The first book in the
Thrawn: Ascendancy trilogy of Star Wars novels by Timothy Zahn will debut in May 2020 and is titled Book I: Chaos Rising. The cover was revealed Tuesday:
The book will cover Thrawn’s time with his people, the Chiss Ascendancy, before his “exile” to the Empire.
A more specific release date of May 5, 2020, was
previously reported for the novel, which “journeys beyond the edge of the map into the Unknown Regions” from whence Grand Admiral Thrawn emerged. Note the tagline in the tweet: “A long time ago, beyond a galaxy far, far away….” (emphasis added). Explore other Star Wars novels:
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