Terminator Salvation: Trial by Fire is the second original novel and serves as a sequel to the movie Terminator Salvation and is written by Timothy Zahn.
Following the dramatic events of Terminator Salvation, a recovering John Connor grants Barnes permission to return to the destroyed VLA lab and bury his brother, killed in the explosive opening of the movie. At the ruins Barnes and Blair Williams hunt through the debris for the remains of their comrade but instead uncover a mysterious cable leading up into the mountains. The two Resistance fighters head into the wilderness to investigate.
What the pair discovers is an entire village that appears largely untouched by Judgment Day and its aftermath. Suspicious of the villagers, Barnes and Blair decide to dig deeper....
An official novel exploring the post-Judgment Day world of the hit movie Terminator Salvation.
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- This story takes place days after the events of the film Terminator Salvation.
- Terminator Salvation: From the Ashes
- Terminator Salvation: Cold War
- Terminator Salvation
- Terminator Salvation: Trial by Fire
- Despite his warnings about the Skynet signal, only a few Resistance locations supported John Connor's requests to wait to launch the attack. Those sites that launched an attack were also destroyed by Skynet.
- Baker's Hollow
- Skynet VLA
- London (Mentioned only)
- Sierra Nevada Mountains
- Slate River
- ISBN 978-1-84856-088-8; August 17, 2010 (Titan Books, paperback)
- ISBN 978-1-84856-936-2; August 17, 2010 (Titan Books, ebook)
- Terminator Salvation: Trial by Fire at Amazon.com
- Terminator: Trial by Fire - Terminator Episode Studies