8th May 2018 |
As announced on
,Flight of the Falcon is a new series for young
readers beginning later this year from Lucasfilm Publishing:
TAKE A RIDE ON THE MILLENNIUM FALCON IN A NEW SERIES THAT
CONNECTS ALL STAR WARS ERAS FOR NEW ADVENTURES WITH LANDO,
HAN, HONDO AND MORE!
She may not look like much, but
the Millennium Falcon has got it where it counts. And this
fall, StarWars.com can exclusively announce that kids of all
ages will get the chance to climb aboard and make the jump to
hyperspace with a new series of stories, “Flight of the
Falcon,” from Lucasfilm Publishing.
Landing at a docking bay or bookseller near you in time
for Star Wars Reads in October, the series of books and comics
about the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy will help connect
different eras of Star Wars storytelling through the
adventures aboard the beloved ship. Each fiction title will
include a map to trace the literal flight path and help
readers understand the time and place where each story is set.
Bazine Netal, the spy seen on Takodana in The Force
Awakens, is on the hunt for the Falcon, and her intel leads
her across the galaxy to Batuu, a remote outpost on the
galaxy’s edge. In order to find the Falcon, Bazine must learn
all she can about the infamous YT-1300 freighter—the ship that
countless bounty hunters and Imperials have almost caught over
“These tales take us from a time just before
Solo: A Star Wars Story, when Lando and L3 had the Falcon,
through the original trilogy, and into the new trilogy, ending
on the incredible world of Batuu,” says Michael Siglain,
Creative Director, Lucasfilm Publishing.. The series will
launch with a book by New York Times bestselling author
Justina Ireland and the extraordinary illustrations of artist
Annie Wu with Star Wars: Lando’s Luck, a middle grade novel
aboard Lando’s pristine version of the ship.
other stories will be an installment from the new Star Wars:
Choose Your Destiny line of choose-your-own-adventure tales.
In A Luke and Leia Adventure, written by Cavan Scott with art
by Elsa Charretier, the twins must steal the Falcon for a top
secret mission. And in Star Wars: Pirate’s Price, written by
Lou Anders with art by Annie Wu, the ship will be back in the
hands of Han and Chewie, when the pair teams up with one of
the most nefarious (and fan-favorite) smugglers in the
The books are aimed at middle
grade readers, ages 8-12, but perfect for anyone who loves a
good Star Wars story.