Friday, February 17, 2017

New 'Rogue One' Follow Up Novel 'Star Wars: Inferno Squad' Announced

By: Dominic Jones

Lucasfilm has announced a new novel set in the aftermath of the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The new novel is titled Star Wars: Inferno Squad and will follow an elite squad of stormtroopers who are tasked with hunting down the surviving members of Saw Gerrera's Partisans.  Inferno Squad is written by Christie Golden (Star Wars: Dark Disciple, Fate of the Jedi) and will hit shelves on July 25th.  You can read the official preview synopsis below,

The Rebellion may have heroes like Jyn Erso and Luke Skywalker. But the Empire has Inferno Squad.  

After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the resulting destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive. In response to this stunning defeat, the Imperial Navy has authorized the formation of an elite team of soldiers, known as Inferno Squad. Their mission: infiltrate and eliminate the remnants of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans. Following the death of their leader, the Partisans have carried on his extremist legacy, determined to thwart the Empire — no matter what the cost. Now, Inferno Squad must prove their status as the best of the best and take down the Partisans from within. But as the danger intensifies and the threat of discovery grows, how far will Inferno Squad go to ensure the safety of the Empire?

This sounds like an exciting follow up to the most recent Star Wars film.

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