Thrawn: Treason Novel To Be Released July 23, 2019

Revealed during yesterday’s episode of The Star Wars Show, the Penguin Random House website is currently listing a release date of July 23, 2019 for author Timothy Zahn’s new Star Wars: Thrawn: Treason novel. The title will be available in a 320-page hardcover as well as an Ebook and Audiobook.

Pre-orders for Thrawn: Treason will be opening up sometime next week, so stay tuned for that information right here on Jedi News once it becomes available.

Grand Admiral Thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the Empire in this epic Star Wars novel from bestselling author Timothy Zahn.

“If I were to serve the Empire, you would command my allegiance.”

Such was the promise Grand Admiral Thrawn made to Emperor Palpatine at their first meeting. Since then, Thrawn has been one of the Empire’s most effective instruments, pursuing its enemies to the very edges of the known galaxy. But as keen a weapon as Thrawn has become, the Emperor dreams of something far more destructive.

Now, as Thrawn’s TIE defender program is halted in favor of Director Krennic’s secret Death Star project, he realizes that the balance of power in the Empire is measured by more than just military acumen or tactical efficiency. Even the greatest intellect can hardly compete with the power to annihilate entire planets.

As Thrawn works to secure his place in the Imperial hierarchy, his former protégé Eli Vanto returns with a dire warning about Thrawn’s homeworld. Thrawn’s mastery of strategy must guide him through an impossible choice: duty to the Chiss Ascendancy, or fealty to the Empire he has sworn to serve. Even if the right choice means committing treason.

SOURCEPenguin Random House
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