A second Dead Space novel will be published worldwide on October 2, sci-fi and fantasy publisher Tor Books has announced. Dead Space: Catalyst is the second novel by author B.K. Evenson to be set in EA’s Marker-obsessed universe following 2010′s Dead Space: Martyr. Like its predecessor, Catalyst will be set prior to the events of the first Dead Space video game, this time following the story of two brothers who cross paths with the EarthGov organisation as the threat of the Marker begins to unfold. Cover art is through the break.