New Details Revealed About Phase III of “Star Wars: The High Republic” at Star Wars Celebration Europe

Phase III of Star Wars: The High Republic begins this fall, and details on what’s to come were revealed this morning at Star Wars Celebration Europe.

What’s Happening:

  • Star Wars: The High Republic takes us back to the prime of the Jedi Order – centuries prior to the events of The Phantom Menace, during a previously unseen era. A multi-platform publishing initiative with books and comics for all ages, the story introduces new heroes to cheer on, new worlds to explore, and new threats to face.
  • New details on the third and final phase of the multimedia project were revealed this morning.
  • Phase III of Star Wars: The High Republic takes place one year after Phase I and the fall of Starlight Beacon.
  • Author George Mann will be writing the first novel in Phase III, entitled The Eye of Darkness. Then, Daniel José Older and Alyssa Wong are co-writing the middle-grade novel Escape from Valo, while Tessa Gratton and Justina Ireland will pen the young-adult title Defy the Storm.
  • Cavan Scott and Daniel José Older will continue their High Republic and THR Adventures comic books for Marvel and Dark Horse Comics, both releasing in December 2023.
  • These stories make up Trials of the Jedi: Wave 1, and you can see the timeline for that section of The High Republic below.

  • Phase III will conclude with the adult novel Trials of the Jedi, written by Charles Soule.
  • Similarly, Claudia Gray will round out the young-adult novels of Phase III with Into the Light and Justina Ireland will write the final middle-grade book, A Valiant Vow.
  • Here are the release dates announced so far for the various novels and comics:
    • The Eye of Darkness by George Mann – November 14th, 2023
    • Escape from Valo by Daniel José Older and Alyssa Wong – January 30th, 2024
    • Defy the Storm by Tessa Gratton and Justina Ireland – March 12th, 2024
    • The High Republic Phase III Comics by Cavan Scott – December 2023
    • The High Republic Adventures by Daniel José Older – December 2023
    • Temptation of the Force by Tessa Gratton – Summer 2024
    • Trials of the Jedi by Charles Soule – Spring 2025
    • Tears of the Nameless by George Mann – Fall 2024
    • Into the Light by Claudia Gray – Spring 2025
    • Beware the Nameless by Zoraida Córdova – Summer 2024
    • A Valiant Vow by Justina Ireland – Spring 2025
  • The Trials begin this fall!
  • To see all the exciting announcements from Star Wars Celebration and more, check out our event tag.
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Luke Manning
Luke is a fan of all things theme parks and self-proclaimed #1 fan of Joffrey’s Coffee, who lives in Kissimmee, FL