IGN has been given the opportunity to exclusively reveal the first chapter from the new Star Wars: Poe Dameron: Free Fall young adult novel from Disney Publishing that was announced back in January. In addition to this content, they also posted an interview with the book’s author Alex Segura.
The cover artwork designed by artist Phil Noto was revealed earlier this month along with an interview segment featuring Segura.
This Poe-centered young adult novel (352 pages) is scheduled to be released later this summer on August 4 and can be pre-ordered right here.
After watching Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, you may have walked away with more than a few questions about everyone’s favorite sequel trilogy X-Wing pilot, Poe Dameron. It turns out that the hotshot hero wasn’t always so heroic. There was a time in his youth when he illegally smuggled spice with Zorii Bliss and the Spice Runners of Kijimi. So how did he go from a life of crime to one of valiant purpose?
That’s what the new Star Wars novel titled Poe Dameron: Free Fall, by Alex Segura (Archie, Silent City), is set to explore. IGN is excited to exclusively debut the first chapter of the book for you to read before its release on August 4. Check out our interview with Segura for some insight on the novel, then you can find the Chapter 1 excerpt at the end of this article.