Share this project


Share this project

Photo original
A gripping, gritty and authentic science fiction book set in the "Elite" game universe. Not tacky, schlok SF, but a d*mn good story.
Created by

T. James

508 backers pledged £6,103 to help bring this project to life.

‘Out of the Darkness’ is OFFICIALLY Elite and Dangerous


I am pleased to be able to tell you, Out of the Darkness was approved by Frontier Developments yesterday and the novel is now an officially recognised part of the Elite: Dangerous universe. Details via the link below:

(The latest book blurb is there, too.)

The novel is now undergoing final stage gamma-reads, proofreading, and error checking. I'll get it out to you as soon as it's polished.

Thank you, again, everyone for backing this project.

All the best,

T. James.

Andy Edgson, Thomas Schwemmer, and 3 more people like this update.


    1. Creator T. James on July 9, 2014

      @Jamie, @Steve Cheers, both.

    2. Creator Steve Jeyes on July 9, 2014

      Hoorah! Great news dude.

    3. Creator Jaimie Vandenbergh on July 9, 2014

      Fantastic news! Great to hear.

    4. Creator T. James on July 9, 2014

      @Thomas Schwemmer, I honestly haven't looked into translation - getting to this stage has kept me busy. There'll certainly not be anything until the dust settles and the English versions are finalised - I'm no linguist and I don't know anyone fluent in German who I could ask. As for foreign distribution and paid-for translation, I'm going to wait and see what the demand is and review the situation at a later date.

      Any translated version would most likely be a commercial release as the Kickstarter funds have been used on fees, the writer's pack, editing, and proofreading...

      I hope that answers your question?

    5. Creator T. James on July 9, 2014

      @Jedra7609, @Martin, @J.L. Thanks guys (? - there's a cat in there). It's been a long road, but an enjoyable one. I'm looking forward to getting this out to you when the corrections are finalised.

    6. Creator Thomas Schwemmer on July 9, 2014

      Hi, great news for SciFi - friends like me.
      But ... Will there be a translation and a reseller here in Germany ?

    7. Creator Jedra7609 [Angry Imp Games] on July 9, 2014

      Well done - looking forward to it!

    8. Creator Martin on July 9, 2014

      Brilliant, I look forward to reading it. Hope you are suitably proud of yourself!

    9. Creator J.L. on July 9, 2014

      Hurrah! (c:

      Can't wait to read it.