The actor who played Garak in DS9 was Andrew Robinson. When he got the acting role, he wrote 200 pages of Garak's backstory. His use of this as a guide for his acting is probably a big reason why Garak's character has so much depth.

Most of that backstory was officially canonised by the head Trek writers. Robinson used it to write a novel, A Stitch in Time, in which Garak writes an autobiographical letter to Julian Bashir.

@InvaderXan I can't believe there's no audio-book version of this.

A book that takes the form of a letter written by a well-loved character with a distinctive voice?

Publishers should automatically make audiobooks in that scenario.

Follow

@InvaderXan Oh. Looks like there's a Change Dot Org petition asking the publisher to make Garak's book an audiobook.

So I guess it'll never happen.

change.org/p/simon-and-schuste

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Octodon

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!