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"Of course, there are a lot of years–a lot of adventures–to fill in those 9 years between Betrayal by Knight and Vision. Stay tuned. After all, don't you want to know how Alex got those cybernetic fingers?"
―Charlene Newcomb[src]

"Shades of Gray" is a short story by Charlene Newcomb and is the latest installment in her long-running Alex Winger series. It bridges the events of Betrayal by Knight and Vision of the Future. The story originally appeared on Starwars.com Hyperspace. On October 1, 2012, it was republished on Suvudu, a subsidiary website of Random House publishing.

Plot summary[]

The story revolves around just how Alex received her cybernetic fingers first mentioned in Timothy Zahn's Vision of the Future.

Production[]

The story has been in development since 2005. As of July, 2008 LFL publishing had accepted Charlene's proposal for a new short story that would go into editing by August/September 2008.[2]

In August of 2009, Charlene hinted that the preceding story, Betrayal by Knight, would be appearing on Hyperspace with "Shades of Gray" appearing sometime in the fall.[3] After some delay Passages was instead posted. The story was eventually released on Hyperspace on December 22, 2009. On October 1, 2012, the story was republished on Suvudu, a subsidiary website of Random House publishing.

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Characters

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Events

Locations

Organizations and titles

Sentient species

Vehicles and vessels

Weapons and technology

Miscellanea


Notes and references[]

  1. The Essential Reader's Companion
  2. Charlene Newcomb. New Story In The Works (2008-07-27). alexwinger.wordpress.com. Archived from the original on November 13, 2011.
  3. Charlene Newcomb. Story News (2009-08-18). alexwinger.wordpress.com. Archived from the original on November 13, 2011.

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