By John Jackson Miller

A very long time in the past in a galaxy a long way, far-off. . . .
Here is the 1st novel of the recent Disney-owned superstar Wars canon. it is a prequel novel to the approaching Disney XD lively sequence Rebels, even though this isn't a tender grownup novel. simply published this present day! Enjoy!

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“The struggle 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 magical strength box often called the strength. yet they have been betrayed—and the full galaxy has paid the fee. 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 aspect 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 capability and explanations. And nonetheless others, whose lives have been destroyed by means of Palpatine’s machinations, lay scattered concerning the galaxy like unexploded bombs, ready to move off. . . .

The first Star Wars novel created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm tale staff, Star Wars: a brand new Dawn is determined through the mythical “Dark Times” among Episodes III and IV and tells the tale of ways of the lead characters from the lively sequence Star Wars Rebels first got here to pass paths. that includes a foreword by way of Dave Filoni.

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