More Solo novelization excerpts; Han gets a deep dive

There’s a set of three new short Solo novelization excerpts on StarWars.com today filling in-between scenes from the film – one with Qi’ra and Lady Proxima, one with L3-37 and the Millennium Falcon, and one with Enfys Nest and some other familiar characters. Mur Lafferty’s Solo: A Star Wars Story: Expanded Edition will be out on September 4.

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Padme is in Thrawn: Alliances, and subject of a new excerpt

Padme Amidala stars in the third excerpt from Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn: Alliances. (To be fair, she was mentioned in the last one, where a young Anakin Skywalker meets pre-Imperial Thrawn.) There’s also new poster art, which will be available only in the Barnes & Noble exclusive edition of the book.

The excerpt was announced on this week’s Star Wars Show.

The standard editions of the book will be out on July 24, but fans can get a special con exclusive version a little earlier at SDCC.

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The Last Jedi: New First Order walker, starship revealed

The Star Wars Show has revealed two new vehicles from The Last Jedi, both from the First Order. The AT-M6 (All Terrain Megacaliber Six) is a new walker with a “more simian-like gait,” and the First Order Dreadnought is a new gigantic spaceship that measures 7669.72 meters (or 25162.8 feet). Get all the details at StarWars.com.


Both vehicles were the subjects of rumors from the folks at Making Star Wars. There are still some unrevealed details, so tread lightly.