Phase II of Star Wars: The High Republic kicks off from Dark Horse with this thrilling tale of Jedis and pirates!
From New York Times bestselling author Daniel José Older comes the origin story of Jedi Sav Malágan.
As a teenage Padawan, Sav has been training her entire life to understand the ways of the Force and become a Jedi Knight, until a chance encounter with pirate queen Maz Kanata and her outlaw crew finds Sav longing for greater adventures beyond her world of disciplined studies.
By chance, the news of an alliance of dark Force users forces Sav to take on a deadly mission, undercover as member of Maz's crew to discover the true nature of this dark alliance.
Note to fans: This series, written by High Republic story architect Daniel José Older and illustrator Toni Bruno, shares the same name with an earlier work by Daniel José Older and illustrator Harvey Tolibao, and is a continuation of stories in The High Republic era.
Collects Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures #1–#4.
About the Author
Daniel José Older, a lead story architect for Star Wars: The High Republic, is the New York Times best-selling author of the upcoming Young Adult fantasy novel Ballad & Dagger (book 1 of the Outlaw Saints series), the sci-fi adventure Flood City, the monthly comic series The High Republic Adventures. His other books include the historical fantasy series Dactyl Hill Squad, The Book of Lost Saints, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, Star Wars: Last Shot, and the Young Adult series the Shadowshaper Cypher, including Shadowshaper, which was named one of the best fantasy books of all time by TIME magazine and one of Esquire’s 80 Books Every Person Should Read. He won the International Latino Book Award and has been nominated for the Kirkus Prize, The World Fantasy Award, the Andre Norton Award, the Locus, and the Mythopoeic Award. He co-wrote the upcoming graphic novel Death’s Day. You can find more info and read about his decade long career as an NYC paramedic at http://danieljoseolder.net/