An alien fleet stands poised to invade Federation space. The only vessel available to hold it back is the Liberator, commanded by Roj Blake and his crew. As an intergalactic war breaks out, old enemies become allies, and friends will become separated. And Blake will be forced to leave behind all that matters to him.... This full-cast drama release consists of two parts: the story and a behind-the-scenes documentary.
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An attack by Travis and a squad of Federation pursuit ships leaves the Liberator damaged, its engines in desperate need of repair. Blake is forced to take his ship into The Derelict Zone, which is filled with hundreds of drifting spacecraft that never made it out alive.... The same fate awaits his crew. Because the time long expected has come...one of them has turned traitor.
Blake and the crew of the Liberator have a new mission - and their target is on Straxis, a planet also known as Battleground 9. Because Straxis is a training ground for thousands of Federation troops, and the Liberator has journeyed directly into their sights. Has Blake finally picked a battle he cannot possibly win?
Roj Blake and the President of the Terran Federation stand face to face. Two men with polar opposite political views, meeting for the first and last time. The long crusade is at an end. And Blake stands to lose everything that matters in his life.
The assistance of the Liberator crew is urgently needed on Straxis - but Roj Blake has acute problems of his own.... After taking drastic emergency measures, Blake, Vila and Cally teleport back into a war zone in a bid to make new allies. But the Federation is testing advanced new weaponry here. And Vila looks set to be an early target.
'Brother', by Nigel Fairs. Auron scientist Gustav Nyrron is back aboard the Liberator, on his way home. But Avon does not trust him, and soon a drugged Nyrron wakes to find himself in Avon’s clutches on a devastated world. In this desert, their pasts are waiting for them...and a devastating truth that will shake their very beliefs to the core. 'Poison', by Iain McLaughlin. Federation Freighter Antares is a ship with many secrets. Why is it making regular runs to a heavily guarded frontier world?
Orac has tracked Space Major Kade - the man who killed Jenna’s father - to the planet Vere. Jenna wants her revenge, but that must wait. Blake needs her to pilot the Liberator to Stellidar Four, where he has a small window of opportunity to solve the mystery of a new Federation device. It’s a daring plan. And it could be the beginning of the end for the Liberator crew.
When Travis scores a victory over the Liberator crew, Blake is willing to risk everything in order to get back what is theirs. The destination is the uninhabited ice world Horst Minor, where eugenics specialist Dr. Tirus is working on experiments for the Federation president. Horst Minor has many secrets. And Blake is not going to like what he finds there.
Before Blake; before the Seven; before the rebellion began... The Liberator – a mysterious alien starship controlled by a synthetic intelligence known only as Zen. A derelict rescued from the brink of destruction by Roj Blake and his band of dissidents, the ship is their weapon in the war against the corrupt Federation, its origin unknown – until now. What terrible catastrophe left the Liberator drifting and shattered? What drove the ship’s computer to murder its original crew? What dark secrets lie at the heart of this alien machine?
The Milky Way is at peace. After centuries of struggle, the Earth Alliance has been created, and all is well. Then, without warning, the Daleks launch their invasion. An invasion which threatens to tear apart the fabric of our entire galaxy.... Written & directed by Nicholas Briggs.
Suz decides it is time to take control of events. But when she is summoned to an audience with the Dalek Emperor, she begins to fear that all her efforts have been in vain. Meanwhile, Earth Alliance Security commander in chief Tanlee is intent on locating Alby. The Dalek advance across the galaxy seems unstoppable, and the only possibility of salvation for the human race lies in the Lopra System. But how can Alby help when no one will tell him the purpose of Project Infinity?
Alby Brook and Gordon Pellan are following the best information they have to locate Suz in Dalek-infested space. But what is it the Daleks want with her? On the slave planet Guria, Alby discovers Suz is already gaining a reputation as something of an angel of mercy. Could it be that she is now working for the Daleks? But as Suz and Kalendorf travel from planet to planet, a murmur of defiance is growing.... Death to the Daleks! Death to the Daleks! Written & directed by Nicholas Briggs.
The Seers of Yaldos have a sad story to tell, but Alby and Kalendorf know they must listen. Meanwhile, the Daleks seem unconcerned by their recent defeats. They have their sights firmly fixed on Project Infinity. In the hands of the Daleks, the human race's only hope of victory could signal the destruction of the entire universe. Written & directed by Nicholas Briggs.