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  • Published: 2 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9781787460010
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $22.99

Star Wars: The Force Awakens




The official prequel to The Last Jedi, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by Rian Johnson, hitting cinemas in December 2017.

Discover Captain Phasma’s mysterious history in the official prequel to The Last Jedi, the highly anticipated blockbuster film directed by Rian Johnson, hitting cinemas in December 2017.

One of the most cunning and merciless officers of the First Order, Captain Phasma commands the favor of her superiors, the respect of her peers, and the terror of her enemies. But for all her renown, Phasma remains as virtually unknown as the impassive expression on her gleaming chrome helmet. Now, an adversary is bent on unearthing her mysterious origins—and exposing a secret she guards as zealously and ruthlessly as she serves her masters.

Deep inside the Battlecruiser Absolution, a captured Resistance spy endures brutal interrogation at the hands of a crimson-armored stormtrooper—Cardinal. But the information he desires has nothing to do with the Resistance or its covert operations against the First Order.

What the mysterious stormtrooper wants is Phasma’s past—and with it whatever long-buried scandal, treachery, or private demons he can wield against the hated rival who threatens his own power and privilege in the ranks of the First Order. His prisoner has what Cardinal so desperately seeks, but she won’t surrender it easily. As she wages a painstaking war of wills with her captor, bargaining for her life in exchange for every precious revelation, the spellbinding chronicle of the inscrutable Phasma unfolds. But this knowledge may prove more than just dangerous once Cardinal possesses it—and once his adversary unleashes the full measure of her fury.

  • Published: 2 July 2018
  • ISBN: 9781787460010
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Delilah S. Dawson

DELILAH S. DAWSON is the writer of the Blud
series, the Shadow series (as Lila Bowen), Servants of the Storm, Hit, Strike, and a variety of short stories and comics. Dawson teaches writing courses online for LitReactor and lives in Florida with her family.

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Praise for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

No. 3 on the Independent on Sunday's 'Top Five Science Fiction and Fantasy Titles'

Independent on Sundays

The key question that may have crossed your mind is if reading the novelisation is worth your time or not. You've seen the film and so already know the story. Should you bother revisiting it again so soon? The answer to that question is an unequivocal YES.you get that extra depth that I think is all but impossible to convey on screen.Overall I can't find any fault, this novelization is the ideal companion piece to its celluloid counterpart.Do yourself a favour, treat yourself to a copy of the book too.

The Eloquent Page

Alan Dean Foster's recent novelisation of Star Wars: The Force Awakenshas been well received and goes beyond the film.

Huffington Post

A great sci-fi fantasy writer

Den of Geek

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