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Here is the opening crawl for ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’

‘Star Wars: The High Republic’ will be a series of novels and comics related to one story.

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“The High Republic” is a multiplatform “Star Wars” project.

“The High Republic” is a multi-platform “Star Wars” project that will tell the story of the New Republic about 200 years before the prequel trilogy, focusing on the Jedi Knights during their prime.


We now know the opening crawl for “Star Wars: The High Republic” — the upcoming “Star Wars” project that takes us 200 years into the past.

What’s going on?

The new “Star Wars: The High Republic” project — a series of novels, graphic novels and comic books centered on one storyline — will be released this winter.

  • “The High Republic” will take place 200 years before the prequel trilogy.
  • The story will show Jedi Knights at their prime, who have to battle foes called the Nihil.

The opening crawl ...

StarWars.com released the project’s opening crawl, which you can read below.

The galaxy is at peace, ruled by the glorious REPUBLIC and protected by the noble and wise JEDI KNIGHTS.

As a symbol of all that is good, the Republic is about to launch the STARLIGHT BEACON into the far reaches of the Outer Rim. This new space station will serve as a ray of hope for all to see.

But just as a magnificent renaissance spreads throughout the Republic, so does a frightening new adversary. Now the guardians of peace and justice must face a threat to themselves, the galaxy, and the Force itself ...

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