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Question on the Knights of the Blood
« on: January 20, 2017, 09:13:19 am »
Bau Le says: “Hello, my name is Bau Le and I have been a fan of your work for quite some time now. One of my favorite series is Knights of the Blood, that you created and Scott MacMillan wrote. So far in the series there are only two book, and at the end of the second book there are no conclusions to the story thus far. I want to ask if there are a third book or more in this series, or are you and Scott MacMillan abandoning it?”


Katherine replies: “The Knights of the Blood series is actually Scott’s concept, even though my name is also on it. (Though he’d been a very successful magazine writer and screenwriter, Knights of the Blood was his first novel. I did some polishing and rewrote or expanded a couple of scenes.)

“But it was never really intended to be more than one book. By the time he’d finished it, the publishers asked for a second book, so we changed the ending to accommodate that—and did the second book. And again, they asked for another book, we changed the ending of Book II to accommodate that—and then Scott got stuck regarding where to go from there.

“The project has been stalled at that point for a number of years now. He tells me that he finally has just about worked out what happens in Book III—which will definitely be the last book in that series!—so now I just have to nail him down to write it. (He has several screen projects in the pipeline right now, so that’s where the majority of his energy is currently focused.) But maybe in another year or two….”