Is Good Omens Season 2 based on a book?
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Good Omens Season 2 is almost here at last! The first season was based on a book, but what about this second season?
The first season of Good Omens was based on the novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Sir Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman*. We got the full book story throughout the six episodes. Well, the bulk of the book story.
That meant there was nothing left to tell when it came to the second season. To be honest, the second season was a bit of a surprise. Good Omens had been billed as a limited series, but Amazon, Neil Gaiman, and others changed their mind about it.
We’ll soon get to see the second season. Of course, fans now want to know if there’s more source material to follow.
Good Omens Season 2’s source material is unpublished
It turns out that Pratchett and Gaiman were working on a sequel to the story just before Pratchett’s death. Sadly, that book was unfinished and unpublished. However, Gaiman shared that he used some of it for some of the characters in the first season—mainly, the introduction of Gabriel.
The second book continues Gabriel’s story, in a way. Gabriel turns up at Aziraphale’s bookshop naked without any memories. Aziraphale and Crowley end up working together to figure out what’s going on with the archangel. It gets messy when both Heaven and Hell are involved in the search for the memory-less archangel.
So, while there is some source material out there, it wasn’t ever finished. Don’t expect to get to read it, as it doesn’t sound like Gaiman is going to work on it without his writing partner.
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Good Omens Season 2 is coming to Prime Video* on Friday, July 28.