The High Republic phase two will feature a Jedi who prefers a shield to a lightsaber

The High Republic phase two will feature a Jedi who prefers a shield to a lightsaber

The High Republic is introducing us to the Jedi in a period where we've never seen them, and that has given the authors some freedom to get creative while sticking to the heart of what the Jedi are supposed to be in the first place. One interesting example of that is coming up in phase [...]

The opening crawl for The High Republic phase two has been revealed

The opening crawl for The High Republic phase two has been revealed

The second phase of the High Republic publishing story begins later this year! This next phase, "Quest of the Jedi," serves as a prequel to the highly-acclaimed phase one ("Light of the Jedi") that released last year. In phase two, we are taken 150 years into the past (therefore around 350 years prior to The [...]

A new Star Wars animated show set in the High Republic era, Young Jedi Adventures, is coming in spring 2023!

A new Star Wars animated show set in the High Republic era, Young Jedi Adventures, is coming in spring 2023!

Yesterday we heard that the High Republic is quickly expanding beyond publishing, and today it was announced at Star Wars Celebration that a new kids animated show is coming in spring 2023 that is set in this era, Young Jedi Adventures! Here's how the show is described: "Set during The High Republic era, the Original [...]

Six things we learned about the future of The High Republic from Thursday’s panel at Star Wars Celebration!

Six things we learned about the future of The High Republic from Thursday’s panel at Star Wars Celebration!

For Light and Life! We are all the Republic! On Thursday afternoon at Star Wars Celebration, the authors and executives behind the massive The High Republic publishing initiative took to the stage to reflect on phase one of the project as well as look forward to phase two, subtitled "Quest of the Jedi," which begins [...]

The Nameless pose a massive threat to the Jedi in the High Republic, and we’re slowly learning more and more about them

The Nameless pose a massive threat to the Jedi in the High Republic, and we’re slowly learning more and more about them

One of the most frightening aspects of phase one of the High Republic storytelling was the Nameless, a mysterious species who pose a particular threat to the Jedi. We don't know much about them, but do come to learn gradually more as the stories unfold. The first appearance of this strange species came in The [...]

In appreciation of Keeve Trennis, the best character in phase one of The High Republic

In appreciation of Keeve Trennis, the best character in phase one of The High Republic

Phase One of the High Republic is over. The massive Star Wars storytelling initiative that launched in January 2021 wrapped up its first of three planned phases recently, and the first phase included a staggering nine books, five comic series spanning 38 combined issues, two manga books, an audio drama, and a few short stories. [...]

Star Wars The High Republic: The Fallen Star review!

Star Wars The High Republic:  The Fallen Star review!

"What happens when the light of the Jedi goes dark?" That question permeated much of the lead-up to the release of the highly-anticipated end of the first phase of the High Republic storytelling initiative, Claudia Gray's The Fallen Star. The era kicked off a year ago with Charles Soule's Light of the Jedi, a triumphant [...]

The High Republic phase two, “Quest of the Jedi,” is a prequel set 150 years before the first phase

The High Republic phase two, “Quest of the Jedi,” is a prequel set 150 years before the first phase

We're nearing the end of the first phase of The High Republic, a massive publishing initiative spanning books and comics (and also a few games). The brand-new era launched in January 2021 and is reaching the end of its first phase a little over a year later. There are three phases in total in the [...]

Trailer released marking the beginning of the final wave of the first phase of The High Republic storytelling

Trailer released marking the beginning of the final wave of the first phase of The High Republic storytelling

Today, January 4, 2022, marks the release of the latest adult novel in The High Republic series, which kicks off the final wave of projects for this first phase. The book, "The Fallen Star" by Claudia Gray, is being teased with this ominous statement: "who will survive when the light of the Jedi goes dark?" [...]