound (2003) 131 exemplares
S.C.E.: Wildfire {omnibus} (2004) 125 exemplares
I.K.S. Gorkon: Enemy Territory (2005) 120 exemplares
Blackout (2006) 116 exemplares
Geneisis (2004) 114 exemplares
StarCraft Ghost: Nova (2006) — Autor — 101 exemplares
Apocalypse (2004) 101 exemplares
Seven Deadly Sins (2010) 93 exemplares
Extinction (2007) 92 exemplares
The Deathless (2007) 85 exemplares
Star Trek: Mere Anarchy (2009) — Editor — 82 exemplares
Children of the Revolution (2014) 74 exemplares
The Klingon Art of War (2014) 70 exemplares
Down These Mean Streets (2005) 70 exemplares
Four Walls (2008) 69 exemplares
The Zoo Job (A Leverage Novel) (2013) 66 exemplares
OtherWere: Stories of Transformation (1996) — Editor — 61 exemplares
Alien: Isolation (2019) 52 exemplares
Destruction of Illusions (2003) 51 exemplares
Enemy Unseen (2001) 45 exemplares
Under the Crimson Sun (2011) 37 exemplares
What's Past: Many Splendors (2006) 36 exemplares
Venom's Wrath (1998) 35 exemplares
S.C.E.: Breakdowns (2003) 33 exemplares
Urban Nightmares (1997) — Editor, Contributor — 33 exemplares
Gateways: Here There Be Monsters (2001) 32 exemplares
S.C.E.: Invincible, Part Two of Two (2001) — Autor — 32 exemplares
Darkness Falls (2002) 31 exemplares
S.C.E.: Invincible, Part One of Two (2001) — Autor — 31 exemplares
S.C.E.: Security (2005) 31 exemplares
S.C.E.: Fatal Error (2000) 30 exemplares
S.C.E.: Cold Fusion (2001) 30 exemplares
Unicorn Precinct (2011) 28 exemplares
StarCraft: Ghost Academy Volume 1 (2010) — Autor — 24 exemplares
Goblin Precinct (2012) 23 exemplares
Alien Spotlight, Volume 2 (2010) 23 exemplares
Tales from Dragon Precinct (2013) 20 exemplares
Gryphon Precinct (2013) 18 exemplares
StarCraft: Ghost Academy Volume 2 (2010) 17 exemplares
Kali's Wrath (2016) 15 exemplares
Gargantua (1998) 13 exemplares
The Case of the Claw - SCPD #1 (2011) 11 exemplares
Code of Honor (2009) — Ghostwriter — 11 exemplares
Imaginings: An Anthology of Long Short Fiction (2003) — Editor — 11 exemplares
Apocalypse 13: Fantastical Tales for the End of Days (2012) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Mermaid Precinct (2019) 8 exemplares
Without a License (2015) 8 exemplares
Phoenix Precinct (2023) 6 exemplares
To Hell and Regroup (18th Race) (2017) — Autor — 4 exemplares
The Four of the Apocalypse (2024) — Editor — 3 exemplares
Farscape: D'argo's Trial #2 (2009) 3 exemplares
All-the-Way House (2021) 3 exemplares
Farscape: Gone and Back #1 (2009) 2 exemplares
Farscape: D'Argo's Lament #2 (2009) 2 exemplares
Farscape: D'Argo's Lament #4 (2009) 2 exemplares
Farscape: Gone and Back #2 (2009) 2 exemplares
World of Warcraft (2008) 2 exemplares
Mirror Image (2009) 2 exemplares
Buffy a cacadora de vampiros (2005) 2 exemplares
Meiyo (2008) 2 exemplares
Arms and the Man 1 exemplar
Improper Procedure 1 exemplar
Playing It Safe 1 exemplar
Wild Bill Got Shot 1 exemplar
Farscape: D'argo's Quest #4 (2010) 1 exemplar
Farscape: D'argo's Quest #3 (2010) 1 exemplar
A Clean Getaway 1 exemplar
Crime Of Passion 1 exemplar
Ran for Your Life 1 exemplar
Ganbatte 1 exemplar
Ganbatte {short story} (2017) 1 exemplar
Command & Conquer 1 exemplar
A Furnace Sealed 1 exemplar

Associated Works

Did You Say Chicks?! (1998) — Contribuidor — 484 exemplares
Murder by Magic: Twenty Tales of Crime and the Supernatural (2004) — Contribuidor, algumas edições238 exemplares
Prophecy and Change (2003) — Contribuidor — 177 exemplares
The Sky's the Limit (2007) — Contribuidor — 158 exemplares
V Wars (2012) — Contribuidor — 154 exemplares
Twist of Faith (2007) — Contribuidor — 150 exemplares
Mirror Universe: Shards and Shadows (2009) — Contribuidor — 140 exemplares
The Ultimate Dragon (1995) — Editor — 135 exemplares
S.C.E.: Breakdowns {omnibus} (2005) — Contribuidor — 108 exemplares
Nights of the Living Dead: An Anthology (2017) — Contribuidor — 103 exemplares
The Ultimate Spider-Man (1994) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
Trust No One (2015) — Contribuidor — 89 exemplares
Corps of Engineers: Wounds (2008) — Contribuidor — 87 exemplares
Out of Tune (2014) — Contribuidor — 84 exemplares
Aliens: Bug Hunt (2017) — Contribuidor — 81 exemplares
In the Hunt: Unauthorized Essays on Supernatural (2009) — Prefácio — 81 exemplares
Rocket Fuel: Some of the Best From Tor.com Non-Fiction (2018) — Contribuidor — 79 exemplares
Joe Ledger: Unstoppable (2017) — Contribuidor — 77 exemplares
Furry Fantastic (2006) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Omnibus (2015) — Contribuidor, algumas edições66 exemplares
Magic: The Gathering Distant Planes (1996) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares
X-Men Legends (X-Men (Marvel Paperback)) (2000) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Pandora's Closet (2007) — Contribuidor — 62 exemplares
Corps of Engineers: What's Past (2010) — Contribuidor — 59 exemplares
The Ultimate Silver Surfer (1995) — Contribuidor — 58 exemplares
Bad-Ass Faeries (2009) — Contribuidor — 56 exemplares
Chicks Ahoy! (2010) — Contribuidor — 56 exemplares
Short Trips: Destination Prague (2007) — Contribuidor — 49 exemplares
Weird Tales: 100 Years of Weird (2023) — Contribuidor — 42 exemplares
Liberty's Torch (1657) — Editor — 39 exemplares
Baker Street Irregulars: Thirteen Authors With New Takes on Sherlock Holmes (2017) — Contribuidor; Contribuidor — 37 exemplares
The Man from Krypton: A Closer Look at Superman (2006) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Untold Tales of Spider-Man (1997) — Contribuidor — 23 exemplares
Captain's Log (2011) — Contribuidor — 21 exemplares
Dragon's Lure (2010) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
The Ultimate Hulk (Marvel Comics) (1998) — Contribuidor — 12 exemplares
Pangaea (2015) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Release the Virgins (2019) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
Bad-Ass Faeries: It's Elemental (2014) — Contribuidor — 10 exemplares
They Keep Killing Glenn (2018) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
Deep Recon (2010) — Ghostwriter — 8 exemplares
The Good, The Bad, & The Uncanny: Tales of a Very Weird West (2023) — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Heroes Reborn: Collection Two (2016) 5 exemplares
The Best of Bad-Ass Faeries (2017) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
More Tales of Zorro (2011) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
A Cry of Hounds — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
FenCon VI — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome legal
DeCandido, Keith Robert Andreassi
Data de nascimento
1969-04-18
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
Bronx, New York, USA
Educação
Fordham University
Ocupações
author
musician
Organizações
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
International Association of Media Tie-In Writers
Prémios e menções honrosas
Scribe Award (Grandmaster, Faust Award, 2009)

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Keith Robert Andreassi DeCandido (born April 18, 1969 in New York, United States) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and musician, who works on comic books, novels, role-playing games and video games, including numerous media tie-in books.

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A compilation of short stories about the crew of the Excalibur from before they were on the Excalibur. As I haven't read any of the other New Frontier books, I felt as though there was information I needed. That being said, I enjoyed the stories, some where better than others, but still an enjoyable read.
 
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jamesjarrett00 | 3 outras críticas | Mar 27, 2024 |
A Deep Space Nine novel set directly between Section 31 Abyss and Gateways 7 which continues to Twilight (DS9 Mission Gamma, Book 1) in a straight arc.

This was well doe and engaging. =)
 
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Kiri | 5 outras críticas | Dec 24, 2023 |
Overall this is a series of short stories / novellas from each of one of the prior Gateway novels, and/or a direct tie-in from a main series. It finishes up the Gateways series and some loose ends from the main series themselves. Getting to "see" the Iconians during these stories was very interesting - especially their viewpoints and the "respect" they have for at least one other very ancient race.

One Giant Leap by Susan Wright (ST:TOS, Captain James T. Kirk)
       In [b:One Small Step (Gateways #1)|635376|Gateways #1|Susan Wright|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1176566454s/635376.jpg|621661] by Susan Wright, when Luz and Tasm, two of the Petraw (a race of scavengers that search out the technology of other races for their own use and advancement), steal the vital Gateway component and flees to their homeworld through the Gateway, Kirk follows. One Giant Leap covers what happens after they all arrive on the homeward of the Petraw.
       Kirk finds himself on the Petraw home world, seemingly stranded and a prisoner of the Petraw. Luz is unhappy when the credit for obtaining the Gateway technology is awarded to her Commander (Tasm), and not herself. Collaborating with Kirk, the two hide out until they finally have the chance to seemingly steal back the Gateway technology which the Petraw are laboring to unlock. In the ensuing struggle Kirk destroys the Gateway, but not before he and Luz use it to flee to Earth where Luz warns Kirk, "We haven't seen the last of my people yet."

Exodus by Diane Carey (ST:Challenger, Commander Nick Keller)
       [b:Chainmail (Gateways #2)|451185|Gateways #2 Chainmail (Star Trek/Challenger)|Diane Carey|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1174881227s/451185.jpg|439814] by Diane Carey is the precursor for this short story. In this Commander Keller succeeds in convincing the Living to travel through the Gateway back to where they originally came from and they all travel back to the Belle Terra sector. It establishes that the Gateways can be used to travel to other dimensions. Which is kind of redundant because we already knew that.

Horn and Ivory by Keith R.A. DeCandido (ST:DS9, Colonel Kira Nerys)
       Directly following on the heels of [b:Demons of Air and Darkness|103191|Demons of Air and Darkness|Keith R.A. DeCandido|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1171490715s/103191.jpg|99482] (Gateways 6, DS9 46?) We discover what happens to Kira when she passes through the Gateway to escape a nasty Theta Radiation demise in the Gamma Quadrant while helping with the evacuation of Europa Nova.
       In Horn and Ivory, Kira finds herself stranded on Bajor, some thirty thousand years before her time. She gets engaged in a civil war, fighting alongside General Torrna Antosso on the Perikian Peninsula, and she later becomes his adjutant. It is the days when Bajor was still broken up into different factions, but already, the "Bajora" try to unite the planet - with the help of the Prophets. In the meantime, the Fire Caves have collided destroying the port and city of Agilva, it was the time when the Prophets captured the Pah-wraiths there.
       Kira and Torrna later become prisoners during the waves of the war, but they manage to escape. Back on the peninsula, Torrna is desperate - his wife Lyrra and his children were all killed during the war. Kira tries to pummels some sense into him and reminds him of his duties. Kira finally travels to the Fire Caves and finds another Iconian Gateway there. When she steps through it, she briefly meets an alien which apparently is truly an Iconian, and he sends her back to DS9.
       On the station, Kira memorizes over her experiences and finally realizes what she has to do: To accept that Benjamin Sisko is gone, to accept that the world is changing, and finally for her, to accept her being in charge of DS9.

       This story is also reprinted in the Deep Space Nine relaunch omnibus edition, [b:Twist of Faith|103185|Twist of Faith|S.D. Perry|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1348118894s/103185.jpg|99476]

In the Queue by Christie Golden (ST:VOY, Captain Kathryn Janeway)
       Completes the Voyager novel [b:No Man's Land (Gateways #5)|980405|No Man's Land (Star Trek Voyager Gateways, #5)|Christie Golden|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1179967968s/980405.jpg|965294] by Christie Golden, In the Queue details the origins of the gate system.

Death After Life by Peter David (ST: New Frontier, Captains Mackenzie Calhoun and Elizabeth Shelby)
       Follows [b:Cold Wars|324386|Cold Wars (Star Trek New Frontier Gateways, Book 6)|Peter David|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1173756992s/324386.jpg|315085] where Calhoun and Shelby were left battered, bruised and near death.
       Calhoun and Shelby find themselves on the other side of the Gateway where they are forced to continuously relive a past event on Calhoun's homeworld of Xenex, dying over and over again . They have traveled to Kaz'hera, the Xenexian version of the Valhalla, the afterlife. While it does present the character of Calhoun with an opportunity to confront his own past, and Calhoun and Shelby as newly married characters to explore what they feel for each other. I am under the impression this takes place nearly immediately after they were married (the fact they are married is referenced in [b:Section 31: Abyss|216886|Section 31 Abyss (Star Trek Deep Space Nine)|Jeffrey Lang|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1172785863s/216886.jpg|209979] ). Frankly this one could have been written anywhere - didn't have much to do with the overall context of the Iconian Gateways. It feels like they just needed to include *something* from this series.

The Other Side by Robert Greenberger (ST:TNG, Captain Jean-Luc Picard)
       [b:Doors Into Chaos (Gateways #3)|217840|Doors Into Chaos (Star Trek Gateways, #3)|Robert Greenberger|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1172791475s/217840.jpg|210909] is the key to the entire series. Picard, having a background of sorts with the Iconians and their Gateways, is the logical leader of the cooperative effort to find a way to shut down the Gateways that have opened all over the galaxy. In [b:Doors Into Chaos (Gateways #3)|217840|Doors Into Chaos (Star Trek Gateways, #3)|Robert Greenberger|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1172791475s/217840.jpg|210909] the story is used to illustrate the magnitude of the crisis facing the Galaxy, and to establish that it is indeed the race of the Petraw that we met in the first novel who are behind the awakening of the Iconian Gateways.        With the scam they are trying to pull off this time they realize that they have grossly miscalculated. When confronted, they admit that they did not know what all of the consequences of so many active Gateways would be and that they don't know how to turn them off.
       Picard's journey through a Gateway is a desperate attempt to locate the ancient Iconians and find a way of shutting down the entire Gateway network. Picard does indeed find the descendants of the Iconians and while they themselves cannot help him, they do provide him with the information to try to accomplish the deed himself. He must locate the Master Resonator, a device that, when located, should shut down the network of Gateways. After being sent on his way Picard finds himself on an alien world, once populated by the Iconians. With the aid of a local inhabitant discovers that instead of just one device there are 14. Thankfully there is also a map of sorts that tells Picard which Gateways the resonators must be inserted into.
       After returning to the Enterprise via a Gateway the race is on to get all the resonators into place before time runs out. This requires the cooperation of numerous ships and draws back into the story the Defiant, the Excalibur and the Trident. As well as several other familiar ships and characters. The joint effort is successful and the Petraw are sent on their way with the warning never to try to pull anything on the Federation again.
… (mais)
 
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Kiri | 3 outras críticas | Dec 24, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
166
Also by
55
Membros
9,845
Popularidade
#2,426
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Críticas
207
ISBN
291
Línguas
12
Marcado como favorito
13

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