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The Ashes of Jedha #3

Published December 13th, 2017

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The Ashes of Jedha #3 is the fortieth issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was published on December 13, 2017 by Marvel Comics.

Overview

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  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date12/13/2017
  • Episode Number#40
  • Story ArcsThe Ashes of Jedha

Publisher's Summary

As Queen Trios’ forces move in to strip what’s left of Jedha, the Rebellion and the remaining Partisans struggle to save the planet for its survivors! The echoes of Rogue One continue to be heard through the Rebellion!

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Opening Crawl

Part III
THE ASHES OF JEDHA

It is period of high tension in the galaxy. The Galactic Empire has sent Queen Trios of Shu-Torun to Jedha in an attempt to collect the remaining weapon-powering kyber crystals that survived the Death Star’s attack.

Meanwhile, Rebel leaders Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker, joined by smuggler Han Solo, have met with the surviving members of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans. The group is led by the Tognath named Benthic, to whom the rebels offer supplies to help the natives cause.

But when General Kanchar of the Empire drops an orbital drill onto the planet, destroying more homes of the struggling civilian survivors, the heroes of the Rebellion decide it’s time to bring the fight to the Imperials….