We just received an email from Del Rey announcing that they are moving up the release date for the latest book by Timothy Zahn! The novel, Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising was slated for an October release date but according to the email, will be release September 1st, 2020!
In the novel, Zahn explores Thrawn’s orgins prior joining the Empire. We will get to see Thrawn’s exploits in the Chiss Ascendancy.
I know I am excited for this book. Timothy Zahn has been a favorite of mine since the days of Heir to the Empire! If you haven’t done so yet, make sure you get your pre-order in!
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Lucasfilm to Launch Star Wars: The High Republic Publishing Campaign in 2020
New stories will explore the Star Wars galaxy set 200 years before the events of The Phantom Menace.
Later this year, Lucasfilm will launch an epic new era of Star Wars storytelling that will be explored through multiple voices in adult and young adult novels, children’s books, and comics from a variety of publishers including Disney Lucasfilm Press, Del Rey, IDW Publishing, and Marvel.
Star Wars: The High Republic, which has previously been referred to as “Project Luminous”, will be set in an era when the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at their zenith, about 200 years before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. This period on the Star Wars timeline will not overlap any of the filmed features or series currently planned for production, giving creators and partners a vast amount of room to tell Star Wars stories with new adventures and original characters.
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