Nightmare Asylum

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Nightmare Asylum
Author Steve Perry
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Bantam Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 277 pp
ISBN 978-0-553-56158-6
Preceded by Aliens: Earth Hive
Followed by Aliens: The Female War

Aliens: Nightmare Asylum is the title of a 1993 novel by Steve Perry, set in the fictional Alien movie universe. It is an sequel to Aliens: Earth Hive

Plot summary[edit]

Wilks, Billie, and Bueller were the last survivors of a devastating assault on the aliens' home planet. But their return to the solar system made them refugees once more, fleeing Earth and its alien infestation in a desperate attempt to stay alive. Now in an otherwise unmanned military transport, they hurtle through space. Destination: Unknown.

Little do they know the cargo they carry with them is a legacy of death that they will ultimately have to face. Nor do they know they head toward a remote colony and military outpost. This pocket of humanity at the very edges of space is at the mercy of a general named Spears with an agenda all his own. Now Billie, Wilks, and Bueller face a new nightmare, and it is nothing they could ever have imagined: a gift of madness from an alien world, an unbalanced mind and the experiences of a mysterious pilot named Lieutenant Ellen Ripley.