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The Ashes of Jedha #5

Published January 17th, 2018

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The Ashes of Jedha #5 is the forty-second issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was published on January 17, 2018 by Marvel Comics.

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  • TypeComic book
  • FormatIssue
  • AudienceAdult
  • SeriesStar Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date01/17/2018
  • Episode Number#42
  • Story ArcsThe Ashes of Jedha

Publisher's Summary

The Leviathan is heading for the remains of Jedha, prepared to pick the carcass of the once-holy planet clean. But with Luke Skywalker torn between his allegiance to the Rebellion and pursuing the path of a Jedi, who will lead the charge against the Empire?

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Opening Crawl

Part V
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, as well as smuggler Han Solo, have joined forces with Partisans Benthic and ex-rebel fighter Ubin. Together, they have taken up the task of destroying the Empire’s orbital drill threatening to endanger the lives and homes of the struggling civilians.

Meanwhile Chewbacca has just returned from his secret mission for the Rebellion. The information he has found will be of great assistance, but it may have come with a great cost….