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Clone Wars Stories of Light and Dark

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Stories of Light and Dark is an anthology composed of eleven stories written by ten authors. The book was published on August 25, 2020, by Disney+–Lucasfilm Press. The reimagined and retold tales are inspired by one or two-part episodes from the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. The anthology provides a fresh take on the events of the series, sometimes shifting perspectives to different characters within the same narrative.

The stories range widely in themes, encapsulating the vastness of emotions and circumstances seen in the series. They explore the bonds of friendship, the harsh realities of war, the seductive pull of the Dark Side, and the steadfastness of the Light. Stories include a first-person account from the perspective of former Sith Lord Maul ("Dark Vengeance" by Rebecca Roanhorse), a Yoda adventure ("The Shadow of Umbara" by Yoon Ha Lee), and a tale of Padawan Ahsoka Tano ("Almost a Jedi" by Sarah Beth Durst).

Notable about this anthology is that it’s a delightful blend, combining the visions of fan-favorite authors as well as Star Wars voice-over actors. the book is a worthwhile read for Star Wars fans of all ages, offering deeper insights into beloved characters and The Clone Wars era. It stands as a testament to the far-reaching impact and timeless appeal of the Star Wars saga.

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