Lucasfilm has lastly given us a glimpse of Star Wars: The High Republic by releasing a chapter of the primary guide, Charles Soule’s Gentle of the Jedi.
Set 200 years earlier than the Skywalker Saga, the staff behind the brand new publishing initiative has described this period because the galaxy’s golden age, with the Jedi Order on the peak of their energy and the Galactic Senate sustaining peace and justice throughout the Core Worlds and past. The newly launched chapter, in the meantime, teases that it’s not all going to be enjoyable and video games and the following large catastrophe is coming for the heroes of the High Republic. It doesn’t give away an excessive amount of of the plot, thoughts you, however there are nonetheless some fascinating particulars that give us an thought about what this era will roughly seem like.
For one factor, even the chapter’s “opening crawl” confirms what we’ve been instructed thus far; the galaxy is actually at peace. Chancellor Lina Soh, who leads the Republic from its seat in Coruscant, has launched a brand new initiative to colonize the Outer Rim. That is the place the Jedi Knights are available in. Since these areas are filled with predators and harmful phenomena, the Chancellor requests that the Order set up outposts throughout the unknown worlds. The Senate additionally duties the force-sensitive warriors to assist everybody in want. It’s additionally secure to presume that the Jedi will use the Drive to navigate the uncharted hyperspace lanes of the Outer Rim, a way curiously often called Skywalking.
It additionally stands to cause that we’ve already seen considered one of these Jedi outposts in Soule’s The Rise of Kylo Ren collection when Luke and Ben famous about trying out that it’s been there for a lot of centuries.
Star Wars: The High Republic appears to depict the Jedi Knights as gunslingers of their model of the galaxy’s Wild West, the place these warriors of peace will supposedly take down dangerous guys and produce wrongdoers to justice. And we will’t wait to get into the story when it arrives early on in 2021.