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"Shades of Gray"
Attribution information
Author(s)

Charlene Newcomb

Illustrator(s)

Cat Staggs

Editor(s)

Pablo Hidalgo

Publication information
Publisher

StarWars.com

Release date

December 22, 2009

Chronological information
Era

New Republic era

Timeline

12 ABY[1]

"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 summaryEdit

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

ProductionEdit

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

Creatures

Droid models

Events

Locations

Organizations and titles

Sentient species

Vehicles and vessels

Weapons and technology

Miscellanea


Notes and referencesEdit

  1. The Essential Reader's Companion
  2. Charlene Newcomb (July 27, 2008). New Story In The Works. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.
  3. Charlene Newcomb (August 18, 2009). Story News. Retrieved on October 30, 2009.

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