By John Jackson Miller
A very long time in the past in a galaxy a long way, distant. . . .
Here is the 1st novel of the hot Disney-owned famous person Wars canon. it is a prequel novel to the impending Disney XD lively sequence Rebels, although this isn't a tender grownup novel. simply published this present day! Enjoy!
“The battle 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 via their connection to the paranormal strength box often called the strength. yet they have been betrayed—and the total galaxy has paid the cost. 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 an eye on of his subjects’ lives.
But whilst the Emperor tightens his iron grip, others have began to query his skill and reasons. And nonetheless others, whose lives have been destroyed by means of Palpatine’s machinations, lay scattered in regards to the galaxy like unexploded bombs, ready to move off. . . .
The first Star Wars novel created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm tale crew, Star Wars: a brand new Dawn is determined in the course of the mythical “Dark Times” among Episodes III and IV and tells the tale of the way of the lead characters from the lively sequence Star Wars Rebels first got here to go paths. that includes a foreword via Dave Filoni.
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A New Dawn (Star Wars) by John Jackson Miller