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Old May 26th 10, 11:44   #1
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Londo's Story...?

I just finished watching the series, minus the movies. I just found out that they fill in gaps from the show storyline. I am now gonna go back & watch the whole thing again, this time including the movies in their proper order along with the series. I am hoping one of the movies, fill in the untold story of Londo giving his "gift" to John & Delenn, and what came of that, as well as how he died, since in the last episode Virr is Emperor..?
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Old May 26th 10, 11:58   #2
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Welcome, ecoplanet

That's not in the movies but it's very well covered in the Centauri Prime trilogy. Finding all three books is a challenge but well worth the reward. I think KoshN has put full info about the trilogies in the FAQ forum.

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Old May 26th 10, 13:01   #3
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Are the books "official", as in written by writers that are affiliated with the show?
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Are the books "official", as in written by writers that are affiliated with the show?
11 of the novels are official, Dell #7, Dell #9, the Del Rey Psi Corps Trilogy, the Del Rey Centauri trilogy, and the Del Rey Technomage trilogy. For the story of Londo, you obviously want the Centauri trilogy. However, I highly recommend all 11 of these books.
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Welcome EcoPlanet

The 3 Trilogies (Psicorps, Centauri and Technomage) are all blessed by JMS, and based upon outlines from him. Also there are two other books blessed by JMS, "To Dream in the City of Srrows" (Sinclair after he left Babylon 5 and became an Ambassador) written by his wife and one about Sheridan's wife going to Zha'Ha'Dum and waking the Shadows. The other 7 books, not so good. KoshN also goes into details about these in the FAQ forum, I believe.
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Welcome to the board, ecoplanet. As you rewatch the show, feel free to drop by each episode's respective episode discussion thread (the "EpDis" threads) and post your thoughts on the episodes.

As the others here said, Londo's gift gets covered in the Centauri novel trilogy. As for how Londo died, we know that from the dream of his death that he tells us about in the first episode of season one, "Midnight On The Firing Line," from seeing him dreaming that dream in season two's "The Coming of Shadows," and from seeing it actually occur in season three's "War Without End, Part 2."
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As for how Londo died, we know that from the dream of his death that he tells us about in the first episode of season one, "Midnight On The Firing Line," from seeing him dreaming that dream in season two's "The Coming of Shadows," and from seeing it actually occur in season three's "War Without End, Part 2."
....and from the end of "In the Beginning."
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I'm searching for the books now as well. The Psi Corp Trilogy and Techno-Mage Trilogy shouldn't be hard to find. But trying to get the full set for the Centauri Trilogy is driving me nuts. Not only is it only hard to find the 3rd book but this is the story I most want to read to it conclusion
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I'm searching for the books now as well. The Psi Corp Trilogy and Techno-Mage Trilogy shouldn't be hard to find. But trying to get the full set for the Centauri Trilogy is driving me nuts. Not only is it only hard to find the 3rd book but this is the story I most want to read to it conclusion
Rather then trying to go for 3 loose soft-cover books, you might want to try your look at the hard-cover book that bundles the Centauri trilogy. That's what I did and in the end the price of the hard-cover bundle was the same as what some people where asking just for book 3.
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I'm searching for the books now as well. The Psi Corp Trilogy and Techno-Mage Trilogy shouldn't be hard to find. But trying to get the full set for the Centauri Trilogy is driving me nuts. Not only is it only hard to find the 3rd book but this is the story I most want to read to it conclusion
Rather then trying to go for 3 loose soft-cover books, you might want to try your look at the hard-cover book that bundles the Centauri trilogy. That's what I did and in the end the price of the hard-cover bundle was the same as what some people where asking just for book 3.
Where can you get that?
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