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Thrawn

Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
Because author Timothy Zahn's Thrawn Trilogy kicked off the Legends publishing program in the early 1990s, it holds a special place in the hearts of Star Wars book fans. So for lots of us it was a big disappointment to see those books overwritten by the new movies. But that doesn't mean the trilogy's namesake character, blue-skinned military genius Grand Admiral Thrawn, is gone for good.

Now the fan-favorite character is back in the Star Wars canon with this novel about the beginnings of his career in the Imperial Navy, leading into his role in Season 3 of the Star Wars: Rebels TV show. And he's in good hands: The book is written by the same author as the original Thrawn Trilogy. In fact, this book could fit almost as well into the Legends timeline as it does into the New Canon!

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Thrawn's career is continued in Thrawn: Alliances.

This is a book from the New Canon timeline! It's guaranteed to be consistent with future movies, TV shows, books, and comics (and all new stories since mid-2014).

Thrawn: Alliances

Thrawn: Alliances by Timothy Zahn
Fans of Timothy Zahn's Grand Admiral Thrawn will be excited for this sequel to the blue-skinned genius's New Canon debut in the novel Thrawn. Set between Seasons 3 and 4 of the Star Wars: Rebels TV show, it features Thrawn teaming up with Darth Vader himself in a mission to the edge of the Unknown Regions. This is interwoven with a flashback story set during the Clone Wars, revealing how Thrawn first met Anakin Skywalker (and Padme too).

Parts of the book take place at Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu, the setting of Disney's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme parks.

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Thrawn's story is continued in Thrawn: Treason.

This is a book from the New Canon timeline! It's guaranteed to be consistent with future movies, TV shows, books, and comics (and all new stories since mid-2014).

Thrawn: Treason

Thrawn: Treason by Timothy Zahn
The third of Timothy Zahn's new canon Thrawn novels is here! In this possibly-final installment, Thrawn comes face-to-face with the Empire's Death Star project, even as the Grand Admiral's divided loyalties between his homeworld and the Empire reach a final reckoning. This story also features the return of Eli Vanto, a main character from the first Thrawn book.

(Before this book, read the two previous stories, Thrawn and Thrawn: Alliances)

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This is a book from the New Canon timeline! It's guaranteed to be consistent with future Star Wars movies, TV shows, books, and comics (and almost all new stories since mid-2014).

The Hand of Thrawn

The Hand of Thrawn duology by Timothy Zahn
The thrilling follow-up to Timothy Zahn's beloved Thrawn Trilogy! Ten years after Grand Admiral Thrawn nearly brought the New Republic to its knees, the Imperial Remnant is ready to finally surrender to the former rebels. Not everyone would have peace: Three well-placed Imperials conspire to fake the resurrection of Thrawn, not realizing how close to the truth they really are. Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade follow a mysterious trail of clues to a shocking discovery the Unknown Regions, while a revelation from the past threatens to tear the New Republic apart from the inside.

Want more of Luke and Mara and Thrawn's legacy in the Unknown Regions? Read Survivor's Quest next, set three years after the Hand of Thrawn books.

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Book 1: Specter of the Past
Book 2: Vision of the Future

This is a post-Return of the Jedi series from the Legends timeline. Think of it as an alternate universe from The Force Awakens and newer books.

Survivor's Quest

Survivor's Quest by Timothy Zahn
In a continuation of the stories of the Thrawn Trilogy and the Hand of Thrawn duology, the recently married Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade are shocked to find that the wreckage of the historical Outbound Flight exploratory ship has been rediscovered in the Unknown Regions. On a mission to negotiate the return of the remains to the New Republic, they discover much more than they bargained for, and become caught up in a dangerous game between alien forces in unknown space.

The novel Outbound Flight is a prequel to Survivor's Quest. They can be read in either order, but more suspense is preserved if you read Survivor's Quest first.

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This is a post-Return of the Jedi novel from the Legends timeline. Think of it as an alternate universe from The Force Awakens and newer books.

Dark Nest


The Dark Nest Trilogy by Troy Denning
When the ancient insectoid Killiks re-emerge in the Unknown Regions after the Yuuzhan Vong war, the Galactic Alliance, the Jedi, and the Chiss empire are drawn into a complex and multi-sided war. Several young Jedi Knights are absorbed into the Killik hive mind, while Luke and Leia discover previously unknown information about their mother, Padmé Amidala.

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The Joiner King
The Unseen Queen
The Swarm War

This is a post-Return of the Jedi series from the Legends timeline. Think of it as an alternate universe from the sequel movies and newer books.