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''Blade Squadron'' is the first ''Insider'' short story that is part of the new [[Canon|canon]]<ref name="LR">{{Cite web |url=http://lightsaberrattling.com/star-wars-insider-magazine-fiction-is-canon/|title=Star Wars Insider Magazine Fiction Is Canon|accessdate=2014-05-30 |format= |work=Lightsaber Rattling}}</ref>&mdash;as defined since the [[April 25]], [[2014]] reboot.<ref name="End of EU">{{SW|url=http://starwars.com/news/the-legendary-star-wars-expanded-universe-turns-a-new-page.html|text=The Legendary Star Wars Expanded Universe Turns a New Page}}</ref>
 
''Blade Squadron'' is the first ''Insider'' short story that is part of the new [[Canon|canon]]<ref name="LR">{{Cite web |url=http://lightsaberrattling.com/star-wars-insider-magazine-fiction-is-canon/|title=Star Wars Insider Magazine Fiction Is Canon|accessdate=2014-05-30 |format= |work=Lightsaber Rattling}}</ref>&mdash;as defined since the [[April 25]], [[2014]] reboot.<ref name="End of EU">{{SW|url=http://starwars.com/news/the-legendary-star-wars-expanded-universe-turns-a-new-page.html|text=The Legendary Star Wars Expanded Universe Turns a New Page}}</ref>
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==Behind the scenes==
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''Blade Squadron'' was first published as the monthly short fiction in [[Star Wars Insider]]. The announcement of the new [[Canon|Lucasfilm canon policy]] on [[April 25]] [[2014]] was released between the publication of the two issues, leaving the state of the short story uncertain. In [[Star Wars Insider 150|''Star Wars Insider'' 150]] it was announced that ''Blade Squadron'' does belong to the new Canon, making it the first prose work and story in general to be considered as canon outside from the movies and [[Star Wars: The Clone Wars (TV series)|the Clone Wars TV series]].
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==

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"Blade Squadron" is a two-part short story written by David J. Williams and Mark S. Williams that appeared in Star Wars Insider 149 and Star Wars Insider 150. It was inspired by artwork depicting an unused battle scene from Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, and the story focuses on an elite squadron of B-wing starfighters on a suicide mission during the Battle of Endor.

Blade Squadron is the first Insider short story that is part of the new canon[2]—as defined since the April 25, 2014 reboot.[3]

Behind the scenes

Blade Squadron was first published as the monthly short fiction in Star Wars Insider. The announcement of the new Lucasfilm canon policy on April 25 2014 was released between the publication of the two issues, leaving the state of the short story uncertain. In Star Wars Insider 150 it was announced that Blade Squadron does belong to the new Canon, making it the first prose work and story in general to be considered as canon outside from the movies and the Clone Wars TV series.

Appearances


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