Shepherd Book Returns, Firefly Fans Weep for Joy


There were quite a few loose ends left dangling when Joss Whedon’s brilliant TV series Firefly was abruptly canceled by FOX. The follow-up big screen film Serenity tied up some of them.  But some things remained mysterious…

…especially the life and secrets of the spiritual guide on that Serenity starship, Shepherd Book.

Well, good news has come at last. A graphic novel called The Shepherd’s Tale will finally address those burning questions.

The most important question of all: What is the secret of Shepherd Book’s shampoo?

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet has two passions: writing fiction, and celebrating art — music, cinema, photography, literature — through writing and teaching. He is the author of a “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” — Through a Screen Darkly. And his four-novel fantasy series, The Auralia Thread, which begins with Auralia's Colors, was published by Random House. He speaks at universities and conferences around the world about understanding art through eyes of faith. He is earning his MFA in Creative Writing at Seattle Pacific University, where he has worked for 11 years as an editor, writer, and communications project manager. His work has been recognized in The New Yorker, TIME, The Seattle Times, IMAGE, Ravi Zacharias International — and Christianity Today, where he served as a film journalist for more than a decade. He recently began a weekly column called "Listening Closer" for Christ and Pop Culture.


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