Random House, Inc. Witness the beginning of the career of the bravest Green Lantern who's ever lived as the "secret origin" of Hal Jordan is revealed. Discover how and why Hal received the power ring that changed his life forever. Uncover the mystery of the death of Jordan's predecessor, Abin Sur. Find out why Jordan's teacher and mentor, Sinestro, became obsessed with the prophecy of the apocalyptic end of the universe "the Blackest Night".
Baker & Taylor After the death of his father in a car crash, Hal Jordan is given a ring by the alien Abin Sur which leads to his training as a member of the Green Lantern Corps and his quest to find out the secret of The Blackest Night.
Baker & Taylor While Hal Jordan is inducted into the Green Lantern Corps, the Green Lantern called Sinestro investigates the death of Hal's predecessor, Abin Sur. Who--or what-- could have killed this Lantern? And what does it all have to do with the event called "The Blackest Night"?