By John Jackson Miller
A very long time in the past in a galaxy a ways, distant. . . .
Here is the 1st novel of the recent Disney-owned superstar Wars canon. this can be a prequel novel to the approaching Disney XD lively sequence Rebels, even though this isn't a tender grownup novel. simply published this day! Enjoy!
“The warfare is over. The Separatists were defeated, and the Jedi uprising has been foiled. We stand at the threshold of a brand new beginning.”—Emperor Palpatine
For 1000 generations, the Jedi Knights introduced peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided by means of their connection to the paranormal power box referred to as the strength. yet they have been betrayed—and the whole galaxy has paid the fee. it's the Age of the Empire.
Now Emperor Palpatine, as soon as Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the darkish facet of the strength, has introduced his personal peace and order to the galaxy. Peace via brutal repression, and order via expanding keep watch over of his subjects’ lives.
But at the same time the Emperor tightens his iron grip, others have started to query his capability and causes. And nonetheless others, whose lives have been destroyed by way of Palpatine’s machinations, lay scattered in regards to the galaxy like unexploded bombs, ready to head off. . . .
The first Star Wars novel created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm tale team, Star Wars: a brand new Dawn is determined through the mythical “Dark Times” among Episodes III and IV and tells the tale of ways of the lead characters from the lively sequence Star Wars Rebels first got here to pass paths. that includes a foreword through Dave Filoni.
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A New Dawn (Star Wars) by John Jackson Miller