Star Wars announces From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back is coming in November!

Star Wars announces From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back is coming in November!

Some exciting Star Wars book news was announced today, as it was revealed that From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back will release November 10, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the beloved film! https://twitter.com/DelReyStarWars/status/1271227381047537664 The format will be very just like the previous From a Certain Point of View book, which was [...]

Book one of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy will release a month earlier than expected!

Book one of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy will release a month earlier than expected!

Although the release of The High Republic has been delayed until January 2021, another highly-anticipated Star Wars book series will be released earlier than expected. Recently it was announced that book one of Timothy Zahn's Thrawn: Ascendancy trilogy, Chaos Rising, will release on September 1, 2020! The book was originally scheduled to be released on [...]

Launch of Star Wars: The High Republic delayed until January 2021

Launch of Star Wars: The High Republic delayed until January 2021

As a result of general marketplace delays stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and the related fallout, the launch of the new era of Star Wars storytelling, The High Republic, has been delayed. Originally set to launch this August, it will now launch in January of 2021. On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, both Light of the [...]

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

The Best of Star Wars in the Disney era: Handing out some awards!

With the Skywalker Saga and The Clone Wars both having recently wrapped up, it feels in many ways like the first chapter of the Disney Star Wars era has concluded. And while there's a cynical group of fans who will ridicule the era, it has been the golden era of Star Wars, with an incredibly [...]

Dave Filoni has a really great take comparing Luke Skywalker to Frodo

Dave Filoni has a really great take comparing Luke Skywalker to Frodo

The Art of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released recently, written as always by Phil Szostak, and as has been the fashion with these very interesting books, it begins by looking at the end of the previous film. This is done to prevent spoilers from leaking, and so this book begins by looking [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

The Rise of Skywalker novelization reveals that Allegiant General Pryde was loyal to Palpatine all along

One of the most significant new characters introduced in The Rise of Skywalker was Allegiant General Pryde, a brand new officer in the First Order. The film pits Pryde against General Hux, while also making it clear that Pryde outranked Hux in the First Order hierarchy. But after Supreme Leader Kylo Ren turned back to [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

The Rise of Skywalker novelization explains how Palpatine copied the secret to immorality from Plagueis… and that Luke thought it was a lie

One of the very interesting aspects of The Rise of Skywalker novelization, written by Rae Carson, was how it explained further Palpatine's return. I'll be writing about this more in-depth soon, but today I want to focus on this aspect of it: Darth Plagueis's secret to immortality was finally revealed! But first, let me ask [...]

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The top seven scenes The Rise of Skywalker novelization featured that weren’t in the film

The Rise of Skywalker novelization was recently released, and author Rae Carson did an incredible job at capturing the film in writing, while adding tons of fun details, helpful insights, and exciting answers. It's a great read, and I highly recommend it. I'll be breaking down plenty of stuff from it in the coming days, [...]

The Rise of Skywalker novelization apparently reveals that Palpatine’s son was a clone!

The Rise of Skywalker novelization apparently reveals that Palpatine’s son was a clone!

Rae Carson's novelization for The Rise of Skywalker officially releases on March 17, but parts of it have hit the internet early. Included in that was the big but not crazy reveal that Palpatine's spirit occupied a clone body in the film. That meant that there were two clones in the film (in Palpatine and [...]