Star Wars Catalyst

Titre : Star Wars Catalyst
Auteur : James Luceno
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781473517615
Libération : 2016-11-17

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Lauded Star Wars author James Luceno returns to pen an intense tale of ambition and betrayal that sets the stage for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. War is tearing the galaxy apart. For years the Republic and the Separatists have battled across the stars, each building more and more deadly technology in an attempt to win the war. As a member of Chancellor Palpatine’s top secret Death Star project, Orson Krennic is determined to develop a superweapon before their enemies can. And an old friend of Krennic’s, the brilliant scientist Galen Erso, could be the key. Galen’s energy-focused research has captured the attention of both Krennic and his foes, making the scientist a crucial pawn in the galactic conflict. But after Krennic rescues Galen, his wife, Lyra, and their young daughter, Jyn, from Separatist kidnappers, the Erso family is deeply in Krennic’s debt. Krennic then offers Galen an extraordinary opportunity: to continue his scientific studies with every resource put utterly at his disposal. While Galen and Lyra believe that his energy research will be used purely in altruistic ways, Krennic has other plans that will finally make the Death Star a reality. Trapped in their benefactor’s tightening grasp, the Ersos must untangle Krennic’s web of deception to save themselves and the galaxy itself.

Rogue One A Star Wars Story

Titre : Rogue One A Star Wars Story
Auteur : Alexander Freed
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781473535794
Libération : 2016-12-16

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Go beyond the film with a novelization featuring new scenes and expanded material. As the shadows of the Empire loom ever larger across the galaxy, so do deeply troubling rumors. The Rebellion has learned of a sinister Imperial plot to bring entire worlds to their knees. Deep in Empire-dominated space, a machine of unimaginable destructive power is nearing completion. A weapon too terrifying to contemplate . . . and a threat that may be too great to overcome. If the worlds at the Empire’s mercy stand any chance, it lies with an unlikely band of allies: Jyn Erso, a resourceful young woman seeking vengeance; Cassian Andor, a war-weary rebel commander; Bodhi Rook, a defector from the Empire’s military; Chirrut Ïmwe, a blind holy man and his crack-shot companion, Baze Malbus; and K-2SO, a deadly Imperial droid turned against its former masters. In their hands rests the new hope that could turn the tide toward a crucial Rebellion victory—if only they can capture the plans to the Empire’s new weapon. But even as they race toward their dangerous goal, the specter of their ultimate enemy—a monstrous world unto itself—darkens the skies. Waiting to herald the Empire’s brutal reign with a burst of annihilation worthy of its dreaded name: Death Star.

Star Wars Catalyseur A Rogue one story

Titre : Star Wars Catalyseur A Rogue one story
Auteur : James LUCENO
Éditeur : 12-21
ISBN-13 : 9782823856507
Libération : 2017-04-27

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Le roman prequel au film prequel à l'épisode IV, le premier film Star Wars. AN -21 La guerre déchire la galaxie, provoquant une escalade d'inventions mortelles entre la République et les Séparatistes. Orson Krennic est chargé par le chancelier Palpatine d'un projet secret appelé " Étoile de la mort " : l'arme de destruction massive ultime. Et un vieil ami de Krennic, le brillant scientifique Galen Erso, pourrait lui être d'une aide décisive. Ses recherches sur l'énergie ont attiré l'attention de Krennic. Et il offre à Galen des ressources quasi-illimitées pour poursuivre ses travaux. Celui-ci croit que ses découvertes seront utilisées à des fins purement altruistes. Mais désormais, il se trouve pris au piège, avec toute sa famille, de la poigne de Krennic. Et l'Étoile de la mort pourrait devenir une terrible réalité...

The Art of Rogue One

Titre : The Art of Rogue One
Auteur : Josh Kushins
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1419722255
Libération : 2016-12-16

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This book is a visual chronicle of the Lucasfilm art department s creation of new worlds, unforgettable characters, and newly imagined droids, vehicles, and weapons for the first movie in the "Star Wars "Story""series "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." In the same format and style as Abrams "The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the book gives readers unprecedented access to hundreds of concept paintings, sketches, storyboards, matte paintings, and character, costume, and vehicle designs." The Art of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will stand as the definitive guide to the artwork and imagination behind the newest chapter in the" Star Wars" franchise and will delight "Star Wars" fans and cineastes for decades to come. Directed by Gareth Edwards ("Godzilla, Monsters"), with production design by Doug Chiang and Neil Lamont, Rogue One chronicles the adventures of a Rebel cell tasked with a desperate mission: to steal the plans for the Death Star before it can be used to enforce the Emperor s rule. The all-star cast includes Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, Ben Mendelsohn, Jiang Wen, and Donnie Yen."

Red Harvest

Titre : Red Harvest
Auteur : Joe Schreiber
Éditeur : Lucasbooks
ISBN-13 : 9780345518590
Libération : 2012

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In a zombie horror tale set in the Star Wars universe, the Sith academy apprentices react fearfully to new outbreaks of unexplained violence, the Dark Lord's withdrawal, and a Jedi Master's efforts to rescue a hostage.

The Drowned Detective

Titre : The Drowned Detective
Auteur : Neil Jordan
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN-13 : 9781632864475
Libération : 2016-05-10

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Jonathan is a private detective in a decaying eastern European city. He is drowning in his work, his failing marriage, and the corrupt landscape that surrounds him. One day, he is approached by an elderly couple to investigate the disappearance of their daughter, who has been missing for nearly two decades. Troubled by the faded photograph of a little girl the couple presses on him--she's the same age as his own daughter--he feels compelled to find her. Then one night, as he is contemplating his troubled marriage, he encounters a young woman crouched at the foot of a stone angel on the bridge spanning the river that divides the city, a woman who suddenly jumps into the icy water below. Plunging after her, Jonathan finds himself dragged into her ghostly world of confusion, coincidence, and intrigue, and the city he thought he knew becomes strange, mysterious, and threatening. Combining the language and imagery of film with those of an extremely gifted writer, Neil Jordan has created a haunting novel that intrigues, delights, and surprises with its precise language, sly humor, imaginative range, and narrative flair.

Star Wars Rogue One the Ultimate Visual Guide

Titre : Star Wars Rogue One the Ultimate Visual Guide
Auteur : Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0241232422
Libération : 2016-12-16

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"The essential, comprehensive guide to Rogue One- A Star Wars Story. Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guideis an exciting reference format that accompanies the eagerly anticipated, first-ever standalone Star Wars movie- Rogue One. This beautifully detailed Star Warsbook features in-depth character profiles, plus 6 newly commissioned and fully annotated cross-sections of vehicles and mapped-out locations. With clear and authoritative text, Star Wars Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guideis packed with essential information - and presented alongside stunning stills from the movie. & TM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD."

Star Wars Rebel Rising

Titre : Star Wars Rebel Rising
Auteur : Beth Revis
Éditeur : Disney Electronic Content
ISBN-13 : 9781484786857
Libération : 2017-05-02

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New York Times bestselling author Beth Revis brings to life the early adventures and heartbreaks of the heroine of the smash hit movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. When Jyn Erso was five years old, her mother was murdered and her father taken from her to serve the Empire. But despite the loss of her parents she is not completely alone—Saw Gerrera, a man willing to go to any extremes necessary in order to resist Imperial tyranny, takes her in as his own, and gives her not only a home but all the abilities and resources she needs to become a rebel herself. Jyn dedicates herself to the cause—and the man. But fighting alongside Saw and his people brings with it danger and the question of just how far Jyn is willing to go as one of Saw's soldiers. When she faces an unthinkable betrayal that shatters her world, Jyn will have to pull the pieces of herself back together and figure out what she truly believes in...and who she can really trust.

The Essential Novels Star Wars Legends 10 Book Bundle

Titre : The Essential Novels Star Wars Legends 10 Book Bundle
Auteur : James Luceno
Éditeur : Del Rey
ISBN-13 : 9780345542649
Libération : 2012-10-02

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The Star Wars novels have been expanding the universe of this popular epic for decades. Now ten thrilling, action-packed classics have been collected in one convenient eBook bundle, a perfect introduction to the vibrant and varied eras of Star Wars history, past and future. With a rich cast of characters that includes beloved favorites—Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia Organa—along with new villains and heroes, including the next generation of Jedi, these adventures will take fans for a breathtaking ride across time and space in the galaxy far, far away! The novels include: THE OLD REPUBLIC: DECEIVED by Paul S. Kemp REPUBLIC COMMANDO: HARD CONTACT by Karen Traviss DARK LORD: THE RISE OF DARTH VADER by James Luceno DEATH TROOPERS by Joe Schreiber LUKE SKYWALKER AND THE SHADOWS OF MINDOR by Matthew Stover X-WING: ROGUE SQUADRON by Michael A. Stackpole HEIR TO THE EMPIRE by Timothy Zahn NEW JEDI ORDER: VECTOR PRIME by R. A. Salvatore LEGACY OF THE FORCE: BETRAYAL by Aaron Allston CROSSCURRENT by Paul S. Kemp

Star Wars Guardians of the Whills

Titre : Star Wars Guardians of the Whills
Auteur : Greg Rucka
Éditeur : Disney Electronic Content
ISBN-13 : 9781484786840
Libération : 2017-05-02

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An exciting adventure about two of the brave heroes from the smash hit movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! On the desert world of Jedha, in the Holy City, friends Baze and Chirrut used to be Guardians of the Whills, who looked after the Kyber Temple and the devoted pilgrims who worshipped there. Then the Empire came and took over the planet. The temple was destroyed and the people scattered. Now Baze and Chirrut do what they can to resist the Empire and protect the people of Jedha, but it never seems to be enough. Then a man named Saw Gerrera arrives, with a militia of his own and grand plans to take down the Empire. It seems like the perfect way for Baze and Chirrut to make a real difference and help the people of Jedha live better lives. But will it come at too great a cost?