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The Weapon of a Jedi

Written by Jason Fry

  • Book
  • • Classic Era

About the Book

The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure is a junior canon novel set in the classic era written by Jason Fry. It was published on September 04, 2015, by Disney Lucasfilm Press as part of .


  • Type Novel
  • Genre Junior
  • Available format(s)
    • Hardcover
  • Status Released
  • Release Date 09/04/2015
  • Number of pages 184 page(s)

Publisher's Summary

In this story, set between Star Wars: A New Hope and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Luke finds himself drawn to a mysterious planet, where he must use the Force to save a young girl—and survive in a dangerous duel against a strange new villain.

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Opening Crawl


The REBEL ALLIANCE has destroyed the Empire’s dreaded DEATH STAR, but the galaxy remains convulsed by civil war, and the Imperial starfleet is hunting the rebels throughout the

LUKE SKYWALKER, the pilot who destroyed the Death Star, is now hailed as a hero. But Luke seeks only to support the freedom fighters, serving the Rebellion behind the controls of
his X-wing fighter.

Even as he flies alongside the pilots of Red Squadron, Luke feels stirings in the mystical energy field known as the Force. And this farm boy turned fighter pilot begins to suspect that his destiny lies along a different path…