STAR WARS BOOKS
YOUNG READERS


I have listed the books according to the appearance in the Star Wars timeline. They also contain the sleeve description.

If you find anything wrong with this listing, please let me know at dithwheelon@wheelon.com.


The Rising Force

Jedi Apprentice:
The Rising Force

by Dave Wolverton

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - June 1999

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Twelve-year-old Obi-Wan Kenobi desperately wants to be a Jedi Knight. After years at the Jedi Temple, he knows the power of the lightsaber and the Force. But he cannot control his own anger and fear. Because of this, the Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn will not take him on as a Padawan apprentice.

Now Obi-Wan is about to have his first encounter with true evil. He must face off against unexpected enemies---and face up to own dark wishes.

Only then can his education as a Jedi truly begin.


The Dark Rival

Jedi Apprentice:
The Dark Rival

by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - June 1999

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Qui-Gon Jinn's past is not at rest. How can he forge a bond with young Obi-Wan Kenobi while he is haunted by the betrayal of his first apprentice---Xanatos? Xanatos was also a promising student...until the dark side of the Force intervened. Qui-Gon thought he was gone forever.

But now Xanatos is back.

And he want revenge.


The Hidden Past

Jedi Apprentice:
The Hidden Past
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - August 1999

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After Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn are hijacked to the planet Phindar, they find themselves trapped in a world gone mad. The ruling Syndicat controls the people by erasing their memories. The planet's only hope lies with a band of thieving rebels.

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan are caught in a mind war.

And if they're not careful, their own pasts will be wiped out forever.


Mark of the Crown

Jedi Apprentice:
Mark of the Crown
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - October 1999

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A queen is dying. Her angry son is conspiring to thwart his planet's elections and maintain his rule. But he might not be her only heir. There may be another bearing the elusive Mark of the Crown.

Qui-Gon Jinn and young Obi-Wan Kenobi came to the planet of Gala as guardians of peace. Now they are facing a deadly battle for power and royal position.

The true heir must be found.

The Jedi must find the way.


The Defenders of the Dead

Jedi Apprentice:
The Defenders of the Dead
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - December 1999

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The Defenders of the Dead live in the past while they destroy the future. They face a revolt of the young---a band of rebels lead by two teenagers, Cerasi and Nield.

Thirteen-year-old Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn are not supposed to take sides in any war. But once Obi-Wan meets Cerasi and Nield, he feels he must join their fight...even though Qui-Gon forbids it.

The rebellion has become personal.

And Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon are on opposing sides.


The Uncertain Path

Jedi Apprentice:
The Uncertain Path
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - February 2000

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Obi-Wan Kenobi is no long a Jedi. He has chosen instead to be a part of the revolution on the planet Melida/Daan. His Master, Qui-Gon Jinn has gone back to Coruscant, where trouble is stirring inside the Jedi Temple.

Obi-Wan takes comfort in his friends, the other leaders of the revolution. Together they have power---perhaps too much power. As the revolution continues, friends become enemies, and Obi-Wan's path grows more and more uncertain. Qui-Gon is no longer around to help him.

Obi-Wan is on his own.


The Captive Temple

Jedi Apprentice:
The Captive Temple
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2000

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The Jedi Temple is under attack. An attempt has been made to kill Yoda. A dangerous intruder has infiltrated the Jedi.

Everybody is under suspicion, and no one is safe from harm. Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn must get to the heart of the conspiracy...or watch the Temple be destroyed---from the inside.


The Day of Reckoning

Jedi Apprentice:
The Day of Reckoning
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - June 2000

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Qui-Gon Jinn's evil former apprentice, Xanatos, has set a trap for his old Master. He has lured Qui-Gon and young Obi-Wan Kenobi to his home planet of Telos...and has framed them for a crime they did not commit.

The penalty is death.

Suddenly Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan are fugitives on a planet where everyone is an enemy.

Xanatos' day of reckoning has come.


The Fight For Truth

Jedi Apprentice:
The Fight For Truth
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - August 2000

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Most people on the planet Kegan don't want to have anything to do with the rest of the galaxy. But when a young potential Jedi is discovered there, Qui-Gon Jinn, Adi Gallia, and their apprentices, Obi-Wan and Siri, are compelled to visit this strangely isolated world.

They are not welcomed with open arms. Instead, Qui-Gon and Adi find themselves caught in a web of deception while Obi-Wan and Siri are imprisoned in a school where thought is dictated, dissent is forbidden, and detention is permanent.

On this planet, the Jedi must fight for truth...even though nobody wants to face it.


The Shattered Peace

Jedi Apprentice:
The Shattered Peace
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - September 2000

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For generations, the firstborn children of the rulers of the planets Rutan and Senali have been exchanged at the age of seven. This was meant to promote peace and understanding between the societies. Now it has led them to the brink of war. Leed, the heir to the Rutan throne, does not want to return to his home planet. His father will stop at nothing to get him back. Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi must prevent this rift from turning to bloodshed. 

It is their hardest challenge yet. On this planet, the Jedi must fight for truth...even though nobody wants to face it.


The Deadly Hunter

Jedi Apprentice:
The Deadly Hunter
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - December 2000

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Nobody knows her name. Nobody knows when she will strike. All they know is that she is a deadly bounty hunter and her latest mission has taken her to Coruscant, home of the Jedi.

Her target: an old friend of Qui-Gon Jinn's. 

Qui-Gon and his apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, make an attempt to catch her...and fail. Now they are her targets too. 


The Evil Experiment

Jedi Apprentice:
The Evil Experiment
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - February 2001

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An evil scientist is imprisoning and torturing Jedi to find the secret behind the Force. She taps their emotions, monitors their actions...and then drains them of their blood. 

Qui-Gon Jinn is now her captive. 

Obi-Wan Kenobi is desperately searching for his Master. Meanwhile Qui-Gon must match wits with one of the most dangerous enemies he has ever encountered. 

His survival depends on it.


The Dangerous Rescue

Jedi Apprentice:
The Dangerous Rescue
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 44 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2001

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Murder. Kidnapping. Torture.

Jenna Zan Arbor will stop at nothing in her quest to discover the secrets of the Force and use them for her own power and greed. One Jedi remains in her dangerous grasp. And a whole planet is being held hostage by her sinister plans.

Only a single team of Jedi stands in her way.


The Ties That Bind

Jedi Apprentice:
The Ties That Bind
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 41 years before A New Hope

Published - August 2001

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Peace over anger.
Honor over hate.
Strength over fear.

Six years ago, Qui-Gon Jinn and Tahl helped the people of the planet Apsolon choose their first free leader. It seemed that peace had arrived at last.

Now the leader has been killed. His daughters have been kidnapped. And Qui-Gon and Tahl have returned to Apsolon with Qui-Gon's apprentice Obi-Wan against the wishes of the Jedi Council.

The ties that bind Qui-Gon and Tahl are about to experience their most powerful test yet.


The Death of Hope

Jedi Apprentice:
The Death of Hope
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 41 years before A New Hope

Published - October 2001

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Two Jedi Knights acknowledge that their bond has grown beyond friendship and into love. Now Tahl has been abducted in a trap that Qui-Gon feels he should have foreseen. Consumed by dark visions, Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan Kenobi must do everything in their power to get her back before it's too late. But that won't be easy in a land where nobody can be trusted...and everyone has something to hide.


The Call to Vengeance

Jedi Apprentice:
The Call to Vengeance
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 41 years before A New Hope

Published - November 2001

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Tahl was the first woman Qui-Gon Jinn truly loved the first one he was willing to risk his Jedi oaths for. Now she is dead, murdered by a hostile reactionary force on a small planet in the corner of the galaxy. Revenge is not a Jedi trait but it is a human one. Can Qui-Gon separate blood lust from justice?


The Only Witness

Jedi Apprentice:
The Only Witness
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 41 years before A New Hope

Published - January 2002

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After the death of his truest love, Qui-Gon is finding it hard to continue on as a Jedi Knight. But when he and Obi-Wan are sent to protect a witness willing to testify against a crime family, he must make a decision that will affect the rest of his life.


The Threat Within

Jedi Apprentice:
The Threat Within
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 40 years before A New Hope

Published - February 2002

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In a land where the old rule, the young rebel. Obi-Wan Kenobi, now 17, is ready to take a big step towards becoming a Jedi Knight. Will his master, Qui-Gon Jinn, let him move forward or hold him back?


Deceptions

Jedi Apprentice, Special Edition #1:
Deceptions
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 29 years before A New Hope

Published - July 2001

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Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan.
Obi-Wan and Anakin.
Two Masters. Two Apprentices. One Mystery.

As an apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi is blamed for the death of another Jedi student. With the help of his Master, Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan must fight to clear his name. But even if he is found not guilty, he has gained an enemy for life the dead boy's vindictive father.

Twelve years later, Obi-Wan is a Jedi Knight, with his own young apprentice, Anakin Skywalker. Anakin doesn't know about the secrets Obi-Wan is hiding. But as the past comes back to attack them, Obi-Wan and Anakin must fight deception with truth and face off against enemies both new and old.


The Followers

Jedi Apprentice, Special Edition #2:
The Followers
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 29 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2002

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Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan.
Obi-Wan and Anakin.
Two Masters. Two Apprentices. One Enemy.

Who are the followers of the Sith? Devoted to the study of the dark side of the Force, they live an underground existence ... but their threat is growing. Although they do not have Sith power, they are on a constant search for it. Nothing - not even the Jedi - will get in their way.

Dr. Lundi is the leader of the Sith followers. As he gets closer to attaining a Sith Holocron, he comes face-to-face with Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice Obi-Wan.

Ten years later, when the Sith followers reappear, Obi-Wan and his own apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, must rely on Lundi to help them. But he is to be feared, not trusted.

The Sith are on the rise. The Jedi must stop them.


Jedi Quest

Jedi Quest
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - September 2001

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Chosen to Rise.
Destined to Fall.

Anakin Skywalker is no longer a boy, but not yet a man. Almost thirteen, he has begun to travel on the path that will lead him to glory...and infamy.


Jedi Quest: The Way of the Apprentice

Jedi Quest: The Way of the Apprentice
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2002

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OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER.
MASTER AND APPRENTICE.
CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT

Fourteen-year-old Anakin Skywalker is strong in the ways of the Force. His lightsaber skills are exceptional, and his piloting is legendary. He should be an ideal Jedi apprentice. And yet, there is so much he still has to learn.

It is up to Obi-Wan Kenobi to teach him these things. But on a mission to a planet threatened by a toxic disaster, Obi-Wan and Anakin are separated. Anakin and three other apprentices - one of them his rival - must work together in order to survive. Anakin's instincts are clear ... but are they right?

Anakin Skywalker's destiny will determine the future of a galaxy. These are the events that form his fate.


Jedi Quest: The Trail of the Jedi

Jedi Quest: The Trail of the Jedi
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2002

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OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER.
MASTER AND APPRENTICE.
CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT

Anakin Skywalker knows that Obi-Wan Kenobi did not choose him as an apprentice. Instead, it was the dying wish of Obi-Wan's own Master, Qui-Gon Jinn, that brought them together. Now, Anakin is beginning to doubt his Master's commitment ... and Obi-Wan is starting to wonder if he will ever be as good a Master as Qui-Gon.

With these things in mind, Master and apprentice head out on a training exercise that soon turns into a struggle to survive. A squad of bounty hunters has been hired to capture the Jedi - and they will stop at nothing to do it.. Anakin and Obi-Wan must avoid the traps and ambushes ... and try to discover who is behind the Jedi hunt.


Jedi Quest: The Dangerous Games

Jedi Quest: The Dangerous Games
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - August 2002

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OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER.
MASTER AND APPRENTICE.
CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT

Though a Jedi supposedly does not care for adventure and excitement, you simply can't keep young Anakin Skywalker away from Podracing. When Obi-Wan Kenobi and his gifted Padawan are dispatched to the Galactic Games on a peacekeeping mission, an illegal Podracing competition catches Anakin's eager eye.

As a Jedi Padawan, Anakin is supposed to abandon his past life in service to the Force, but his racing days and old rivalries return at high speed. Anakin squares off against Hekula, son of Sebulba, who has inherited his father's worst traits.


Jedi Quest: The Master of Disguise

Jedi Quest: The Master of Disguise
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - November 2002

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OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER.
MASTER AND APPRENTICE.
CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT

Young Padawan Anakin Skywalker and his mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi face off against a slippery foe in the fourth book in the Jedi Quest series. This adversary is as cunning as he is evil, and will stop at nothing in his embrace of the dark side. How will the Jedi defeat this villain of powerful wealth -- a villain that they cannot find?


Jedi Quest: The School of Fear
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - February 2003

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OBI-WAN KENOBI AND ANAKIN SKYWALKER.
MASTER AND APPRENTICE.
CHOSEN BY FATE. DESTINED FOR CONFLICT

Anakin Skywalker is not an average teen. He has spent his adolescence surrounded by other Jedi. But now the son of a Senator has gone missing, and Anakin must infiltrate an elite school in order to find out what's happened. What he discovers involves a conspiracy much bigger than anyone anticipates -- a conspiracy with repercussions for the whole galaxy.


Jedi Quest: The Shadow Trap

Jedi Quest: The Shadow Trap
by Jude Watson

Place in timeline - 28 years before A New Hope

Published - May 2003

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The Fight to Survive

The Fight to Survive
by Terry Bisson

Place in timeline - 22 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2002

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BORN TO BE A BOUNTY HUNTER

Boba Fett is not like other boys. His father, Jango Fett, is a bounty hunter. His planet, Kamino, is home to an army of clones. He has no friends, no school. The one thing he does have is a future as a bounty hunter.

This future comes quickly. Suddenly Boba Fett is all alone in a dangerous galaxy. He must struggle for safety - and vengeance - using his strength, his intelligence, and his father's hard lessons.

Boba Fett will grow up to be one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy.

But first he must survive his childhood.


Crossfire

Crossfire
by Terry Bisson

Place in timeline - 22 years before A New Hope

Published - November 2002

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After the events of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Boba Fett is trapped in the lair of someone who he thinks is a friend. but is really an enemy. Escape becomes the only option. But escape has its own risks. Boba must survive to fight. and fight to survive.


Maze of Deception

Maze of Deception
by Elizabeth Hand

Place in timeline - 22 years before A New Hope

Published - April 2003

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After the events of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Boba Fett is trapped in the lair of someone who he thinks is a friend. but is really an enemy. Escape becomes the only option. But escape has its own risks. Boba must survive to fight. and fight to survive.


Eaten Alive

Galaxy of Fear:
Eaten Alive

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 6 months after A New Hope

Published - February 1997

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Vanished?

D'vouran seems like a normal enough planet. The friendly locals welcome Tash, Zak, and their uncle Hoole with open arms.

But Tash has a bad feeling about this place.

There's a madman running around the streets shouting that people are disappearing. He's saying they've just vanished into thin air.

Tash knows that's impossible. But something is really wrong on D'vouran. Will she find the courage to trust her gut instincts...before it's too late?


City of the Dead

Galaxy of Fear:
City of the Dead

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 6 months after A New Hope

Published - February 1997

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Welcome to the city of the dead...

When Hoole, Tash, and Zak stop on Necropolis to look for a new starship, Zak immediately makes friends with the local kids. And he's willing to pull a crazy stunt--like going into the Necropolitan cemetery at midnight--just to prove he's as tough as they are.

The cemetery is silent as death and full of white, wriggling boneworms. And maybe Zak should have thought twice before accepting this dare. Just because the bodies are buried doesn't mean they're dead.


Planet Plague

Galaxy of Fear:
Planet Plague

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 7 months after A New Hope

Published - April 1997

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When Hoole decides to visit the planet Gobindi, even a warning from Tash's anonymous HoloNet contact isn't enough to change his mind. He's determined to study the planet's ancient ruins. For Tash, it's a chance to discover what her mysterious uncle is really up to.

On Gobindi, Tash thinks she's discovered an Imperial plot to spread a terrible virus across the galaxy. But when Hoole assures her that nothing is wrong, Tash is relieved.

For a little while.

When a big brown bump appears on her arm, Tash is scared. Has Hoole lied to her? Is he working with the Empire? Tash knows she must discover the truth. Meanwhile, the bump on her arm is getting bigger . . .Has Hoole lied to her? Is he working with the Empire? Tash knows she must discover the truth. Meanwhile, the bump on her arm is getting bigger....


The Nightmare Machine

Galaxy of Fear:
The Nightmare Machine

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 7 months after A New Hope

Published - May 1997

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Hologram Fun World. It's a theme park visited by families from all across the galaxy. It's a place where Tash and Zak can safely hang out while Hoole continues his work.

It's a place where daytime fun turns into nighttime terror.

One of the park's attractions is called the Nightmare Machine. It scans your brain, then shows you your worst fears in holographic form. Hairy, creepy-crawly insects. Cyborrean battle dogs thirsting for blood.

But it's not real, so it's fun—right?

Wrong.

As Zak and Tash will soon find out, nightmares can come true.


Ghost of the Jedi

Galaxy of Fear:
Ghost of the Jedi

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 8 months after A New Hope

Published - July 1997

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Tash, Zak, and their uncle Hoole are on the run from evil Imperial scientist Borborygmus Gog. The only place to hide is on Nespis 8, an abandoned space station.

There used to be a giant Jedi library on Nespis 8. According to Deevee, the library is still there, but it is cursed...and haunted by the ghost of a Jedi.

If they can find the library, maybe Tash and Zak can find a way to stop Gog.

But something evil dwells on Nespis 8.

And it's much scarier than a Jedi ghost.


Army of Terror

Galaxy of Fear:
Army of Terror

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 8 months after A New Hope

Published - September 1997

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Tash, Zak, and their uncle Hoole want to make sure that Borborygmus Gog's Project Starscream has been destroyed. So they journey to Kiva, a planet on the galaxy's Outer Rim.

Kiva is dark, rocky, and barren.

Except for some strange shadows, the planet is completely lifeless.

And when they find Gog's laboratory, it's empty. Or so they think...


The Brain Spiders

Galaxy of Fear:
The Brain Spiders

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 9 months after A New Hope

Published - November 1997

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Uncle Hoole's idea of a vacation is visiting the palace of Jabba the Hutt. Of course, it's a working vacation. Hoole wants to study the B'omarr monks who live in tunnels under the palace.

If Jabba isn't enough to give Zak and Tash nightmares, the monks should do it. The most enlightened monks don't have bodies. They're just brains in jars.

Brains in jars that walk around on robotic legs.

Worst of all, one of the monks is mad - not just angry mad, but out-of-his-mind mad.

And if Tash isn't careful, she might lose her head.


The Swarm

Galaxy of Fear:
The Swarm

by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 9 months after A New Hope

Published - January 1998

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Uncle Hoole wants to study the S'krrr--a race of creatures that look like giant bugs. While Hoole works, Zak and Tash visit the S'krrr's huge garden--it's the most beautiful place they have ever seen. It's also full of very strange creatures. When a batlike shreev swoops down at Zak, he panics and accidentally kills it. Suddenly, the garden is overrun by big beetles. When Zak wakes up in the middle of the night covered with creepy crawly bugs, he's terrified. Did Zak upset the garden's delicate ecological balance by killing the shreev? Or is something far more sinister at work?


Spore

Galaxy of Fear:
Spore
by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 9 months after A New Hope

Published - March 1998

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Tash, Zak, and Uncle Hoole stop on the planet Ithor for supplies, including a mineral the Shroud needs for its engines. The mineral isn't available on Ithor, but one of the Ithorians knows where they can find it--on a mining colony in the middle of a space slug-filled asteroid belt. The journey to the colony is filled with many dangers. But nothing prepares Hoole, Tash, and Zak for what they meet when they reach their destination. An ancient life-form has been released from its tomb. It has lurked there, waiting, for many years. It cannot be seen. It is made from pure evil. And its name is Spore.


The Doomsday Ship

Galaxy of Fear:
The Doomsday Ship
by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 9 months after A New Hope

Published - May 1998

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Bug swarms, space slugs, brains on legs, mad Imperial scientists--Zak has had enough! He's glad to be on board the luxury space yacht, Star of Empire, where at last, there's peace and quiet.

Until--"Abandon ship! Critical meltdown!" As a blaring siren sounds, panic-stricken passengers rush to get off the ship. Everyone evacuates...except Zak and Tash. But to their relief, nothing happens. There's no meltdown, no explosion. Everything is fine. Except that the ship's exits are sealed and all communications have been shut down. Zak and Tash are trapped. And they are not alone.


Clones

Galaxy of Fear:
Clones
by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 9 months after A New Hope

Published - July 1998

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Tash Arranda can't believe her eyes. Here, in an abandoned Rebel base on the remote planet Dantooine, she has just seen her parents. Her dead parents. Is she losing her mind?
Then Tash spies the one being in the galaxy she least wants to see--Darth Vader. It seems the Empire has tracked them down at last. But what Tash doesn't know is that this is only the beginning of a terrifying journey into an evil world, where she'll be forced to fight her own brother and uncle...to the death!


The Hunger

Galaxy of Fear:
The Hunger
by John Whitman

Place in timeline - 9 months after A New Hope

Published - July 1998

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A survey team crash-lands on an unknown planet. The planet is dark, and its fetid swamps are filled with flesh-eating flowers, fearsome swamp slugs, and deadly dragonsnakes. No one hears the survey team's distress signals. They are stranded.

Thirty years later, Zak and Tash Arranda and their uncle Hoole, with Boba Fett in hot pursuit, land on the planet. Descendants of the survey team--half-starved and crazed with strange fevers--are still alive. They call themselves the Children, and how they have survived is a mystery. Does the strange creature named Yoda have the answer?


The Glove of Darth Vader

The Glove of Darth Vader
by Paul and Hollace Davis

Place in timeline - 4 years after A New Hope

Published - July 1992

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The Death Star has been destroyed.
The Empire is in ruins.
But the Dark Side lives on.


Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and the Rebel Alliance have fought valiantly against the evil Galactic Empire. Together they have kept alive the hopes for freedom, and helped restore the ways of the Old Republic with its wise Senate and noble line of Jedi Knights. But now a new threat awaits the Alliance.

Within the evil Empire, the surviving Imperial Warlords have been fighting among themselves for power. No one knows who will seize control, but the Prophets of the Dark Side have foretold that soon a new Emperor will arise, and on his right hand he shall wear an indestructible symbol of evil...

The Glove of Darth Vader

The Lost City of the Jedi

The Lost City of the Jedi
by Paul and Hollace Davis

Place in timeline - 4 years after A New Hope

Published - July 1992

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Trioculus has assumed power.
The Empire has been reborn.
And a young Jedi is about to be discovered.

The battle to defeat the forces of the evil Galactic Empire rages on. Throughout the vastness of space, heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance fights valiantly to keep alive the hopes for freedom and to restore the ways of the Old Republic with its wise Senate and noble line of Jedi Knights. But now a sinister plot is about to befall the Alliance.

Having secure the glove of Darth Vader, Trioculus receives a warning that a Jedi Prince will be a threat to his reign and must be destroyed. Underground, beneath the rain forests of the fourth moon of Yavin, the young Jedi is growing up hidden within...

The Lost City of the Jedi


Zorba the Hutt's Revenge

Zorba the Hutt's Revenge
by Paul and Hollace Davis

Place in timeline - 4 years after A New Hope

Published - August 1992

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Han Solo is thinking about getting married.
Trioculus has found his queen.
But the father of Jabba the Hutt is about to shatter their plans.

The battle to defeat the forces of the evil Galactic Empire rages on. Throughout the vastness of space, heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance fights valiantly to keep alive the hopes for freedom and to restore the ways of the Old Republic with its wise Senate and noble line of Jedi Knights. But a feud between two powerful villains may prove disastrous to the Alliance.

Trioculus is determined to steal away Princess Leia from Han Solo and make her his dark queen. But when Jabba the Hutt's father, Zorba, returns to Tatooine and learns that his son died at Leia's hand, Zorba takes off to Cloud City and prepared for...

Zorba the Hutt's Revenge


Mission from Mount Yoda

Mission from Mount Yoda
by Paul and Hollace Davis

Place in timeline - 4 years after A New Hope

Published - February 1993

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A dying planet.
A desperate mission.
And a prophecy of doom for the Rebel Alliance.

The battle against the evil Empire rages on as heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance continue their struggle to end the era of darkness. But now a mysterious visitor comes to the Rebel fortress located atop Mount Yoda, bringing ominous news.

Kadann, Supreme Prophet of the Dark Side, plots to capture and destroy the carbonized body of Trioculus and take control of the Empire. Meanwhile, the Rebel Alliance races to save the archaeologists of the dying planet Duro, only to discover an incredible mystery in the underground tunnels, a secret that depends on a perilous...

Mission from Mount Yoda


Queen of the Empire

Queen of the Empire
by Paul and Hollace Davis

Place in timeline - 4 years after A New Hope

Published - March 1993

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A dangerous experiment.
A shocking marriage.
And the reappearance of an old enemy.

The battle against the evil Empire rages on as heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance continue their struggle to end the era of darkness. But the ultimate defeat of the Imperial forces could come from within the Empire itself.

The Imperial grand moffs are in revolt against the Prophets of the Dark Side. As the Alliance struggles with its latest weapon, Project Decoy, Princess Leia is kidnapped by an old enemy, then menaced by the surprise appearance of another evil foe--on obsessed with turning Leia to the Dark Side and making her the...

Queen of the Empire


Prophets of the Dark Side

Prophets of the Dark Side
by Paul and Hollace Davis

Place in timeline - 4 years after A New Hope

Published - May 1993

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A Jedi Prince.
A devastating betrayal.
And the destruction of the Lost City?

The battle against the evil Empire rages on as heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance continue their struggle to end the era of darkness. But by rescuing an Imperial prisoner, have the Rebels brought disaster upon themselves?

While on a perilous quest in the mushroom forests of Arzid, Luke and Ken are captured by Kadann, Supreme Imperial Prophet. Having temped the young Jedi Prince into revealing the location of the Lost City of the Jedi., the Supreme Prophet plans to steal the ancient knowledge of the Jedi Knights. Now Kadann will rule over a new tyrannical empire, as foretold by the...

Prophets of the Dark Side


The Golden Globe

Junior Jedi Knights:
The Golden Globe
by Nancy Richardson

Place in timeline - 22 years after A New Hope

Published - August 1995

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Anakin Solo is now eleven—and headed for the Jedi academy! The Force is very strong with him—he can feel it. And his uncle Luke thinks it is time for him to start his training . . .

On his first day at the Jedi Academy, Anakin makes a new friend named Tahiri. The Force is with her too. Soon they find out that together they can accomplish feats that surprise even their teachers!

But the teachers don't know what else Anakin and Tahiri do together. Every night, they both have the same dream of going down the river by the academy on a raft. In the dream, they are drawn by the Force . . . but for all they know, it could be the dark side!

There is only one way to find out for sure. They have to go down the river all by themselves—for real!


Lyric's World

Junior Jedi Knights:
Lyric's World
by Nancy Richardson

Place in timeline - 22 years after A New Hope

Published - December 1995

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Anakin and Tahiri are off on an adventure to the distant moon of Yavin 8! There they will help their alien friend Lyric join the 'elders,' the adults of her race. To do it, she must go through a strange and wonderful change. And when it is over, Lyric won't look anything like her old self!

But Anakin and Tahiri are in for an even bigger surprise. Deep within the caves of Lyric's world are carvings that match the ones they found back in the temple on Yavin 4. If they can read them, they might be able to break the curse of the mysterious Golden Globe and defeat the dark side of the Force!

But there is something waiting for them down in the caves. Something large and dangerous. And it will take more than Force to defeat it!


Promises

Junior Jedi Knights:
Promises
by Nancy Richardson

Place in timeline - 22 years after A New Hope

Published - April 1996

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Before she joined the academy, Anakin's friend Tahiri lived with a strange and dangerous tribe. She knows nothing of her real parents—or how she came to live with the treacherous Tusken Raiders. Tahiri knew the day would come when she'd learn everything about her past . . . and that day has come!

But first, Tahiri must prove she's worthy. And that means she must complete a deadly task that will test her skills as a warrior and a Knight. With Anakin by her side, she will have to use the Force like never before.

If Tahiri succeeds, she will learn how her parents lived—and died. But if she fails, she and Anakin may have to face the ultimate price . . .


Anakin's Quest

Junior Jedi Knights:
Anakin's Quest
by Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 22 years after A New Hope

Published - March 1997

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Anakin has been having terrible dreams of a secret cave on Dagobah. He asks his uncle Luke if he can go there, to see if it's real. Luke says yes—but only if Tahiri, R2-D2, and the Jedi Master Ikrit go along.

Anakin and his friends find more danger than they bargained for in the swamps of Dagobah. But they do find the cave. What is inside? And will Anakin be strong enough in the Force to face it?


Vader's Fortress

Junior Jedi Knights:
Vader's Fortress
by Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 22 years after A New Hope

Published - June 1997

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Anakin and his friends have just heard an incredible secret! Darth Vader may have retrieved Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber from the original Death Star. The lost weapon may be hidden in Vader's abandoned fortress on the planet Vjun, and Luke Skywalker agrees that it must be recovered.

Now Anakin and his friends—along with Tionne and the Jedi Master Ikrit—are heading off to Vjun to find the legendary fortress. Untold dangers await them, for no one knows what secrets still lie within those ancient walls. Even abandoned, it is a stronghold of dark power.

But the biggest danger may not have shown its face. For if they know about Obi-Wan's saber . . . who else does?


Kenobi's Blade

Junior Jedi Knights:
Kenobi's Blade
by Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 22 years after A New Hope

Published - September 1997

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Uldir, Anakin's classmate at the Jedi academy, wants to be a Jedi more than anything. But he can't even lift a feather with the Force. He thinks he knows how he can learn faster: the Holocron.

The Holocron is a cube that holds all the secrets of the ancient Jedi Masters. By "borrowing" it, along with Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber, Uldir believes he will become a powerful Jedi Knight!

Now Anakin—along with Tahiri, R2-D2, Tionne and the Jedi Master Ikrit—must race across the galaxy to find Uldir. If they don't, Uldir could be killed. And Kenobi's blade and the Holocron will fall into the hands of a very evil man . . .


Heirs of the Force

Young Jedi Knights:
Heirs of the Force

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebbecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 23 years after A New Hope

Published - June 1995

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia are now fourteen, and enrolled at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy on Yavin 4. Together with friends both old and new, the future heroes of an already legendary saga begin their training.

While exploring the jungle outside the academy, the twins make a startling discovery -- the remains of a TIE fighter that had crashed years ago during the battle against the first Death Star. Mechanical whiz Jaina thinks she can repair it...if they can sneak the right parts from the academy.

Meanwhile, their work is being closely watched -- but not by academy eyes. The original pilot, an Imperial trooper, has been living wild in the jungle since his ship went down. Waiting to return to duty. And now his chance has come...


Shadow Academy

Young Jedi Knights:
Shadow Academy

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebbecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 23 years after A New Hope

Published - August 1995

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia are now fourteen, and enrolled at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy on Yavin 4. Together with friends both old and new, the future heroes of an already legendary saga begin their training.

The Dark Jedi Brakiss -- the student Luke Skywalker expelled from his academy -- has learned much since he left. Enough to master the dark side of the Force. and enough to establish his own school for training Jedi -- the Shadow Academy.

But now Brakiss has been given an even greater task. Not only must he create a sinister legion of Dark Jedi to serve the Empire, he must undertake a challenge not even Darth Vader and the Emperor could meet: Kidnap the heirs of the Skywalker bloodline, and turn them to the dark side of the Force...


The Lost Ones

Young Jedi Knights:
The Lost Ones

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 23 years after A New Hope

Published - November 1995

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia are now fourteen, and enrolled at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy on Yavin 4. Together with friends both old and new, the future heroes of an already legendary saga begin their training.

During a break in training, Jacen and Jaina are reunited with their old friend Zekk, an orphan living in the streets on their home planet of Coruscant. Young, wild, and free, Zekk has never had a care in the world...until now. He sees the changes in his friends. Jacen and Jaina have learned so much, have grown in so many ways. Compared to them, he is only a lost little boy.

However, a powerful being has seen his potential. Someone who knows about shame and jealousy -- and how to make use of them. Someone who knows that the dark side of the Force is especially attractive when you've got nothing to lose....


Lightsabers

Young Jedi Knights:
Lightsabers

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 23 years after A New Hope

Published - February 1996

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia are now fourteen, and enrolled at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy on Yavin 4. Together with friends both old and new, the future heroes of an already legendary saga begin their training.

Luke Skywalker has come to a grim conclusion. With the threat of a new generation of Dark Jedi being trained at the Shadow Academy, he knows the New Republic will need all the fighters it can muster. At last, it is time for the young Jedi Knights to build their lightsabers.

But there is more to mastering the ancient weapon than mere swordsmanship. Each student must learn about the mysterious bond between Jedi and lightsaber. For Jacen and Jaina, success will mean growing stronger in the Force. But for one of their friends, failure will mean tragedy...


Darkest Knight

Young Jedi Knights:
Darkest Knight

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 23 years after A New Hope

Published - June 1996

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia are now fourteen, and enrolled at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy on Yavin 4. Together with friends both old and new, the future heroes of an already legendary saga begin their training.

The twins and Lowbacca are off to the Wookiee's home planet of Kashyyyk, where Lowie's younger sister is about to undergo the terrifying Wookiee rite of passage. The ceremony is dangerous and difficult, and he wants to help her in any way he can.

Meanwhile, the Dark Jedi student Zekk has been given his own rite of passage: to lead a raid on the great Wookiee computer center on Kashyyyk. Finally, he will fulfill his awesome potential. Finally, he will become the Second Imperium's Darkest Knight. But first he must face his old friends Jacen and Jaina, once and for all...


Jedi Under Seige

Young Jedi Knights:
Jedi Under
Siege
by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 23 years after A New Hope

Published - August 1996

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia are now fourteen, and enrolled at Luke Skywalker's Jedi academy on Yavin 4. Together with friends both old and new, the future heroes of an already legendary saga begin their training.

The day of reckoning is at hand for the young Jedi Knights. The Shadow Academy -- with its army of Dark Jedi and Imperial stormtroopers -- has appeared in the sky over Yavin 4. And when a commando raid destroys the shield generator protecting the Jedi academy, there is only one option: to fight.

Now Jacen and Jaina, along with Luke Skywalker and their friends, must trust in the Force and do battle with their sworn enemies -- the Dark Jedi Zekk, his master Brakiss, and the loathsome Nightsister Tamith Kai. Victory means a new legacy of Jedi coming of age. Defeat means a final cloak of darkness over the entire galaxy...


Shards of Alderaan

Young Jedi Knights:
Shards of Alderaan

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - December 1996

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia have taken their first steps as Jedi Knights, defeating the evil minions of the Shadow Academy. Now, with their friends Tenel Ka and Lowbacca the Wookiee, the future heroes of an already legendary saga continue their training.

Jacen and Jaina set off for the Alderaan system, determined to salvage a piece of the shattered planet as a gift for their mother. But amid the ghosts of a dead world, the twins are in for a deadly surprise: some ghosts still live. A long-lost enemy of the Solo family is about to return...


Diversity Allience

Young Jedi Knights:
Diversity
Alliance
by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - March 1997

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia have taken their first steps as Jedi Knights, defeating the evil minions of the Shadow Academy. Now, with their friends Tenel Ka and Lowbacca the Wookiee, the future heroes of an already legendary saga continue their training.

Everyone is searching for Bornan Thul. Not only is he father to one of Jacen's and Jaina's fellow students, he holds the key to a secret coalition gaining power in the New Republic. The young Jedi Knights race across the galaxy to find him -- but they may be too late. For their true enemy is about to show its treacherous face. And it will be shockingly familiar...


Delusions of Grandeur

Young Jedi Knights:
Delusions of Grandeur

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - June 1997

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia have taken their first steps as Jedi Knights, defeating the evil minions of the Shadow Academy. Now, with their friends Tenel Ka and Lowbacca the Wookiee, the future heroes of an already legendary saga continue their training.

As the search for Raynar Thul's father continues, the young Jedi Knights turn for help to a most unusual--and dangerous--source: the reprogrammed assassin droid IG-88. They think they can keep him under control. But can one of the most feared bounty hunters in the galaxy be trusted?


Jedi Bounty

Young Jedi Knights:
Jedi Bounty

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - September 1997

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia have taken their first steps as Jedi Knights, defeating the evil minions of the Shadow Academy. Now, with their friends Tenel Ka and Lowbacca the Wookiee, the future heroes of an already legendary saga continue their training.

Lowbacca has left the Jedi Academy and traveled to the planet Ryloth, headquarters of the Diversity Alliance, to see what the Diversity Alliance is really all about.

On Yavin 4, Jacen, Jaina, and the other young Jedi Knights have already discovered one truth about the Diversity Alliance-- once you go to Ryloth, you either join, or you die. Lowie is in great danger, and they must rescue him. But what can a small group of humans do against a planet full of hostile aliens?


The Emperor's Plague

Young Jedi Knights:
The Emperor's Plague

by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - December 1997

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JACEN and JAINA. When the Empire died, they were born -- a new hope for a New Republic. The young twins of Han Solo and Princess Leia have taken their first steps as Jedi Knights, defeating the evil minions of the Shadow Academy. Now, with their friends Lowbacca the Wookiee and Tenel Ka, the future heroes of an already legendary saga continue their training.

Bornan Thul's secret is out: he's been protecting a deadly plague that could devastate the galaxy if released. And the evil Nolaa Tarkona--leader of the Diversity Alliance--knows where it is hidden.

Now Jacen, Jaina, and their allies must race against time. As a massive battle rages between New Republic soldiers and the forces of the Diversity Alliance, the young Jedi Knights must find and destroy the plague before it can be released.

But they first must face Nolaa Tarkona. And her very lethal hired hand, Boba Fett.


Return to Ord Mantell

Young Jedi Knights:
Return to Ord Mantell
by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - April 1998

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Han Solo's past is about to catch up with him. When he and the twins take the Millenium Falcon to Ord Mantell for a high-speed race, they meet a battle-hungry young woman wielding a lightsaber. Her name is Anja Gallandro, and she knows more about Han's history than he likes. But Anja Gallandro guards an even more devastating secret -- a secret that could mean disaster for the entire Solo family...


Trouble on Cloud City

Young Jedi Knights:
Trouble on Cloud City
by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - July 1998

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Lando Calrissian offers the twins a rare opportunity--a vacation on Cloud City. They jump at the chance, as long as their mysterious new friend Anja Gallandro can come along. Anja is happy to be included. But little do the twins know that they are actually helping Anja hatch her sinister plan. A plan that goes far deeper than simple revenge...


Crisis At Crystal Reef

Young Jedi Knights:
Crisis At Crystal Reef
by Kevin J. Anderson
and Rebecca Moesta

Place in timeline - 24 years after A New Hope

Published - December 1998

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Anja Gallandro planned to destroy the Solo family. But now she fights an intense inner battle--against her increasing spice addiction, and her growing friendship with Jacen and Jaina. In desperation for spice, she steals a ship and flees the Jedi academy.

The young Jedi Knights follow her from the spice mines of Kessel to the dangerous beauty of Crystal Reef--where an even more sinister plan is hatching...


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