Arrow Novel From Guggenheim to Bridge Gap Between Season 5 & 6

The CW's Arrow is set to get a tie-in novel from showrunner Marc Guggenheim and author James R. Tuck.

RELATED: Arrow: Why Juliana Harkavy Loves Her Black Canary Costume.

Guggenheim announced the novel, titled Arrow: Fatal Legacies, on Twitter on Saturday afternoon after an Amazon listing was spotted. The book will be published by Titan books and will hit shelves on January 30, 2018. The story will help to bridge the gap between the show's fifth and sixth seasons, with the latter currently in production in Vancouver.

The synopsis for the novel teases a deeper exploration of Chase's plans on Lian Yu.

The untold story bridging between ARROW seasons 5 and 6, exclusive to this novel! In the devastating aftermath of season five, Team Arrow must resume their mission to protect Star City. Those who have survived Chase’s trap on Lian Yu discover that his plans did not end there. If his legacies aren’t stopped, countless more will die.

RELATED: Arrow: Katie Cassidy Really Wants Black Siren to Meet Earth-1 Laurel.

The novel will actually mark the third original novel based on the series, following Arrow: Vengeance and Arrow: A Generation of Vipers, with the latter having served as a conclusion to the tie-in to the Flash novel, Flash: The Haunting of Barry Allen. This book, however, will be the first original novel based on the series from Guggenheim, although he has previously written comics based on the CW series.

Starring Stephen Amell as the Emerald Archer, Arrow returns Thursday, October 12 at 9pm ET/PT on the CW. The series also stars Emily Bett Rickards, David Ramsey, Willa Holland and more.

The Mandalorian Introduces Star Wars’ Take on Another Sci-Fi Icon

More in TV