New tales of the Jedi preserve coming.
Stressed Jedi Knight Cal Kestis is primed to bolt onto your online game console in March with Respawn Leisure, Digital Arts and Lucasfilm Video games’ “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.” This direct sequel to 2019’s “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” continues Kestis’ ongoing revenge campaign towards the evil Galactic Empire within the aftermath of the tragic Jedi extinction declaration often called Order 66.
However earlier than keen avid gamers immerse themselves within the interplanetary mayhem of the upcoming epic sequel, Random Home Worlds is providing a literary primer within the type of bestselling creator Sam Maggs’ “Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars,” which emerges from hyperspace on March 7, 2023.
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This 304-page hardcover by the bestselling author of comics, books, and video video games finds Cal Kestis on the helm commanding the Stinger Mantis starship and its eclectic crew on a deadly outing set between “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” and this spring’s “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.”
Kestis and his loyal droid BD-1 are on a mission to revive the fabled Jedi Order whereas being chased by ruthless Imperial brokers as an encroaching darkness looms on the horizon. With the Empire in sizzling pursuit, Kestis groups up with new companion Bode Akuna and a previous crewmate named Cere Junda.
This is the official synopsis:
Cal Kestis has constructed a brand new life for himself with the crew of the Stinger Mantis. Collectively, Cal’s crew has introduced down bounty hunters, defeated Inquisitors, and even evaded Darth Vader himself. Extra necessary, Merrin, Cere, Greez, and devoted droid BD-1 are the closest factor Cal has needed to a household for the reason that fall of the Jedi Order. Even because the galaxy’s future grows extra unsure by the day, with every blow struck towards the Empire the Mantis crew grows extra daring.
On what must be a routine mission, they meet a stormtrooper decided to chart her personal course with the assistance of Cal and the crew. In trade for assist beginning a brand new life, the Imperial deserter brings phrase of a robust, probably invaluable instrument for his or her combat towards the Empire. And even higher, she will help them get to it. The one catch —pursuing it is going to carry them into the trail of one of many Empire’s most harmful servants, the Inquisitor often called the Fifth Brother.
Can the Imperial deserter really be trusted? And whereas Cal and his buddies have survived run-ins with the Inquisitors earlier than, what number of instances can they evade the Empire earlier than their luck runs out?
As a licensed geek creator traversing the popular culture highways and byways, Maggs (“Star Wars Adventures,” “Marvel Motion: Captain Marvel,” “The Unstoppable Wasp: Constructed on Hope”) is completely positioned to offer an attractive appetizer pitting resilient Jedi Knight Cal Kestis towards the intimidating Imperial enforcer Fifth Brother previous to the approaching arrival of “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor.”
Random Home Worlds’ “Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars” lands on March 7, 2023.
“Star Wars Jedi: Survivor” launches on PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and Home windows PC on March 17, 2023.
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