The First Order and the New Republic are at peace, but a cold war rages in secret between them. General Leia Organa's Resistance works to fend off the First Order's malicious efforts on all fronts.
Organa has placed Poe Dameron in charge of Black Squadron, an elite team of X-wing pilots. The team has recently located Lor San Tekka, the explorer who may know the whereabouts of Leia's estranged brother, Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
However, ex-First Order agent Terex has kidnapped Lor San Tekka in an attempt to blackmail the First Order. Before disappearing from the Resistance's radar, he reveals the explorer's location to Black Squadron — floating free in open space with the First Order on the way to collect....