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Star Wars: The High Republic

Yesterday, Lucasfilm announced the next era in Star Wars. It takes place during the High Republic era, which is a couple hundred years before the Skywalker Saga. Looks like right now it's going to be a books/comics thing with crossover storytelling. I'd have to imagine that there will be movies that fall into this category, too, at some point.

The Jedi are more like "Texas Rangers" (not the baseball players type) who keep the peace and enforce the law from what I gather. And the big baddies are the Nihil described as "space vikings". It's said to have a "wild west" type feel to this time period. Guess they watched The Mandalorian.

There will be stories for adults, teens and kids in all forms of publishing media.

All of this starts in August 2020. I can't wait until then to start reading some material with new characters in a different time period than everything right now. How about you?

More details than I give are in the video below:


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