Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View
Trade Paperback – Del Rey – Nov 2020 – 477 pages
On May 25, 1977, the world was introduced to Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Darth Vader, and a galaxy full of possibilities. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, more than forty contributors lend their vision to this retelling of Star Wars. Each of the forty short stories reimagines a moment from the original film, but through the eyes of a supporting character. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors, trendsetting artists, and treasured voices from the literary history of Star Wars:
– Gary Whitta bridges the gap from Rogue One to A New Hope through the eyes of Captain Antilles.
– Aunt Beru finds her voice in an intimate character study by Meg Cabot.
– Nnedi Okorofor brings dignity and depth to a most unlikely character: the monster in the trash compactor.
– Pablo Hidalgo provides a chilling glimpse inside the mind of Grand Moff Tarkin.
– Pierce Brown chronicles Biggs Darklighter’s final flight during the Rebellion’s harrowing attack on the Death Star.
– Wil Wheaton spins a poignant tale of the rebels left behind on Yavin.
Plus thirty-four more hilarious, heartbreaking, and astonishing tales.
All participating authors have generously forgone any compensation for their stories. Instead, their proceeds will be donated to First Book, a leading nonprofit that provides new books, learning materials, and other essentials to educators and organizations serving children in need.