How does the Alien: Covenant 'prequel' novel fill in bits of the story? And does it work?
Be warned, spoilers ahead for both Alien: Covenant and Origins.
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Author Alan Dean Foster will be a familiar name to Alien fans, having penned the well-regarded novelisations of the first three movies, in addition to his prolific output of original and tie-in novels. Foster stepped away from the series after a bad experience on the Alien 3 novel, where producers rejected several additions he attempted to add, such as Newt being kept alive but remaining in a coma in her damaged hypersleep pod throughout the story.
Fans were excited when it was confirmed Foster was returning for the Alien: Covenant novelization - in addition to