As a reader of Star Wars books, it can be a little confusing between “Canon” and “Legends.” Especially if there are books with similar titles. So I thought I’d put together a handy guide to help distinguish between some similarities I noticed in the SW book universe:
Bloodline (C), by Claudia Gray
Not to be confused with Bloodlines (L), by Karen Traviss
Heir to the Jedi (C), by Kevin Hearn
Not to be confused with Heir to the Empire (L), by Timothy Zahn
The Last Jedi novelization (C), by Jason Fry
Not to be confused with The Last Jedi (L), by Michael Reeves and Maya Kaathrine Bonhoff
The Cestus Deception (L), Stephen Barnes
Not to be confused with Cloak of Deception (L), by James Luceno. This is especially tricky, as they’re both Legends, and both prequel-era books.
A New Dawn (C) by John Jackson Miller
Not to be confused with Rebel Dawn (L), by A.C. Crispin
This isn’t a book, but the recent Bad Batch premiere called “Aftermath” (C)
–not to be confused with the Aftermath trilogy (C) I’ve been reading by Chuck Wendig. The former deals with the aftermath of Order 66, while the latter deals with the aftermath of the Battle of Endor. Just thought I’d clear that up, lol.
I’m sure there’s many more, especially titles with the words “Force,” “Jedi,” and “Empire” in them. It can’t be helped, sometimes.
Are there any you can think of that aren’t on my list? Let me know in the comments, and we’ll talk about it!
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