Sep 10, 2015 chuck wendig is the new york times bestselling author of star wars. Sep 04, 2015 new york times bestseller journey to star wars. Aftermath series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Novel publishing timeline this is the realtime chronological novel publishing timeline. Aftermath, the second novel of the new star wars expanded universe. It was published by del rey books on september 4, 2015. Star wars the force awakens summary and synopsis star. Says it all when the only character of note is a droid. Reading the online summaries of the story, im not sure how anyone could think. Entries listed here are just labels taken from legends, their inclusion does not mean everything or even anything, other than the name, was made canon. Star wars aftermath is a science fiction novel written by an american author chuck wendig who recently got his name on the top writers list with this masterpiece. Ahsoka 19 comments it seems like an eternity has passed since we first learnt ahsoka tano would be getting her own young adult novel.
Aftermath is a canon novel by chuck wendig and published by del rey, that is set between star wars. Star wars aftermath trilogy 3 books collection set by chuck wendig. Ahsoka is forced to hide on planets in the outer rim, so as to not attract attention while she tries to reconcile her new fate without the guidance of her former master, anakin skywalker. As you can imagine, although the empires head has been severed, the body remains and real permanent victory still a way off. It is a bit updated since 2016 when road to ruin was published.
As the empire reels from its critical defeats at the battle of endor, the rebel alliancenow a. Today we will be looking at star wars aftermath first. Aftermath is a canon original novel, set in the sequel era, written by chuck wendig. At some point, it changed into desert, but with a spark of life still hidden in its core. Chuck wendigs star wars book aftermath gets the trilogy treatment. Sep 04, 2015 aftermath is a strong foot forward into unexplored territory and puts down just enough foundation that you can start picturing the resistance and first order of the force awakens taking shape. We have love and inclusion and great music and cute droids. Star wars the force awakens summary and synopsis star wars. The book explains all the events which happened after the book movies the return of the jedi. Star wars is an american epic spaceopera media franchise, centered on a film series created by george lucas that includes star wars 1977, the empire strikes back 1980, and return of the jedi 1983. The ultimate guide to reading the star wars books reedsy. A jedi survivor must be nighunstoppable compared to the people around her. Star wars 2017 del rey sampler amazon penguin random hause epub.
Founded in 1958 by clifton keith hillegass, cliffsnotes is the original company that produced study guides and book summaries ranging from. Chuck wendig is a novelist, screenwriter and game designer. Jun 20, 2016 i would encourage you all to provide your thoughts on star wars. Alternative nation the star wars universe is fresh and new again, and just as rich and mysterious as it always was. The hollywood reporter as the empire reels from its critical defeats at the battle of endor, the rebel alliancenow a. Aftermath reveals what happened after the events of 1983s return of the jedi. It is part political thriller, part action story, but it is all star wars, and incredibly well executed. Isbn 9781484725023 visit the official star wars website.
The tattered remnants of the resistance struggle to recruit a new army of leaders and soldiers to fight against the triumphant first order. This is a decent book but if you have read rickards other books currency wars, the death of money, or road to ruin you wont find much new material here. He is cowriter of the short film pandemic and the emmynominated digital narrative collapsus. It turns out, theres more than just the empire for the good guys to worry about. Aftermath wendig tackles what is quite possibly the trickiest novel to navigate since heir to the empire with confidence and precision, introducing new characters and concepts while retaining the juryrigged, gungho swagger of the original trilogy. Set soon after the events of the 1983 film return of the jedi, aftermath is the first of a trilogy that explores the time period between that film and 2015s the force awakens. First of all, it covers nearly 30 years of events in 410 pages. Reading the online summaries of the story, im not sure how anyone could think that this was a better followup. If the opening chapter of the wendigs aftermath trilogy is any indication, the journey to star wars. The hollywood reporter the force is strong with star wars. Honestly i wasnt sure what to expect having been a huge star wars fan since i was a kid, id seen all the movies as well as all the tv series even the notorious holiday special. The series depicts the adventures of various characters a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Revenge of the sith, hayden christensen turns into darth vader. The problem is these quotequote authors hijack wonderful universes, e. Aftermath is a trilogy of star wars science fiction novels by. Star wars aftermath takes place right after return of the jedi ends, beginning with the celebration we see at the end of the film. In fact, theres so much stuff happening that sometimes its hard to keep it all. Sep 10, 2015 the first official story to take place postreturn of the jedi, chuck wendigs aftermath posits the star wars universe as a place where following the decisive battle of endor, the empire has lost the battle and very possibly the war but its not down for the count yet. Aftermath is the first novel in wendigs aftermath trilogy. The titles audiobook edition was narrated by ashley eckstein, the voice of tano on both star wars. Episode vis triumphant closing note suggests the immediate downfall of the. Cliffsnotes study guides are written by real teachers and professors, so no matter what youre studying, cliffsnotes can ease your homework headaches and help you score high on exams. From the adventures of luke skywalker in december 1976 to the latest novel, this timeline tracks the month and year of every star wars novel excluding childrens and graphic novels published. But after months of waiting and endless speculation, the wait is finally over.
He currently lives in the forests of pennsyltucky with his wife, tiny human, and red dog. Star wars, star trek, lotr, then, in the name of selling books, disrupt the flow of the story and corrupt it with their own view, without doing the hard work of creating the universe to begin with. This is the realtime chronological novel publishing timeline. In broad strokes, these novels paint the major galactic events that have taken place and add tons of context to the events taking place between the movies.
It was published on september 04, 2015, by del rey as part of the aftermath trilogy, journey to the force awakens. Sw insider 160, star wars 2016 del rey sampler author. Ap the chancellor has been captured by a revolt leader general grievous, but obiwan and anakin rescue him. Johnston, centers on ahsoka tano in the period of time after she left the jedi order and before she became an operative in the rebellion. Cliffsnotes is the original and most widely imitated study guide.
Darth vader and emperor palpatine have fallen and the second death star has been destroyed, but the rebel alliancenow calling itself the new republichas yet to fully subdue the scattered forces of the empire that remain. Yesterday, entertainment weekly revealed the first chapter of chuck wendings star wars. Aftermath is the first book in a trilogy because unlike the sith, all things star wars come in threes bridging return of the jedi and the force awakens the book opens with a victory speech from admiral ackbar that sets the stage for. This page details the summary and story synopsis for star wars. Aftermath sees the beginnings of a new government in the wake of the empires. Here are plot summaries for the entire big screen star.
The rebels are fighting against the nefarious darth vader and his imperial forces from the galactic empire, a tyrannical army intent on destroying civilizations across the universe. Campbell award for best new writer and an alum of the sundance screenwriters lab. Aftermath, aka the first canon del rey novel set after episode vi, and barnes and noble have got a synopsis online at their site. If your desire to get better acquainted with star wars lit has been sparked by the upcoming release of the rise of skywalker, this is the list for you. She is a togruta who managed to survive the aftermath of order 66, the empires plan to eradicate all the jedi. This contains descriptions and summaries of canonical short stories that take place in the star wars universe and its significance.
Posted on 11th october 2016 by kelly m in ahsoka tano, articles, books, e. Media in which short stories are published in are order by release date. Life debt, chuck wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the new york times bestselling. To be honest, there are 23 characters that are worth listening to. Chuck wendig ebooks epub and pdf downloads ebookmall. It seems like an eternity has passed since we first learnt ahsoka tano would be getting her own young adult novel. Aftermath is the first book in a trilogy because unlike the sith, all things star wars come in threes bridging return of the jedi and the force awakens. The movie revolves around a civil war taking place in a galaxy far far away. The final novel in chuck wendigs trilogy concludes the aftermath series in suitably exhilarating style. Star wars inspires a love that can border on obsession.
As specified in chuck wendigs first aftermath novel, moments after the. Aug 15, 2019 the star wars saga has become a sprawling epic, spanning numerous planets, alien races, and massive cosmic battles. Aftermath is a star wars novel by chuck wendig, published on september 4, 2015 by del rey books. Canon media consists of the movies, the clone wars and anything released after april 2014. Life debt, chuck wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the new york times bestselling trilogy set in the years between return of the jedi and the force awakens. Chuck wendig ebooks epub and pdf format chuck wendig ebooks. May 02, 20 the aftermath is a stunning novel about our fiercest loyalties, our deepest desires and the transformative power of forgiveness. Theyre ready to riot, and all they need is the spark to light the fuse. Aftermath, as well as the miriam black thrillers, the atlanta burns books, and zer0es and invasive, alongside other works across comics, games, film, and more. Chuck wendigs aftermath books act as a sort of inbetween trilogy, bridging a lot of the gap between the original star wars trilogy and the force awakens. This is easily one of the best star wars books that has been written encapsulating the true aftermath of the rebel alliance and their insurgency against the galactic empire. The aftermath trilogy, and is part of the journey to star wars. This timeline includes published, unpublished, and ambiguouslycanonical star wars stories. Ahsoka is a young adult novel from disneylucasfilm press released on october 11, 2016.
Nerdist if the opening chapter of the wendigs aftermath trilogy is any indication, the journey to star wars. A list of canon media and any legends they brought into canon. The hollywood reporter as the empire reels from its critical defeats at the battle of endor, the rebel alliancenow a fledgling new. A complete guide to the new star wars canon before the force. Many derivative star wars works have been produced in conjunction with, between, and after. Aftermath book series by chuck wendig includes books aftermath, aftermath. The force awakens will be every bit as exciting as the movie. Although listed as complete, it remains a workinprogress this complete saga page follows the one canon approach, allowing eucompatible stories from the postdisney era of star wars literature. Aftermath is my first foray into the star wars eu expanded universe books. Star wars 2016 del rey sampler amazon penguin random hause epub. Aftermath in the comment section below as i would love to hear them and discuss the novel with you all.
Princess leia is head of the rebels alliance and manages to steal imperial blueprints and details about a deadly weapon and space. Depicts the destruction of grand moff valco pandions mansion on malastare. May 04, 2019 resistance reborn is the first novel set in the postlast jedi world and sets up the galaxy for the upcoming rise of skywalker film. This episode 7 summary details the force awakens plot points in.509 958 378 1633 1084 238 954 1521 887 1309 941 1189 1419 552 1198 506 1168 336 466 1232 1297 419 319 599 103 1173 674 420 458 1279 550