BREAKING: Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Tie-In Story Announcements

With less than a year left before Star Wars fans can visit Batuu themselves at Galaxy’s Edge, the rest of the lead in material is being unveiled. We have previously talked about the Galaxy’s Edge comic by Ethan Sacks. Today StarWars.com dropped a ton of new upcoming novels to look forward to.

Delilah S. Dawson, who has previously written the Phasma novel, will be writing the novel “Black Spire” which will be releasing September 3rd of this year.

In this novel, a prequel to the Disney Parks experience, General Leia Organa dispatches her top spy to Batuu in a desperate search for Resistance allies.

— Synopsis from StarWars.com

Award-winning young adult urban fantasy writer Zoraida Córdova is set to write “A Crash of Fate”, releasing August 6th 2012.

In this Young Adult novel, Izzy and Jules were best friends until Izzy’s family abruptly left Batuu when she was six. Now she’s back, and Jules, the boy who never left, is unsure what to make of her. While on the run from vengeful smugglers and an angry pirate, the two friends will come to terms with who they are, and what they mean to each other.
— StarWars.com

George Mann is an accomplished fantasy and sci-fi writer, having worked on Dark Souls comics and Doctor Who comics and novels, as well as a resume of original works in genre fiction playing on both genres.. Mann will be writing a middle grade novel “Star Wars: Myths & Fables” which will be illustrated by Grant Griffin. The book is to be released August 6th, same as “A Crash Of Fate”.

In this middle grade novel, hear the thrilling space tales, fables, and myths that are told in a galaxy far, far away. The book features two stories that take place on the remote Outer Rim world of Batuu, plus many other untold tales from the edge of the galaxy, lushly illustrated in a style that pays homage to real-world children’s classics.
— StarWars.com

Included in the article linked here, is an excerpt from the book. Personal note here, but while all of this look to be amazing, this is the one I am absolutely ecstatic over.

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