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The High Republic: The Edge of Balance vol. 1

Published September 7th, 2021


The High Republic: The Edge of Balance vol. 1 is the first issue of the canon manga series The High Republic: The Edge of Balance, set in the high republic era. It was published on September 07, 2021 by Viz Media as part of The High Republic.



Publisher's Summary

In the aftermath of the Great Hyperspace Disaster, young Jedi Knight Lily Tora-Asi is assigned to help displaced civilians relocate to Banchii, a planet in the Inugg system far in the Outer Rim. While balancing the arrival of incoming settlers and teaching the Padawans on their Temple outpost, Lily must also confront an attack by the insidious Drengir and, after the events of the Republic Fair, deal with the growing threat of the Nihil. But the dangers to Lily and her Padawans are much closer than she thinks….

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Opening Crawl


The galaxy celebrates. With the dark days of the hyperspace disaster behind them, Chancellor Lina Soh pushes ahead with the latest of her GREAT WORKS. The Republic Fair will be her finest hour, a celebration of peace, unity, and hope on the frontier world of Valo.

But an insatiable horror appears on the horizon. One by one, planets fall as the carnivorous DRENGIR consume all life in their path. As Jedi Master AVAR KRISS leads the battle against this terror, Nihil forces gather in secret for the next stage of MARCHION RO’s diabolical plan.

Only the noble JEDI KNIGHTS stand in Ro’s way, but even the protectors of light and life are not prepared for the terrible darkness that lies ahead….