The first and only guide to the
galaxy's most fascinating weapons. Each lightsaber is as
unique as the Jedi (or Sith) who wields it. Design
techniques, hilt length, power source: all of these
choices can add up to very different results, suited to
particular applications. From Obi-Wan's modification of
his Padawan lightsaber to Darth Maul's double-welded
model, this book examines each lightsaber in detail,
revealing the secrets of its construction.
The lightsaber is the weapon of the Jedi Knight, and it
has captured the imaginations of countless people since
Luke Skywalker first ignited a brilliant blade in Star
Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. Scholastic, Inc. will
explore the galaxy's most fascinating weapon in a new
64-page book suitable for Star Wars fans of all
What are the secrets hidden inside a lightsaber? How
does a Jedi build one? And what of the red-bladed
weapons favored by the wicked Sith Lords? This book
presents images, stats and stories of 25 of the most
notable lightsabers, and 10 of the most famous duels.
The book also includes key foldouts that make the action
and detail closer and bigger!