This timeline of occasions incorporates spoilers for Star Wars: The Excessive Republic Section I, Section II, and (form of) Section III.
Heroism. Self-discovery. An area station set to convey the distant worlds of the galaxy into the Republic. And a lawless terrorist group decided to destroy all of it via concern and hate.
When Undertaking Luminous was introduced on the 2019 Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, followers have been excited to have new characters and tales. When Star Wars: The Excessive Republic lastly launched in 2021, it featured novels, comics, and audio dramas from the golden period of the Republic. This all labored collectively to inform a narrative for a brand new era of Star Wars followers. We’ll current right here a full timeline of Star Wars: The Excessive Republic so far.
What Is The Excessive Republic?
The Excessive Republic takes place a whole lot of years earlier than the Skywalker Saga and introduces new heroes and villains to the Star Wars timeline. As a mix of several types of tales, The Excessive Republic has an overarching story that spans three phases. Inside every section, three waves focus on a core occasion, shifting the story ahead.
In a pleasant nod to the Skywalker Saga, The Excessive Republic is constructed equally to the movie franchise. Section I is the center portion of the story, with Section II serving as a prequel and Section III being a sequel. Every story section is taken into account a trilogy, with three waves establishing every section.
Waves of The Excessive Republic every incorporates one grownup novel, younger grownup novels, junior reader tales, comedian e book sequence, and audio dramas. Contributing to The Excessive Republic are veteran and achieved Star Wars authors like Cavan Scott, Daniel Jose Older, Charles Soule, Claudia Grey, George Mann, and lots of extra.
The Excessive Republic Section I Timeline
The Hyperspace Catastrophe
The primary section of The Excessive Republic takes place 232 years earlier than the Battle of Yavin (BBY) in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope and about 200 years earlier than The Phantom Menace. Three important occasions drive the general narrative course of The Excessive Republic Section I within the timeline as we meet a brand new assortment of characters and places.
The primary wave of Section I surrounds the Nice Hyperspace Catastrophe, which readers uncover at the start of Charles Soule’s Gentle of the Jedi. In 232 BBY, a big transport ship collides with an object in a hyperspace lane, inflicting large destruction and creating emergences — occasions the place giant items of the wreckage emerge from hyperspace lanes and threaten planets with collision. Jedi Masters and their Padawans desperately try to avoid wasting tens of millions of lives whereas making an attempt to find the nefarious trigger behind the incident.
On the identical time, we meet wonderful Star Wars characters like Padawan Reath Silas in Into the Darkish, which takes place concurrently with the occasions in Gentle of the Jedi. Silas, together with different Jedi, discovers a brand new risk, the Drengir, aboard a abandoned area station and encounters the area pirates often called the Nihil.
On the identical time that the Jedi fight the Nice Hyperspace Catastrophe in Section I, they’re making ready to formally launch Starlight Beacon, a big area station that can assist make the Galactic Republic extra accessible to the Outer Rim territories. As Section I progresses, we be taught that Starlight Beacon is central to why the Nihil are rising to confront the Jedi.
The Republic Truthful
The second wave of Section I surrounds the catastrophe on the Republic Truthful, which the Nihil assaults in 231 BBY. Cavan Scott’s The Rising Storm particulars the Nihil assault and the heroic efforts of the Jedi and common residents as they desperately try to avoid wasting lives on Valo.
Marchion Ro, chief of the terrorist Nihil, is amid an influence seize and restructuring of command throughout the group and leads an assault on the Republic. In the meantime, Chancellor Lina Soh believes that the Nihil risk has largely been eradicated following the occasions of Section I and the good catastrophe, so she and the Republic are taken totally off guard.
Section I concludes with the battle for Starlight Beacon, ending with the destruction of the image of the Republic. The Nihil have grow to be bolder, and their assault on Starlight Beacon comes when Lina Soh and the Republic are at their weakest. Claudia Grey types the central story of Wave 3 in Fallen Star, the ultimate grownup novel in Section I.
Additionally occurring in 232-230 BBY, the occasions of Star Wars: The Excessive Republic Adventures culminate in probably the greatest younger grownup novels of the initiative, Midnight Horizon. In Daniel José Older’s younger grownup novel, we see Reath Silas face his future as a Jedi Padawan in a a lot darker and deeper story than one would possibly count on from a younger grownup novel.
Section I ends very similar to The Empire Strikes Again did — with our heroes sacrificing rather a lot and shedding much more. The destruction of Starlight Beacon and the lack of so many courageous souls leaves each the Jedi and the Republic in a harmful place as Section III begins.
The Excessive Republic Section II Timeline
The Path of the Open Hand
The Excessive Republic Section II begins 150 years earlier than the occasions of Section I and explores the origin of the Nihil in 382 BBY.
Of all The Excessive Republic novels launched, Path of Deceit by Justina Eire and Tessa Gratton stands out in making the Jedi relatable. Section II is kicked off by assembly Jedi Grasp Zallah Macri and her Jedi Padawan, Kevmo Zink. Collectively, they’re on Dalna investigating the theft of Pressure artifacts from the holy world of Jedha.
They encounter the Path of the Open Hand all through the investigation, led by the mysterious Mom. All proof factors to the Mom, and the Jedi Grasp and her Padawan should play a lethal recreation to get to the reality. Within the course of, they uncover how far the Mom is keen to go to maintain her agenda a secret.
The Eternally Warfare
The second wave of Section II explores the Eternally Warfare between E’ronoh and Eiram. Similtaneously Jedi Grasp Macri and Padawan Zink are encountering the Path of the Open Hand in 382 BBY, the Eternally Warfare between Eiram and E’ronoh is raging on for a fifth yr. The 2 planets have been in dispute for generations, and their residents solely know hate for the opposite.
Because the heirs to the throne on each planets — Xiri and Phan-tu — type a union designed to finish the battle, the Jedi Order is tasked with defending the leaders as they try and cease the violence. However sadly, many forces, together with the Mom, are working towards peace, and a deep plot unfolds within the third act that might threaten all the pieces Xiri and Phan-tu have labored so onerous to construct.
Section III Is Coming Late 2023
Star Wars: The Excessive Republic Section II will wrap up in the course of 2023, and Section III will debut within the fall. It’s believed that Section III will decide up shortly after the top of Section I and cope with the Jedi Order responding to the Nihil and the destruction of Starlight Beacon.