The final two books of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy are both coming this year!

The final two books of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy are both coming this year!

This is not an April Fool's joke: Del Rey announced that the third novel in Timothy Zahn's current Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy will be releasing later this year! That means that the final two books in the trilogy will both release this year, which is unexpected and awesome! The first book, Chaos Rising, was released September [...]

With one line, The Mandalorian blew the possibilities for future Star Wars storytelling wide open

With one line, The Mandalorian blew the possibilities for future Star Wars storytelling wide open

All it took was one line. In Chapter 13 of The Mandalorian, we saw Ahsoka Tano come to live-action for the first time ever, rightfully drawing most of the attention. But another fan-favorite character was mentioned for the first time ever in live-action, and I don't think it's overstating things to say that one line [...]

Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising makes the Chiss involvement in the ancient Sith wars canon again

Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising makes the Chiss involvement in the ancient Sith wars canon again

Timothy Zahn's newest Thrawn novel, Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising, will release next week! This book, the beginning of a new Thrawn trilogy, explores the iconic character before he joins the Empire, as we explore the Chiss Ascendancy and Thrawn's time with it. We've gotten a couple of excerpts from this upcoming book already, but recently [...]

New excerpt and Dramatis Personae released for Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising!

New excerpt and Dramatis Personae released for Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising!

On September 1, book one of a brand new Thrawn trilogy will be released! Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising, written by Timothy Zahn, is a prequel to the previous Thrawn trilogy and explores Mitth'raw'nuruodo before he joined the Empire, when he was a Captain in the Chiss Ascendancy. We previously got an excerpt from the prologue [...]

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 [...]

Book Review: “Thrawn: Alliances” may just be Timothy Zahn’s best Star Wars novel yet

Book Review: “Thrawn: Alliances” may just be Timothy Zahn’s best Star Wars novel yet

Grand Admiral Thrawn and Darth Vader. It seems nearly impossible to think of a more dangerous duo in Star Wars, combining the Empire's most brilliant strategist and tactician with the Empire's most ruthless and capable warrior.  It seems too good to be true, like the dreams and fanfiction made up by countless Star Wars fans [...]

Thrawn meets Anakin Skywalker in new art, excerpt from upcoming novel

Thrawn meets Anakin Skywalker in new art, excerpt from upcoming novel

Next month, Del Rey will release the highly-anticipated Star Wars novel Thrawn: Alliances, written by veteran Star Wars author Timothy Zahn. The book, a sequel to Zahn's Thrawn released in 2017, further follows the exploits of Zahn's greatest creation and one of the greatest characters in the Star Wars universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn.  This time, [...]