SciFi Series: The Strain ...have you been infected?

The Strain is the first book of a trilogy written by Guillermo del Toro and the basis of the sci-fi series The Strain on FX.  The concept was first envisioned for television; however no one was interested in picking it up. The idea expanded in to a book series co- written with Chuck Hogan, and later adapted into a 24 issue comic series by Dark Horse Comics.   

FX aired it first season of The Strain the television series in 2013, and is currently in its second season. posted about a possible tie-in with the Dark Horse Comics' version of the series. 



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The Strain (The Strain Trilogy #1) by Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1) A Boeing 777 arrives at JFK and is on its way across the tarmac, when it suddenly stops dead. All window shades are pulled down. All lights are out. All communication channels have gone quiet. Crews on the ground are lost for answers, but an alert goes out to the CDC. Dr. Ephraim "Eph" Goodweather, head of their Canary project, a rapid-response team that investigates biological threats, gets the call and boards the plane. What he finds makes his blood run cold.


The Fall (The Strain Trilogy #2) by Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

The vampiric virus unleashed in The Strain has taken over New York City. It is spreading across the country and soon, the world. Amid the chaos, Eph Goodweather—head of the Center for Disease Control’s team—leads a small band out to stop these bloodthirsty monsters. But it may be too late. With the future of the world in the balance, Eph and his courageous team, guided by the brilliant former professor and Holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian and exterminator Vasiliy Fet, must combat a terror whose ultimate plan is more terrible than anyone first imagined—a fate worse than annihilation


The Night Eternal  (The Strain Trilogy #3) by Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

It's been two years since the vampiric virus was unleashed in The Strain and the entire world now lies on the brink of annihilation. There has been a mass extermination of humans orchestrated by the Master—an ancient vampire possessed of unparalleled powers. The future of humankind lies in the hands of a ragtag band of freedom fighters—Dr. Eph Goodweather, Dr. Nora Martinez, Vasiliy Fet, and Mr. Quinlan, the half-breed offspring of the Master who is bent on revenge. It's their job to overturn this devastating new world order. But good and evil are malleable terms now, and the Master is most skilled at preying on the weaknesses of humans