Daniel José Older (born January 18, 1980) is the author of "Born in the Storm," a short story which appears in the anthology From a Certain Point of View, celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope,[2] about Sardis Ramsin, a stormtrooper riding a dewback. Older has loved dewbacks from a young age and expressed his love for the species on multiple occasions.[3][4]

Older also wrote the Solo: A Star Wars Story tie-in novel Last Shot, which was released on April 17, 2018. Older also narrated part of the novel's audiobook.

He is currently working on Star Wars: The High Republic with Cavan Scott, Claudia Gray, Charles Soule, and Justina Ireland.[5]

Star Wars work[]

Title Description Release date
"Born in the Storm" Short story October 3, 2017
Last Shot Novel April 17, 2018
"STET!" Short story November 10, 2020
Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures Comic series February 3, 2021–present
The High Republic: Race to Crashpoint Tower Junior novel June 29, 2021
"Tales of Villainy: The Gaze Electric" Comic one-shot July 7, 2021
War of the Bounty Hunters – 4-LOM & Zuckuss 1 Comic one-shot August 4, 2021
Star Wars: The High Republic: Trail of Shadows Comic miniseries October 6, 2021
Crash and the Crew Do What They Do Comic one-shot December 15, 2021
The High Republic: Midnight Horizon Young adult novel February 1, 2022
Untitled The High Republic Adventures graphic novel Graphic novel Fall 2022


Notes and references[]

  1. Daniel José Older: Crossroads (2015-09-13). locusmag.com. Locus Online. Archived from the original on July 18, 2020.
  2. TwitterLogo.svg Daniel José Older (@djolder) on Twitter: "Speaking of dewbacks (we weren't but you know): LOOK AT THIS GLORY!! I LIIIIVE!!! AIIIIII #FromACertainPOV http://randomhousebooks.com/FromACertainPOV" (backup link)
  3. TwitterLogo.svg Daniel José Older (@djolder) on Twitter: "I was lowkey obessed with the dewbacks when I was a kid. In retrospect they were an early hint at the masterful worldbuilding at play." (backup link)
  4. StarWars.com NYCC 2017: New Thrawn Novel Revealed and More from Lucasfilm's Publishing Panel on StarWars.com (backup link)
  5. SWYTlogo.png Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019 Live Stream - Day 4 | The Star Wars Show LIVE! on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)

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