Star Wars Hidden Empire 005 Cover

Hidden Empire #5

Published April 5th, 2023


Hidden Empire #5 is the fifth issue of the canon comic book series Hidden Empire. It was published on April 05, 2023 by Marvel Comics.



  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesHidden Empire
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date04/05/2023
  • Episode Number#5

Publisher's Summary


The epic conclusion to the trilogy begun with WAR OF THE BOUNTY HUNTERS and CRIMSON REIGN!
At last, Qi’ra will reveal herself to the Sith.
At last, she will have her revenge.

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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 acquired a means of prevailing against the Sith in the FERMATA CAGE, an artifact that supposedly suspended an ancient Sith Lord in time. Qi’ra tasked the Archivist with unleashing this Sith against the Emperor and activated her operatives across the galaxy to serve as a smoke screen. The Emperor retaliated against Crimson Dawn, forcing Qi’ra to her stronghold Dawnfall, where a Crimson Dawn fleet prepares to strike against the Empire.

Sensing a disturbance in the Force, Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader have made their way to the Amaxine Station to see the Fermata Cage for themselves and are greeted by an onslaught of Crimson Dawn soldiers….