Star Wars Catalyst
Lauded Star Wars author James Luceno returns to pen an intense tale of ambition and betrayal that sets the stage for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. As a member of Chancellor Palpatine’s top secret Death Star project, Orson Krennic is determined to develop a superweapon before their enemies can. And an old friend of Krennic’s, the brilliant scientist Galen Erso, could be the key. Galen’s energy-focused research has captured the attention of both Krennic and his foes, making the scientist a crucial pawn in the galactic conflict. But after Krennic rescues Galen, his wife, Lyra, and their young daughter, Jyn, from Separatist kidnappers, the Erso family is deeply in Krennic’s debt. Krennic then offers Galen an extraordinary opportunity: to continue his scientific studies with every resource put utterly at his disposal. While Galen and Lyra believe that his energy research will be used purely in altruistic ways, Krennic has other plans that will finally make the Death Star a reality. Trapped in their benefactor’s tightening grasp, the Ersos must untangle Krennic’s web of deception to save themselves and the galaxy itself.
Rogue One A Star Wars Story
Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material. As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome. If the worlds at the Empire’s mercy stand any chance, it lies with an unlikely band of allies: Jyn Erso, a resourceful young woman seeking vengeance; Cassian Andor, a war-weary rebel commander; Bodhi Rook, a defector from the Empire’s military; Chirrut Ïmwe, a blind holy man and his crack-shot companion, Baze Malbus; and K-2SO, a deadly Imperial droid turned against its former masters. In their hands rests the new hope that could turn the tide toward a crucial Rebellion victory—if only they can capture the plans to the Empire’s new weapon. But even as they race toward their dangerous goal, the specter of their ultimate enemy—a monstrous world unto itself—darkens the skies. Waiting to herald the Empire’s brutal reign with a burst of annihilation worthy of its dreaded name: Death Star.
Star Wars Catalyseur A Rogue one story
Le roman prequel au film prequel à l'épisode IV, le premier film Star Wars. AN -21 La guerre déchire la galaxie, provoquant une escalade d'inventions mortelles entre la République et les Séparatistes. Orson Krennic est chargé par le chancelier Palpatine d'un projet secret appelé " Étoile de la mort " : l'arme de destruction massive ultime. Et un vieil ami de Krennic, le brillant scientifique Galen Erso, pourrait lui être d'une aide décisive. Ses recherches sur l'énergie ont attiré l'attention de Krennic. Et il offre à Galen des ressources quasi-illimitées pour poursuivre ses travaux. Celui-ci croit que ses découvertes seront utilisées à des fins purement altruistes. Mais désormais, il se trouve pris au piège, avec toute sa famille, de la poigne de Krennic. Et l'Étoile de la mort pourrait devenir une terrible réalité...
The Art of Rogue One
This book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department s creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters, and newly imagined droids, vehicles, and weapons for the first movie in the "Star Wars "Story""series "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." In the same format and style as Abrams "The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the book gives readers unprecedented access to hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, matte paintings, and character, costume, and vehicle designs." The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will stand as the definitive guide to the artwork and imagination behind the newest chapter in the" Star Wars" franchise and will delight "Star Wars" fans and cineastes for decades to come. Directed by Gareth Edwards ("Godzilla, Monsters"), with production design by Doug Chiang and Neil Lamont, Rogue One chronicles the adventures of a Rebel cell tasked with a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor s rule. The all-star cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Jiang Wen, and Donnie Yen."
In a zombie horror tale set in the Star Wars universe, the Sith academy apprentices react fearfully to new outbreaks of unexplained violence, the Dark Lord's withdrawal, and a Jedi Master's efforts to rescue a hostage.
Star Wars Rebel Rising
New York Times bestselling author Beth Revis brings to life the early adventures and heartbreaks of the heroine of the smash hit movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. When Jyn Erso was five years old, her mother was murdered and her father taken from her to serve the Empire. But despite the loss of her parents she is not completely alone—Saw Gerrera, a man willing to go to any extremes necessary in order to resist Imperial tyranny, takes her in as his own, and gives her not only a home but all the abilities and resources she needs to become a rebel herself. Jyn dedicates herself to the cause—and the man. But fighting alongside Saw and his people brings with it danger and the question of just how far Jyn is willing to go as one of Saw's soldiers. When she faces an unthinkable betrayal that shatters her world, Jyn will have to pull the pieces of herself back together and figure out what she truly believes in...and who she can really trust.
The Drowned Detective
Jonathan is a private investigator in a decaying eastern European city, consumed by his work and his failing marriage. Approached one day by an elderly couple, he is presented with a faded photograph of their daughter, missing for nearly two decades. Troubled by the image of the little girl, who was the same age when she vanished as his own daughter is now – he is compelled to find her. But one night, soon after taking on the case, as he walks across the bridge spanning the river that divides the city, he encounters a young woman crouched at the foot of a stone angel – a woman who suddenly leaps into the icy water below. Without thinking, Jonathan plunges after her, and is soon drawn into her ghostly world of confusion, coincidence and intrigue, and the city he thought he knew turns strange and threatening. Haunting and deeply moving, The Drowned Detective is an intoxicating, atmospheric exploration of relationships, lies and betrayal – confirming Neil Jordon as a master storyteller and a vital literary voice.
Star Wars Rogue One the Ultimate Visual Guide
"The essential, comprehensive guide to Rogue One- A Star Wars Story. Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guideis an exciting reference format that accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars movie- Rogue One. This beautifully detailed Star Warsbook features in-depth character profiles, plus 6 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations. With clear and authoritative text, Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guideis packed with essential information - and presented alongside stunning stills from the movie. & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD."
The Essential Novels Star Wars Legends 10 Book Bundle
The Star Wars novels have been expanding the universe of this popular epic for decades. Now ten thrilling, action-packed classics have been collected in one convenient eBook bundle, a perfect introduction to the vibrant and varied eras of Star Wars history, past and future. With a rich cast of characters that includes beloved favorites—Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia Organa—along with new villains and heroes, including the next generation of Jedi, these adventures will take fans for a breathtaking ride across time and space in the galaxy far, far away! The novels include: THE OLD REPUBLIC: DECEIVED by Paul S. Kemp REPUBLIC COMMANDO: HARD CONTACT by Karen Traviss DARK LORD: THE RISE OF DARTH VADER by James Luceno DEATH TROOPERS by Joe Schreiber LUKE SKYWALKER AND THE SHADOWS OF MINDOR by Matthew Stover X-WING: ROGUE SQUADRON by Michael A. Stackpole HEIR TO THE EMPIRE by Timothy Zahn NEW JEDI ORDER: VECTOR PRIME by R. A. Salvatore LEGACY OF THE FORCE: BETRAYAL by Aaron Allston CROSSCURRENT by Paul S. Kemp
Star Wars Tarkin
'Of power, I could tell you much. One must seize the moment, and strike.' Grand Moff Wilhuff Tarkin He's the scion of an honourable and revered family. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. Loyal proponent of the Republic and trusted ally of the Jedi Order. Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly...and zealously pursuing his destiny as the architect of absolute dominion. Rule through the fear of force rather than force itself, he advises the Emperor. Under Tarkin's guidance, an ultimate weapon of unparalleled destruction moves ever closer to becoming a terrifying reality. When the so-called Death Star is completed, Tarkin is confident that the galaxy's lingering pockets of Separatist rebellion will be brought to heel - by intimidation or annihilation. Until then, insurgency remains a genuine threat. Escalating guerrilla attacks by resistance forces and new-found evidence of a growing Separatist conspiracy are an immediate danger the Empire must meet with swift and brutal action. And to bring down a band of elusive freedom fighters, the Emperor turns to his most formidable agents: Darth Vader, the fearsome new Sith enforcer as remorseless as he is mysterious, and Tarkin - whose tactical cunning and cold-blooded efficiency will pave the way for the Empire's supremacy...and its enemies' extinction.