History Creator / AlanDeanFoster

1st Aug '16 9:07:27 AM MissConception
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** The original novelization of ''Film/ANewHope'' (ghost writing for George Lucas, although he couldn't openly discuss it for years). This is where all of the fantastic settings for the original trilogy come from, as part of his amazing and fatal settings.

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** The original novelization 1976's ''Star Wars: From the Adventures of ''Film/ANewHope'' (ghost writing Luke Skywalker'', which is notable for George Lucas, although he technically launching the [[Franchise/StarWars franchise]] by predating the final release of the [[Film/ANewHope 1977 film]] it was based on by ''half a year''. It was also credited to Creator/GeorgeLucas in the first editions, and Foster couldn't openly discuss it his involvement for years). This is where all of the fantastic settings for the original trilogy come from, as part of his amazing and fatal settings.years.



* 1976's ''Franchise/StarWars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker'' (credited to Creator/GeorgeLucas in the first editions), which predated the final release of the [[Film/ANewHope 1977 film]] it was based on by ''half a year'', as well as two standalone "''Franchise/StarWarsLegends''" novels:

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* 1976's ''Franchise/StarWars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker'' (credited to Creator/GeorgeLucas in the first editions), which predated the final release of the [[Film/ANewHope 1977 film]] it was based on by ''half a year'', as well as two Two standalone "''Franchise/StarWarsLegends''" novels:
1st Aug '16 8:54:53 AM MissConception
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* Two standalone Franchise/StarWarsLegends novels:
** ''Literature/SplinterOfTheMindsEye''
** ''Literature/TheApproachingStorm''

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* Two 1976's ''Franchise/StarWars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker'' (credited to Creator/GeorgeLucas in the first editions), which predated the final release of the [[Film/ANewHope 1977 film]] it was based on by ''half a year'', as well as two standalone Franchise/StarWarsLegends "''Franchise/StarWarsLegends''" novels:
** ''Literature/SplinterOfTheMindsEye''
''Literature/SplinterOfTheMindsEye'', designed as a potential low-budget sequel.
** ''Literature/TheApproachingStorm''''Literature/TheApproachingStorm'', a direct prequel to ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''.
15th Jul '16 12:21:46 AM PaulA
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** ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans''

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** ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans''''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|1981}}''
6th Jul '16 4:41:43 PM Unsung
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* The ''Journey of the Catechist'', about a tribesman sent on a journey to rescue somebody entirely because of how his tribe views the requests of a dying man.

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* The ''Journey of the Catechist'', ''Literature/JourneysOfTheCatechist'': A trilogy about a tribesman sent on a journey quest to rescue somebody another man's betrothed entirely because of how his tribe views the requests of a dying man.man.
** ''Carnivores of Light and Darkness''
** ''Into the Thinking Kingdoms''
** ''Triumph of Souls''
22nd Jun '16 5:29:08 AM Doug86
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* ''Cat-A-Lyst'', about a race of SufficientlyAdvancedAliens who masquerade as [[CatsAreMean cats]] and nurture a bumbling group of humans and PlantAliens through saving the modern world from a ModernMayincatecEmpire. RuleOfFunny applies here.

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* ''Cat-A-Lyst'', about a race of SufficientlyAdvancedAliens {{Sufficiently Advanced Alien}}s who masquerade as [[CatsAreMean cats]] and nurture a bumbling group of humans and PlantAliens through saving the modern world from a ModernMayincatecEmpire. RuleOfFunny applies here.
11th Jan '16 8:38:58 PM HeraldAlberich
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** He returned to the franchise with ''Film/TheForceAwakens''.



* Two standalone ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' novels:

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* Two standalone ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' Franchise/StarWarsLegends novels:



* It has been announced that he will write the novel of ''Film/TheForceAwakens''.
20th Nov '15 3:49:45 PM HelloLamppost
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** ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans''
** ''Film/TheBlackHole''
26th Oct '15 1:52:48 AM PaulA
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** The entire ''Star Trek Log'' series, which novelized the animated ''Franchise/StarTrek'' series, most of the PowerRecords ''Star Trek'' stories, as well as the screenplay to ''Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture''.

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** The entire ''Star Trek Log'' series, which novelized the animated ''Franchise/StarTrek'' series, ''WesternAnimation/StarTrekTheAnimatedSeries'', most of the PowerRecords Power Records ''Star Trek'' stories, as well as the screenplay to ''Film/StarTrekTheMotionPicture''.



** ''Film/{{TheThing1982}}''

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** ''Film/{{TheThing1982}}''''Film/{{The Thing|1982}}''



* ''Sagramanda'', a book set in semi-apocalyptic semi-futuristic India featuring the interactions between an insane foreign cultist, a professional agent, a man who stole some key info, his wife, his parents, and a man eating tiger. "Better than it sounds"
* Numerous anthologies of short stories.

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* ''Sagramanda'', a book set in semi-apocalyptic semi-futuristic India featuring the interactions between an insane foreign cultist, a professional agent, a man who stole some key info, his wife, his parents, and a man eating tiger. "Better than it sounds"\n* Numerous anthologies of short stories.
27th Apr '15 8:31:36 PM JMQwilleran
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* It has been announced that he will write the novel of ''Film/TheForceAwakens''.
31st Oct '14 2:34:11 PM bravo104
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** ''Film/{{TheThing1982}}''
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