>Because of this, I'm curious what the process is in making a Babylon 5
>novel from Del Rey? Why Trilogies?
In Minbari, all things are three.
> How are authors chosen?
By mutual consent; they'll suggest someone, and we'll talk about it. Keyes'
work I somewhat knew, and he seemed right...and Peter David *is* a Centauri.
Jeanne Cavelos' work on the shadow arc made her correct for the technomage
>the decision to spotlight the series' history and background, instead
>of the lead characters and the station, come about?
It's that perverse "let's do the opposite of what the marketing people think"
thing I get into sometimes; there's so much history in the B5 universe, and I'd
worked so much of it out, it seemed a shame to waste it.
Will there be any
Is Warners & Del Rey willing and/or interested in
>adding Crusade characters and concepts into the B5 books?
There will be some...Galen is all through both the technomage books and a bit
in the Centauri books.
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