Star wars legends the thrawn trilogy by timothy zahn. New york times bestseller grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the empire in this epic star wars novel from bestselling author timothy zahn. Timothy zahn is the author of more than forty novels, nearly ninety short stories and novellas, and four shortfiction collections. It heeds back to the old days of zahns successor to the empire trilogy and also various other publications where thrawn was a major player. The thrawn trilogy consists of three star wars legends novels by author. Such was the promise grand admiral thrawn made to emperor palpatine at their first meeting. The thrawn trilogy consists of three star wars legends novels by author timothy zahn. Its been two years since chiss military mastermind grand admiral thrawn returned to star wars canon after being wiped away from continuity by disney. When theyre sent to the planet batuu on the same mission, they must find a way to work together. Throughout all star wars stories, youd be hardpressed to find two villains held in higher regard than darth vader and grand admiral thrawn. Nov 22, 2017 the star wars show revealed today the cover of timothy zahns thrawn. It can be categorized in the genre of science fiction. Grand admiral thrawn star wars, star wars rebels 2014, thrawn.
Heir to the empire could refer to thrawn, cbaoth, or the new republic. As usual, the legendary star wars authors ability to create an intricate mystery is impressive. They take place in 9 aby, about five years after star wars. In the star wars legends continuity, he is the main. Thrawn first appeared in the 1991 timothy zahn novel heir to the empire, the. Thrawn also known simply as thrawn is a star wars novel by timothy zahn, published on april 11, 2017 by del rey books. Listendownload star wars thrawn audiobook by timothy. Jul 23, 2019 those threads separated from the main story are both strengths and weaknesses. Jun 26, 2018 its been two years since chiss military mastermind grand admiral thrawn returned to star wars canon after being wiped away from continuity by disney. Treason star wars new york times bestseller grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the empire in this epic star wars novel from bestselling author timothy zahn. The series currently comprises three volumes, thrawn 2017, thrawn. This article is about the thrawn book series in star wars canon. The novel was released on april 11, 2017, and a sequel was released in 2018. Grand admiral thrawn star wars legends dossier youtube.
The book is the sequel to his 2016 novel thrawn, a longuntold origin story for his fanfavorite character, grand admiral thrawn. Do the thrawn books relate to the end of star wars rebels. Mar 15, 2018 the new republic was convinced the remnants of the empire were not a serious threat, until one man launched a brilliant campaign that changed the galaxy forever and enshrined the name of thrawn. Mithrawnurodo, commonly known as thrawn, is a grand admiral in the imperial fleet and a master strategist par excellence.
My favorite star wars books back in high school were timothy zahns thrawn trilogy serving as my episodes vii, viii and ix at the time, along with two followup books. Thrawn is a fascinating villain, but theres something cooler than thrawn out there. In the new star wars canon, thrawn learned about the emperor. The novel star wars thrawn audiobook was written by timothy zahn. Apr 11, 2017 thrawn star wars ebook written by timothy zahn. But thousands of lightyears away, the last of the emperors warlords, grand admiral thrawn, has taken command of the shattered imperial fleet, readied it for war, and pointed it at the fragile heart of the new republic.
The novel describes the origin of grand admiral thrawn, a fictional character originating from the star wars franchise. They basically explain everything thrawn was doing when he wasnt on rebels. The novel is about the character thrawn, who was canonically reintroduced in the third season of star wars rebels. As the star of the the thrawn trilogy published in the early 90s, the character was part of a resurgence for the expanded.
The thrawn trilogy, which takes place five inuniverse years after return of the jedi, is largely credited with reviving the star wars franchise in the early 90s. If i were to serve the empire, you would command my allegiance. Zahn was the creator of the original character in the authors thrawn trilogy. Linda is a physician who loves writing, yoga, horses, star wars, and style. Praise for thrawn the origin story of one of the greatest star wars villains. Mar 05, 2018 and no matter what happens to thrawn in the last few episodes of star wars rebels, there will be even more thrawn exploits revealed in zahns upcoming novel thrawn. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read thrawn star wars.
Listendownload star wars thrawn audiobook by timothy zahn. It chronicles the origins of grand admiral thrawn, a popular character originating from the star wars legends line of works, which were declared noncanon to the franchise after lucasfilm redefined star wars continuity in april 2014. The grand admiral is the series existing major antagonist and an awesome one at that. An alien imperial officer with striking blue skin, red eyes, and an angular face, thrawn was well known as a brilliant and ruthless strategist. Darth vader joins the grand admiral on the cover of thrawn. Next week, timothy zahns thrawn, a book about the rise to power of everyones favorite grand admiral, will be released. For younger readers looking to get into the heads of their favorite star wars rebels characters, there are a few options for you to dive into. Grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of want to read. Discover thrawn s origins within the chiss ascendancy in the first book in an epic new star wars trilogy from bestselling author timothy zahn. Grand admiral thrawn, has taken command of the remnants of the imperial fleet and. The first canon thrawn book takes place before rebels but the second and third take place during rebels. But as a fan of star wars eu novels, i thought this would be a good read given what little we know about grand admiral thrawn. Its a striking image featuring both darth vader and grand admiral thrawn, the empires deadliest enforcer and perhaps its most gifted strategist.
Thrawn also known simply as thrawn is a star wars novel by timothy. Star wars discover thrawn s origins within the chiss ascendancy in the first book in an epic new star wars trilogy from bestselling author timothy zahn. There are also three unabridged audiobook versions, read by chuck. Grand admiral thrawn occupies an important place in star wars history. The novel was published on april 11, 2017, by del rey books publishers. Admiral thrawn is also one of the most captivating characters in the star wars. Zahn is best known for his star wars novels thrawn, thrawn. Alliances the highlyanticipated followup to last years bestselling thrawn novel.
Timothy zahn changed star wars forever when he released heir to the empire in 1991, and it continues to have a profound impact on the fandom to this day. Chaos rising discover thrawns origins within the chiss ascendancy in the first book in an epic new star wars trilogy from bestselling author timothy zahn. Ive never anticipated a star wars book more, and now seems like the. Introduced in the 1991 timothy zahn novel heir to the empire, he is an imperial military commander who has taken control of the galactic empires remaining forces five years after the events of the 1983 film return of the jedi. The other thing the excerpt reveals is that zahn is keeping thrawns original backstory intact. Jul 23, 2019 grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the empire in this epic star wars novel from bestselling author timothy zahn. He believed that in order to achieve victory in war, one must know. Over the course of many books in the old star wars expanded universe, zahn established that the. Though they operate entirely differently, both are incredibly effective tools of the emperor.
May 21, 2018 grand admiral thrawn debuted in a series of novels in the 90s from author timothy zahn which now fall under the star wars legends mythology, yet was revived in star wars rebels and another novel. The thrawn trilogy, of which this is the final book, set the standard for noncanon star wars books and is still among the best in that group. Grand admiral thrawn, born mitthrawnuruodo and also known as thrawn of the house of nuruodo of the mitth family, is a major antagonist in the epic space opera franchise star wars. Grand admiral thrawn became a popular villain in the expanded universe, with.
Grand admiral thrawn, born mitthrawnuruodo, is a fictional character in the star wars franchise. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Grand admiral thrawn debuted in a series of novels in the 90s from author timothy zahn which now fall under the star wars legends mythology, yet was revived in star wars. Beyond the edge of the galaxy lies the unknown regions. Alliances its a science fiction beach read in the best way, brisk and amusing, with some cool additions to the star wars galaxy. Mitthrawnuruodo, better known by his core name thrawn, was a chiss male officer of the chiss ascendancy and grand admiral of the imperial navy during the reign of the galactic empire. It focuses on the character thrawn as he rises to power in the galactic empire. Grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the empire in this epic star wars novel from bestselling author timothy zahn. Vanto, known under his time with the chiss ascendancy as elivanto and ivant, was a human male who initially served as an ensign and later a commander in the imperial navy during the era of the galactic empire.
The character is also featured in a new thrawn book trilogy by zahn, consisting of star wars. The embattled republic reels from the attacks of grand admiral thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the imperial forces and driven the rebels back with. Thrawn, timothy zahn chronicles the fateful events that launched the blueskinned, redeyed master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of powerand infamy. Thrawn 2018 1 9782911560 and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Heir to the empire, dark force rising, and the last command. Timothy zahns last non thrawn star wars book is one of his best.
Narration for the abridged audio versions was performed by anthony daniels. Were getting a new thrawn and the chiss ascendancy trilogy. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Shes a contributor at and has been a panelist at star wars celebration and geekgirlcon. Jul 25, 2019 grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the empire in this epic star wars novel from bestselling author timothy zahn. Grand admiral thrawn, born mitthrawnuruodo, is a fictional character in the star wars. Thrawn is a canon adultfiction novel series written by timothy zahn. Star wars books about grand admiral thrawn youtini reading.
A standalone story about han solo, lando calrissian, and the titular group of scoundrels, this novel is oceans eleven in star. Thrawn faces off against classic star wars characters luke skywalker. Ask any star wars reader what book to start with, and nine times out of 10, youll get the same answer. Thrawn star wars by timothy zahn, paperback barnes. Based upon the synopsis, thrawn leads right into season three of star wars rebels.1421 1382 793 1121 374 200 1316 281 1387 1353 1195 254 330 1487 1258 1120 720 109 1268 755 166 1394 618 343 781 1490 979 1199 241 141 1334 1614 1325 571 1295 1076 472 743 546 688 387