Star Wars Hidden Empire 002 Cover

Hidden Empire #2

Published December 7th, 2022


Hidden Empire #2 is the second issue of the canon comic book series Hidden Empire. It was published on December 07, 2022 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesHidden Empire
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date12/07/2022
  • Episode Number#2

Publisher's Summary

The plans of LADY QI’RA to use an ancient Dark Side weapon known as the FERMATA CAGE to destroy the Sith are falling apart, and she has lost many of her primary resources and allies, with DARTH VADER drawing ever nearer.
Can she salvage victory from certain defeat?

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Opening Crawl


Dreaming of a freer galaxy, LADY QI’RA and her organization, CRIMSON DAWN, have waged a secret war against the Empire. Qi’ra activated operatives across the galaxy to cause havoc and distract the Emperor while she sought a power capable of deposing the Sith Lord.

Qi’ra learned the means of prevalling against the Sith from her predecessor, Maul. His teachings led her to the FERMATA CAGE, an artifact that sealed away an ancient Sith Lord suspended in time. Qi’ra tasked the Archivist with freeing this Sith to serve as a weapon against the Emperor.

Qi’ra’s smoke screen bought her time, but she has earned the Emperor’s undivided attention–and wrath. Seeking to eradicate Crimson Dawn, the Emperor ordered the destruction of her flagship, the ”Vermillion”.

Qi’ra escaped aboard Chanath Cha’s ship yet urgently needs the Archivist to complete her work. The disturbance in the Force caused by the artifact serves as a beacon to Qi’ra’s enemies, and Crimson Dawn cannot hide forever….