Star Wars Thrawn Ascendancy Book I: Chaos Rising

Thrawn: Ascendancy trilogy of Star Wars books begins May 2020 with Chaos Rising

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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).

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GUARDIANS OF THE WHILLSGreg RuckaMay 2, 2017https://amzn.to/2L0qqjk
REBEL RISINGBeth RevisMay 2, 2017https://amzn.to/2Dkpq5w
BATTLEFRONT II: INFERNO SQUADChristie GoldenJuly 25, 2017https://amzn.to/2OmuKvE
PHASMADelilah S. DawsonSept. 1, 2017https://amzn.to/2slfqH3
LEIA: PRINCESS OF ALDERAANClaudia GraySept. 1, 2017https://amzn.to/34prfKu
FROM A CERTAIN POINT OF VIEW(Anthology)Oct. 3, 2017https://amzn.to/2OTD8Su
CANTO BIGHT(Anthology)Dec. 5, 2017https://amzn.to/2DgKUQT
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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER (film novelization)Rae CarsonMarch 3, 2020https://amzn.to/2OoI2HW
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QUEEN’S PERILE.K. JohnstonMay 5, 2020https://amzn.to/2Oq6MiU
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PROJECT LUMINOUS(Anthology?)2020TBA

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