Star Wars Fate of the Jedi: Ascension Teaser

June 2, 2011 at 3:06 pm | Posted in Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Today Star Wars Books gave us an excerpt from Christie Golden’s upcoming book Ascension instead of the usual Timothy Zahn annotation from Heir to the Empire. Not surprisingly the excerpt doesn’t reveal much but presents plenty of questions. Here is the excerpt:

She pointed to a message flashing on the screen.
INFORMATION YOU WILL WANT TO HAVE.
SAFETY FOR YOUR FAMILY GUARANTEED.
REPLY FOR MORE.
“Short and completely mysterious,” Han mused, frowning a little.
“It came in on my private channel.”
“The one only about six people and two droids have access to?”
“That would be the one.”

What could it mean? Feel free to speculate.

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Star Wars Celebration VI Details Revealed

June 2, 2011 at 2:55 pm | Posted in Celebration, Events, Star Wars News | 1 Comment

StarWars.com has unveiled the details of Celebration VI. The massive event will take place in Orlando, Florida next year, August 23-26 at the Orange County Convention Center. Tickets are already on sale. You can get all the details at the Star Wars Celebration VI official site as well as on StarWars.com. As part of the multi-media promotion, Star Wars Celebration VI has also set itself up on Twitter and Facebook so feel free to follow them and provide feedback.

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Preview of – The Old Republic: The Lost Suns

June 2, 2011 at 10:13 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Star Wars: The Old Republic | Leave a comment
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From The Official Site this morning comes a 6 page preview of a new stand alone issue of Star War: The Old Rebublic entiled The Lost Suns. This stand alone issue is based on the video game from BioWare.

The biggest Star Wars story on the horizon — LucasArts and BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic online game — gets a fresh, new tale set concurrent with the game, written by one of its senior writers! Star Wars: The Old Republic: The Lost Sunsarrives from Dark Horse Comics next week, on June 8th, but here’s an exclusive preview of the series.

The Lost Suns stands alone as an accessible Star Wars adventure, introducing a new hero with a new mission! It also intertwines with the narrative of the game, revealing secrets players will find nowhere else! Theron Shan — descendant of the legendary bloodline that includes Jedi Bastila Shan and Satele Shan — is no Jedi. He’s a Republic spy! His mission: to discover the blackest secret at the heart of the evil Sith Empire!

Written by Dark Horse veteran Alexander Freed it promises to be a fun new adventure in the galaxy far far away.

 

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Happy Birthday, Sean Stewart

June 2, 2011 at 10:12 am | Posted in Birthday, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Today we wish Star Wars author Sean Stewart a happy birthday! Sean Stewart is the author of Yoda: Dark Rendezvous, and over eleven other novels including Resurrection Man. Born in Lubbock, Texas in 1965, Sean and his family moved to Canada just three years later. As a child Sean plunged into reading, fencing, and acting in his high school years. Eventually he decided to commit himself to writing. He graduated from the University of Alberta, married his high school sweetheart, and didn’t hit publishing pay dirt until his fifth novel, Passion Play. Currently he is part of a new venture called Fourth Wall Studios which is set to create “massively multiplayer online games, augmented-reality worlds, and other forms of experimental entertainment.” You can find out more about Sean Stewart by visiting his official site.

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