Lucasfilm has introduced its newest Star Wars novel, From a Sure Level of View: The Empire Strikes Again. The anthology guide will check out the center entry within the unique trilogy which, for a lot of, stays the one best film within the historical past of the franchise. However borrowing from the well-known line uttered by Obi-Wan Kenobi in Return of the Jedi, this may not be telling the story in the best way we all know it. This may, as an alternative, shed new mild on the occasions with all-new tales.
This second From a Sure Level of View anthology is bringing in 40 authors to retell the occasions of The Empire Strikes Again with 40 completely different tales. However it will not be by the eyes of characters like Han, Luke or Leia. As an alternative, will probably be advised by the eyes of background characters, together with heroes, villains, droids and creatures. Lucasfilm has launched the duvet for the guide as effectively, which options Yoda sitting close to the sting of his swamp on Dagobah.
That is set to turn into the second entry in an anthology sequence of books using the identical normal premise. The primary From a Sure Level of View guide hit cabinets in 2017 and took on the unique Star Wars in honor of its 40th anniversary. Equally, it recounted the occasions that result in the Revolt taking down the Loss of life Star, however in actually distinctive methods. There may be even a narrative that dives deep on Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, aka the band from the cantina, that reads like a VH1 Behind the Music particular. So the door is broad open by way of what to anticipate from the follow-up. Lucasfilm is utilizing this new guide as a part of its year-long celebration of Episode V to honor its 40th anniversary, because the film initially hit theaters in Might 1980.
All collaborating authors opted to forgo any monetary compensation for his or her contributions to the guide. As an alternative, their charges shall be donated to First Ebook, a nonprofit group that gives new books, studying supplies, and different necessities to educators and organizations serving kids in want. Penguin Random Home, the writer of the upcoming guide, will even donate $100,000 to First Ebook, and Disney/Lucasfilm will donate 100,000 kids’s books, valued at $1,000,000, to help First Ebook and their mission of offering equal entry to high quality training.
Followers are inspired to comply with together with the hashtag #FromaCertainPOVStrikesBack over the weekend as a number of of the authors shall be teased on social media. The total record of authors who contributed tales to the guide is ready to be revealed on Monday, June 16. From a Sure Level of View: The Empire Strikes Again is ready to hit cabinets on November 10. You’ll want to take a look at the newly-revealed cowl artwork for your self. This information involves us by way of StarWars.com.