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The High Republic #9

Published September 1st, 2021

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The High Republic #9 is the ninth issue of the canon comic book series The High Republic, set in the high republic era. It was published on September 01, 2021 by Marvel Comics.

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A NEW STORY BEGINS THIS ISSUE – THE SHADOW OF THE NIHIL!

Following the terrible events of The Rising Storm, the villainous NIHIL are in retreat, hunted by THE JEDI.
WAYSEEKER KNIGHT ORLA JARENI is attacked by a lone Nihil Stormship in deep space, a Stormship commanded by one of the Jedi’s own.
Which of STARLIGHT BEACON’S number have joined the Nihil Horde? And how far will they turn from the Light?

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THE HIGH REPUBLIC
THE SHADOW OF THE NIHIL
CHAPTER I: Jedi No More

The Nihil have struck! The Republic Fair on Valo, intended to be a celebration of unity and progress, has been razed to the ground. Thousands are dead.

While the attack was underway, Marshal Avar Kriss was leading the charge against the insidious Drengir on Mulita, but the Drengir blight was a feint to keep the Jedi of Starlight Beacon from rushing to Valo’s aid.

Now, months later, the Jedi have been charged with chasing down the Nihil wherever they run. The response is being masterminded by Jedi Council Member Stellan Gios, but passions are running high, even among the Order’s finest. The Nihil are on the run, but they are not yet defeated….