A New Star Wars Novel Will Once Again Try To Make Sense Of Rise Of Skywalker

4 new legit Famous person Wars books were introduced for 2022, and one in every of them – Famous person Wars: Shadow of the Sith – appears to be like to offer extra context to the occasions of no longer simply Famous person Wars: The Upward push of Skywalker, however all the sequel trilogy.

As published through StarWars.com, Famous person Wars: Shadow of the Sith can be joined through a singular that includes Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker known as Famous person Wars: Brotherhood, a middle-grade anthology e book known as Famous person Wars: Tales of Jedi and Sith, and a Younger Grownup novel known as Famous person Wars: Padawan that makes a speciality of Obi-Wan’s early dating with Qui-Gon Jinn as his grasp.

Famous person Wars: Shadow of the Sith

SPOILERS AHEAD for Famous person Wars: The Upward push of Skywalker.

Famous person Wars: Shadow of the Sith is a brand new “crucial novel” through Adam Christopher that can be launched on June 28, 2022, and is ready between the occasions of Famous person Wars: Go back of the Jedi and The Power Awakens.

Choosing up “just about 20 years on from the Combat of Endor,” this novel tells a tale of a galaxy this is nonetheless coping with the hazards which are nonetheless provide on this new age of peace. Jedi Grasp Luke Skywalker is this sort of individuals who is haunted through visions of the darkish facet, and it is all “foretelling an ominous secret rising someplace within the depths of area, on a useless international known as Exegol.”

For individuals who would possibly not consider, Exogol was once the planet that Emperor Palpatine / Sith Lord Darth Sidious utilized in Famous person Wars: The Upward push of Skywalker to cover the Ultimate Order and the place the overall fight of the movie happened.

Luke’s fears are made true when Lando Calrissian involves him “with reviews of a brand new Sith threat.” Following the abduction of his daughter, Lando searched everywhere the celebs for her. He adopted useless finish after useless finish till he discovered Ochi of Bestoon, a Sith murderer who was once on a challenge to seize a special younger woman.

Unbeknownst to Luke and Lando, Ochi were given a sacred blade through “a mysterious envoy of the Sith Everlasting” and a promise that they’d solution all his questions if he “returns to Exegol with the important thing to the Sith’s wonderful rebirth – the granddaughter of Darth Sidious himself, Rey.”

Famous person Wars: Brotherhood

Famous person Wars: Brotherhood is a brand new tale from Mike Chen that can be launched on Might 10, 2022, and follows Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker all through the peak of the Clone Wars. Following an explosion on Cato Neimoidia that the Republic has been blamed for, the Jedi ship Obi-Wan to research the crime and check out to handle the “steadiness that has begun to dangerously shift.”

He groups up with a “heroic Neimoidian guard” and so they paintings to prevent the Separatists and the specter of Asajj Ventress that hangs over all of it.

Anakin, however, has in spite of everything grow to be a Jedi Knight and was once advised to stick at the back of whilst Obi-Wan went in this unhealthy challenge. As Anakin is understood to do, he disobeys that order and trips to assist his grasp with a “promising however conflicted youngling” in tow.

Famous person Wars: Brotherhood appears to be like to discover the connection between Obi-Wan and Anakin now that they’re each on extra equivalent flooring and appears to look how they may be able to conquer emerging tensions to avoid wasting Cato Neimoidia and its other people.

Famous person Wars: Tales of Jedi and Sith

Famous person Wars: Tales of Jedi and Sith can be launched on June 7, 2022, and is a middle-grade anthology e book that tells a couple of tales about Jedi and Sith, heroes and villains, mild and darkish, and a lot more. Those tales can even function such iconic characters as Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Asajj Ventress, and lots of extra along “stunning spot illustrations.”

The authors who can be featured on this assortment are Roseanne A. Brown, Sarwat Chadda, Delilah S. Dawson, Tessa Gratton, Michael Kogge, Sam Maggs, Michael Moreci, Alex Segura, Vera Peculiar, and Karen Sturdy. The illustrations are through Jake Bartok and the e book can be edited through Jennifer Heddle.

Famous person Wars: Padawan

Famous person Wars: Padawan is a Younger Grownup novel through Kiersten White this is set to be launched on July 26, 2022. It follows a more youthful Obi-Wan Kenobi who’s having a troublesome time in his early days as Qui-Gon Jinn’s Padawan. Whilst Obi-Wan’s buddies are coaching to be “actual Jedi,” he’s nonetheless caught on Coruscant “working towards his paperwork and sitting in silent contemplation.”

Obi-Wan in spite of everything will get Qui-Gon to take him on an actual challenge on “a faraway planet as soon as explored through historic Jedi,” however Qui-Gon does not display up the morning they’re intended to depart. Obi-Wan takes it upon himself to move anyway and finally ends up assembly “a gaggle of youngsters without a grownup supervision – and who all appear to have some connection to the pressure.” He begins through loving this new freedom, however “the Padawan facet” of him starts wondering what’s actually occurring with this crew.

For extra Famous person Wars, take a look at a brand new epic statue that immortalizes the Clone Wars’ largest fight, our evaluation of LEGO Famous person Wars Terrifying Stories, and the most recent main points at the opening and reserving dates of Famous person Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.

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