BBY/ABY is used to position items along the Star Wars Timeline. BBY refers to Before the Battle of Yavin. ABY refers to After the Battle of Yavin. The Battle of Yavin in Episode IV: A New Hope occured in 0 BBY/ABY.
The Youtini Expanded Universe Ranking system is a 1-5 scale that ranks EU book quality, difficulty, and importance. Books closer to Level 1 are easier to read and understand, more important, and of higher quality.
If you’ve read and reread the Thrawn trilogy five hundred times, listened to Marc Thompson’s masterful performance on audio format, experience the seminal masterpiece of the Legends timeline in comic form! With the ysalamari, Noghri, Borsk Fey'lya, Mara Jade, Talon Karrde, from Wayland to Myrkr, it’s thrilling to see Zahn’s unique worlds and characters and brought to life in a format that makes a classic story feel all new.
Five years after the fall of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is the first in a new line of Jedi Knights. Han Solo and Princess Leia have married, together assuming many burdens of the New Republic's government. But across the galaxy lies a dying part of the Empire—all the more dangerous near death—and it has just discovered something that could bring it back to life! The last of the Emperor's warlords, Admiral Thrawn, is ready to destroy the New Republic—and the odds are stacked heavily against Luke, Leia, and Han!