Legacy of the Force
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The Legacy of the Force is a series of nine science fiction novels set in the Star Wars expanded universe, taking place approximately 40 years after the events of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (in Star Wars chronology, from 40 ABY to 41 ABY). The series was written by Troy Denning, Aaron Allston and Karen Traviss in an alternating cycle.
The series contains a mix of hardcover and paperback releases. The plan was to allow each author to write one hardcover novel and two paperbacks, with the first, middle (fifth), and final (ninth) novels being the hardcover releases, and the other novels being in paperback. An abridged audiobook version of each story was released concurrently with each book.
The Corellian system, unhappy with the leadership of the Galactic Alliance, secedes. While the GA attempts to bring Corellia back into the fold, other systems follow Corellia's lead. Meanwhile, Jedi Knight Jacen Solo believes he has the potential to defeat the threat and unify the galaxy. His methods draw the ire of his uncle Luke Skywalker and the Jedi Council, leading to a rift in the Jedi Order. Over the course of the nine books, the GA, the Jedi, Jacen, Corellia, the Imperial Remnant, and several other factions all vie for power, leading to a confrontation that will dramatically reshape the future of the galaxy.
Entries (40-41 ABY)
- Betrayal by Aaron Allston (Hardcover - released on May 30, 2006; reached #10 on the New York Times Best Seller List on June 18, 2006.)
- Bloodlines by Karen Traviss (Released on August 29, 2006)
- Tempest by Troy Denning (Released on November 28, 2006)
- Exile by Aaron Allston (Released on February 27, 2007; reached #8 on the New York Times Best Seller List on March 18, 2007.)
- Sacrifice by Karen Traviss (Hardcover - released on May 29, 2007)
- Inferno by Troy Denning (Released on August 28, 2007; reached #7 on the New York Times Best Seller List on September 16, 2007.)
- Fury by Aaron Allston (Released on November 27, 2007; reached #3 on the New York Times Best Seller List on December 16, 2007.)
- Revelation by Karen Traviss (Released on February 26, 2008)
- Invincible by Troy Denning (Hardcover - released on May 13, 2008; reached #5 on the New York times Best Seller List on June 1, 2008.)
- Bane Cover and Legacy Update at starwars.com, last accessed June 5, 2007. Archived February 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Best Sellers: June 18, 2006". The New York Times. June 18, 2006. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
- "Paperback Best Sellers: March 18, 2007". The New York Times. March 18, 2007. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
- "Paperback Best Sellers: September 16, 2007". The New York Times. September 16, 2007. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
- "Paperback Best Sellers: Fiction: Mass-Market: December 16, 2007". The New York Times. December 16, 2007. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
- "Best Sellers: Fiction: Sunday, June 1, 2008". The New York Times. June 1, 2008. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
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