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Moving Target

Written by Cecil Castellucci and Jason Fry


Star Wars: Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure is a canon junior original novel, set in the classic era, written by Cecil Castellucci, and Jason Fry. It was published on September 04, 2015, by Disney Lucasfilm Press as part of Journey to the Force Awakens.



  • TypeOriginal novel
  • AudienceJunior
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date09/04/2015

Publisher's Summary

Princess Leia returns in an all-new adventure!

In this story, set between Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Princess Leia must lead a ragtag group of rebels on a treacherous decoy mission against the evil Galactic Empire.

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Opening Crawl


Reeling from their disastrous defeat on Hoth, the heroic freedom fighters of the REBEL ALLIANCE have scattered throughout space, pursued by the agents of the sinister GALACTIC EMPIRE.

One rebel task force protects PRINCESS LEIA, bearing her in secrecy from star to star. As the last survivor of Alderaan’s House of Organa, Leia is a symbol of freedom, hunted by the Empire she has opposed for so long.

The struggle against Imperial tyranny has claimed many rebel lives. As the Empire closes in, Leia resolves to make a sacrifice of her own, lest the cause of freedom be extinguished from the galaxy…