A novelization of the enduringly popular BBC TV space adventure featuring fugitive Roj Blake and the crew of the spaceship Liberator, in their battle against the corrupt Galactic Federation. On the Earth of the far future, the Federation control the populace inside a vast, domed city. Roj Blake witnesses the massacre of an organized resistance party and is then himself captured and accused of falsified crimes. Sentenced to life imprisonment on a penal colony planet, he meets other convicts including Jenna, Vila and Avon. They organize an escape from their prison ship, and discover the amazing spaceship Liberator. Together they go on the run -- as freedom fighters.
Trevor Hoyle is an English science fiction author. In the late 1970s he gained recognition for his Q series. He also wrote three novelizations of the BBC series "Blake s 7". His most recent novel, "Down the Figure 7", won the Ray Mort Fiction Award.