Picked up a couple of books yesterday.
1. Space: 1999 - Aftershock and Awe
by Andrew Gaska, Grey Morrow, Miki and David Hueso
Collected edition from Archaia Black Label
, featuring old and new material in the "Awe" story - a retelling of "Breakaway" with elements from several sources, including an earlier script for the pilot of that TV series, and older material from Power Records and Charlton Comics as well...and characters from later episodes thrown into the mix as well.
And then there's "Aftershock", telling the tale as experienced by those left behind on Earth. As you might guess, catastrophe physics has its way with the lives of millions. Also mildly surprising was the decision to go straight to "alternative history" as well, with elements like John F. Kennedy surviving all the way from 1963 as a driving political force behind the organization(s) that built Moonbase Alpha.
2. Star Trek: The Fall - Peaceable Kingdoms
This wraps up the pentalogy begun with Revelation and Dust
four months ago. It ends pretty much as I hoped it would, with consequences meet for many future writers in this particular Trek novel-'verse to play with for years to come. At least one character ends up in a place where there's hope for many political adventures to occupy more nights.
(Yes, I do believe politics can be an adventure. If practiced well, in fiction or reality. Sometimes, it can even be inspiring and in several good ways. But I digress...)
There was one revelation that I considered a false note - not sure I want to get into details yet - in what was otherwise a very good yarn indeed.