Adult Novel
Canon

A New Dawn

By
John Jackson Miller
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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . .

“The war is over. The Separatists have been defeated, and the Jedi rebellion has been foiled. We stand on the threshold of a new beginning.”—Emperor Palpatine

For a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights brought peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided by their connection to the mystical energy field known as the Force. But they were betrayed—and the entire galaxy has paid the price. It is the Age of the Empire.

Now Emperor Palpatine, once Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the dark side of the Force, has brought his own peace and order to the galaxy. Peace through brutal repression, and order through increasing control of his subjects’ lives.

But even as the Emperor tightens his iron grip, others have begun to question his means and motives. And still others, whose lives were destroyed by Palpatine’s machinations, lay scattered about the galaxy like unexploded bombs, waiting to go off. . . .

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- Charles Hankel

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Being the first adult novel released during the new Canon era, A New Dawn left behind a superb first impression thus paving the way for future Star Wars novels to come. The story features Kanan and Hera from the new animated series at the time that went by Star Wars Rebels. From the moment that Kanan first heard Hera’s alluring voice, he was finally able to put his tragic past aside to once again believe in something worth fighting for.

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Technical Specs

Publisher:
Del Rey
Release Date:
September 2, 2014
ISBN:
978-0553391473
Page Count:
383
Issues Collected:
Audiobook
Narrator(s):
Marc Thompson

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Hardcover
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978-0553391473
September 2, 2014
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978-0553391473
March 31, 2015
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