Blizzard Publishing Spring Releases

Blizzard Publishing Spring Releases

Brush up on your lore before diving back in to the game that started it all—in celebration of the StarCraft: Remastered release, Blizzard Publishing has re-issued classic StarCraft novels and manga that dive into the back stories of some of the most iconic characters from the franchise. You can look for these titles to be available wherever books are sold.

Written by award-winning and New York Times best-selling authors, StarCraft: Liberty’s Crusade; StarCraft: Heaven’s Devils; StarCraft: I, Mengsk; and StarCraft: Frontline Volumes 1 & 2 are now available wherever books are sold.

StarCraft: Liberty’s Crusade 
by Jeff Grubb

Far in the future, 60,000 light-years from Earth, a loose confederacy of Terran exiles is locked in battle with the enigmatic Protoss and the ruthless Zerg Swarm. Each species struggles to ensure its own survival among the stars in a war that will herald the beginning of mankind's greatest chapter—or foretell its violent, bloody end.

Danny Liberty was a good reporter . . . too good. When his investigations struck too close to the heart of the corrupt Terran Confederacy, he faced a simple choice: continue his current series of exposés, or take a hazardous new assignment covering the Marines on the front lines of the Koprulu Sector. It didn't take him long to decide.

Behind the attacks of the Zerg and the Protoss lies the story of a lifetime, but every piece of information blurs the mystery further. Thrown into the middle of a war where the outcome will determine mankind's very survival, the only thing that Danny Liberty knows for sure is that the only person he can trust to keep him alive is himself.

StarCraft: Heaven’s Devils 
by William C. Dietz

For the poor, hardworking citizens of the Confederacy’s fringe worlds, the Guild Wars have exacted a huge toll. Swayed by the promise of financial rewards, a new batch of recruits joins the fight alongside a slew of neurally resocialized criminals—and a few dubious military leaders. Eighteen-year-old Jim Raynor, full of testosterone and eager to make things right at home, ships off to boot camp and finds his footing on the battlefield, but he soon discovers that the official mission is not what he’s really fighting for.

Learn the origins of the enduring friendship between the young upstart Jim Raynor and the streetwise soldier Tychus Findlay. Watch as they battle on the front lines of a fierce interplanetary war and bear witness to the Confederacy’s rank corruption—corruption so reprehensible that it rains immeasurable death and destruction upon the government’s own people.

StarCraft: I, Mengsk 
by Graham McNeil

Sixty-thousand light-years from Earth, the corrupt Terran Confederacy holds the Koprulu sector tightly in its tyrannical grip, controlling every aspect of its citizens' lives. One man dares to stand up to this faceless empire and vows to bring it to its knees: Arcturus Mengsk, genius propagandist, tactician, and freedom fighter.

A monstrous act of bloody violence sows the seeds of rebellion in Arcturus, but he is not the first Mengsk to rail against such oppression. Before Arcturus grew to manhood, his father, Angus Mengsk, also defied the Confederacy and sought to end its brutal reign.

The destiny of the Mengsk family has long been tied to that of the Confederacy and the Koprulu sector, but as a new empire rises from the ashes of the past and alien invaders threaten the very existence of humanity, what will the future hold for the next generation?


StarCraft: Frontline Volume 1 with stories 
by Knaak, Washid, Furman and Elliott

The brutal, dark and fascinating world of Starcraft comes alive in this collection thrilling adventures:

Why We Fight
In this profoundly moving introduction to the Starcraft universe, the three species in Starcraft are examined--and what drives their war for survival will shock and awe.

Thundergod
In a story by Richard Knaak, a Thor driver's ego leads him and two partners to try to pull of a heist in the middle of a war zone.

Weapon of War
A psionic six-year-old boy is at the center of a conflict between a Terran mining colony and the Zerg.

Heavy Armor
A Viking pilot must battle his mentor--for the lives of an entire colony.

StarCraft: Frontline Volume 2 with stories 
by Furman, Elliott, Aira, and Randolph

Confront the vast, renowned world of StarCraft inside this collection of mind-blowing adventures:

Heavy Armor, Part 2
The adrenaline-pumping firefight between mentor and protégé escalates to a fierce climax. Will the young pilot outwit the man who taught him everything? Or will the teacher remain the undisputed master of heavy armor—and doom a colony?

A Ghost Story
Sterilized by war, a rocky planet's bounty and dark terrors have remained safely hidden—until a Kel Morian Combine crew catches wind of it hoping to strike big. There's just one problem: the planet seems to be haunted by a 'ghost'.

Newsworthy
A pro-Dominion reporter lands the scoop of lifetime: an exclusive sit-down with Emperor Arcturus Mengsk following an embedded mission with Terran marines. Every good reporter tells both sides of the story, but when she comes face-to-face with atrocity, can she handle the brutal truth, much less report it?

Creep
Feared by all and understood by none, Zerg creep finally comes under the knife in the laboratory of Protoss scientists. But instead of shedding light on the bizarre bio-matter, the scientists spiral into a psychologically disturbing and nightmarish struggle against a completely unknown foe.

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