Return to Vader's Castle 1: Beware the Horned Devil!
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Return to Vader's Castle 1: Beware the Horned Devil!

By
Cavan Scott
Artwork by
Megan Levens
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Keeper of Vader's castle, Vaneé, has captured some of the rebel trespassers in his master's fortress, but rather than deal with them swiftly, he prefers to instill fear into their very hearts with some of the most frightening tales in his recollection. The first, entitled the Horned Devil, follows a band of new recruits aboard Captain Spikewheel's ship, the Salvage-1, as they are tasked with proving their worth by traveling to the planet Lotho Minor and surviving a night in its haunted underground labyrinth. However, they are not the only inhabitants of the labyrinth, and soon enough a devilish being appears who promises to make their one-night stay all the more difficult to complete, let alone survive...

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Return to Vader’s Castle for a spooky spin on your favorite villains from a galaxy far, far away… This exciting weekly series explores the hidden corners of the Star Wars Galaxy and features a wretched hive of scum and villainy including Darth Maul, Grand Moff Tarkin, Asajj Ventress, Jabba the Hutt—all under the shadow of Darth Vader! Fans will be excited to discover these creepy stories by fan-favorite writer Cavan Scott, with art by the greatest talent from across the galaxy, including Nicoletta Baldari, Nick Brokenshire, Francesco Francavilla, Kelley Jones, Megan Levens, and Charles Paul Wilson III!

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- Andrew Bell

This Clone Wars era novel slipped under my radar for quite a while. Maybe because the title sounds like a romance novel... But by the time I finally got around to reading this, I was incredibly surprised! This is a gem of Star Wars Legends and gives us the rare spotlight on Yoda and Count Dooku. After having just read Dooku: Jedi Lost, this really scratched the itch that I had with my newfound interest in the character. This time, he’s trying to set a trap for Yoda under the guise of wanting to end the Clone Wars once and for all. Also, Ventress! On top of all of this, we get great insight and perspective we get on Yoda and a very close, personal story with Dooku as well. Dark Rendezvous great atmosphere and setting on the spooky planet of Vjun!

- Jared Mayes

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Publisher:
IDW Publishing
Release Date:
October 2, 2019
ISBN:
B07VQ9279C
Page Count:
36
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