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The High Republic: Path of Vengeance

Written by Cavan Scott


Star Wars: The High Republic: Path of Vengeance is a canon young adult original novel, set in the high republic era, written by Cavan Scott. It was published on May 02, 2023, by Disney Lucasfilm Press as part of The High Republic.



  • TypeOriginal novel
  • AudienceYoung adult
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date05/02/2023

Publisher's Summary

This enthralling follow up to Path of Deceit finds cousins Marda and Yana Ro bound by blood but driven apart by faith.

Marda and Yana belong to the Path of the Open Hand, a group led by a charismatic woman called the Mother, which believes the Force must not be used by anyone. While Marda joins a perilous expedition to Planet X in search of more mysterious creatures to use against the Jedi, Yana finds herself forming an unexpected alliance with the father of her dead lover in attempt to wrest the Path from the Mother’s control. These two young women will face a crossroads, forced to choose not only their own fates, but that of the galaxy itself.

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Opening Crawl


There is conflict in the galaxy. Chaos on the Pilgrim Moon of Jedha has resulted in a devastating battle. In the aftermath, the Jedi have learned of the involvement of the seemingly benevolent group THE PATH OF THE OPEN HAND in violent interplanetary conspiracies.

With communications down, the leader of the Path, THE MOTHER, races back to the planet Dalna to make her ultimate escape.

Little do the Jedi know, the Mother is about to unleash mysterious nameless creatures with the power to destroy the Order once and for all….