Alternative Star Wars Saga
Shadows of Utapau

Edward Oliver[1]

Publication information
Release date

To be announced


Fan fiction[1]


Rise of the Empire era[1]


22 BBY[1]


Trials of War

Preceded by

Star Wars: Episode I -
The Chosen One

Followed by

Angels With Silver Wings

Shadows of Utapau is an upcoming Alternative Star Wars Saga novel written by Edward Oliver. The first novel of the Trials of War series, the book continues the story of the Clone Wars that started in Star Wars: Episode I - The Chosen One.

Plot summary[]

As a fleet of the Republic Navy, under the command of Jedi Generals Rana Quemin and Obi-Wan Kenobi, goes in search of a missing Jedi Knight on the remote world of Tholatin, their apprentices find themselves plunged into the heat of war. Tracking their quarry, they encounter the deadly detachments of the Mandalorian legions, some much more dangerous than they realize. Meanwhile, Jedi Councilor Mace Windy and his apprentice follow in the footsteps of the mysterious shadow of Utapau...


Behind the scenes[]

Trials of War was first announced on May 18, 2008 as a Clone Wars series that would be written by author Edward Oliver, who was developing the series alongside Alternative Saga co-founder Brandon Rhea.[2] It was not until September 3, 2008 that Shadows of Utapau was officially announced.[3] The release date is currently dependent on the completion of Star Wars: Episode I - The Chosen One; Shadows of Utapau will not be released until The Chosen One is completed.[1]

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