The Ties That Bind (Star Wars)

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The Ties that Bind
Author Jude Watson
Cover artist Cliff Nielsen
Country United States
Language English
Series Jedi Apprentice
Canon C
Subject Star Wars
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Scholastic
Publication date
August 1, 2001
Media type Paperback
Pages 136
ISBN 0-439-13933-3
Preceded by Jedi Apprentice Deceptions
Followed by The Death of Hope

The Ties That Bind by Jude Watson is the fourteenth in a series of young reader novels called Jedi Apprentice. The series explores the adventures of Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi prior to Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.


Qui-Gon Jinn and his ally Tahl must go to New Apsolon to investigate a murder that can destroy the peace between the planet's upper and lower classes. Although he feels left out, Qui-Gon's apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, also joins the group. The Jedi investigate, although they receive few leads. During the mission, Qui-Gon and Tahl pledge their love for each other.

However, Tahl is soon captured by the rogue faction that Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan were searching for. It is also learned that one of the heirs to the planet is in league with this faction. However, Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan are quickly focused on rescuing Tahl before she is killed.

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