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Babylon 5 Series

Jane Killick
Babylon 5: Signs and Portents by Jane Killick
Babylon 5: No Surrender, No Retreat by Jane Killick
Babylon 5: Wheel of Fire by Jane Killick

Babylon 5 Series : Titles in Order

Book 5
A comprehensive episode-by-episode guide to the fifth climactic season of Babylon 5!

As the action surrounding Babylon 5 reaches the boiling point, Babylon 5: The Wheel of Fire sums up the last stunning season of the history-making series that started it all, thus setting the stage for the exciting B5 offshoot, Crusade. Episode by episode, Jane Killick offers a breathtaking look back at all the action, plot twists, and life-altering events that set the stage for the future of the Babylon 5 universe: Byron and his rogue telepaths’ demand for a homeworld; Elizabeth Lochley’s assignment as captain of Babylon 5; Sheridan’s inauguration as president of the uneasy Interstellar Alliance; G’Kar’s unwilling ascension to the role of messiah; and clandestine political intrigue on Centauri Prime.

Veteran viewers or first-time fans, relive the adventure—or find out what you’ve been missing—with the complete companions to Babylon 5!
Book 4
A comprehensive episode-by-episode guide to the fourth thrilling season of Babylon 5!

Filled with stunning revelations and explosive plot twists and turns, Babylon 5: No Surrender, No Retreat sums up the spellbinding fourth season. Culminating in some of the most dramatic events in television history, Captain Sheridan is pronounced missing and presumed dead on Z’ha’dum, while Delenn feverishly rallies support for an all-out offensive against the invading Shadow forces. Internal strife on Centauri erupts in a shocking and violent betrayal. Garibaldi resigns as Security Chief and turns to treachery, plotting against his comrades. And Earth launches a war against Babylon 5.

From “The Hour of the Wolf” through the shattering finale of “The Deconstruction of Falling Stars,” B5 expert Jane Killick’s episode-by-episode summaries and analyses capture all the action and intrigue of Babylon 5 circa 2261—”the year everything changed.”

Veteran viewers or first-time fans, relive the adventure—or find out what you’ve been missing—with the complete companion volumes to Babylon 5!
Book 3
A comprehensive episode-by-episode guide to the third exciting season of Babylon 5!

Babylon 5: Point of No Return begins with a fascinating look at another innovation for the already groundbreaking series—its pioneering use of computer generated special effects. Jane Killick’s behind-the-scenes chronicle reveals how effects master Ron Thornton and his Foundation Imaging team made B5 the first TV show to create all of its breathtaking special effects exclusively through computer graphics, from spaceships and planets to galactic battles.

In addition, Babylon 5’s third season guide presents a thrilling summation of the series major turning point: the chain of events that would culminate in the devastating Shadow War. And of course, episode-by-episode summaries—with Killick’s comprehensive analysis—cover all of the third season’s twenty-two shows, including “Matters of Honor,” “Point of No Return,” “Ship of Tears,” and the stunning finale, “Z’ha’dum.”

Veteran viewers or first-time fans, relive the adventure—or find out what you’ve been missing—with the complete companions to Babylon 5!
Book 2
A comprehensive episode-by-episode guide to the second exciting season of Babylon 5!

Babylon 5: The Coming of Shadows, opens with “By Any Means Necessary: Making Babylon 5 on a Budget,” a behind-the-scenes account of how series creator J. Michael Straczynski and his production team bucked the system to create the extraordinary twenty-first century world that would change the face of sci-fi TV. Then, in a thrilling second season overview, experience the arrival of Bruce Boxleitner as John J. Sheridan, new captain of the Babylon 5 station, and the looming threat of the sinister Shadows.

In-depth, episode-by-episode summaries—with detailed analysis by author and B5 expert Jane Killick—cover all of the second season’s twenty-two shows, including “Points of Departure,” “Spider in the Web,” “Comes the Inquisitor,” and the dramatic season finale, “The Fall of Night.”

Veteran viewers or first-time fans, relive the adventure—or find out what you’ve been missing—with the complete companions to Babylon 5!
Book 1
A comprehensive episode-by-episode guide to the first thrilling season of Babylon 5! 

Babylon 5: Signs and Portents, kicks off with a foreword by actor Michael O’Hare, better known to viewers as Commander Sinclair, and features a fascinating look at how series creator J. Michael Straczynski brought his ambitious vision to the screen.

Then launch into a comprehensive overview of the groundbreaking premiere season, including in-depth, episode-by-episode summaries of all of the first twenty-two shows—from the pilot, “The Gathering,” through the climactic season finale, “Chrysalis”—with analysis by author and B5 expert Jane Killick.

Veteran viewers or first-time fans, relive the adventure—or find out what you’ve been missing—with the complete companions to Babylon 5!

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