For other uses, see A Certain Point of View.

From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back is the unabridged audio version of the canon short-story anthology book of the same name. The audiobook features narrations by staple performers like Marc Thompson and January LaVoy, as well as celebrities Jon Hamm and Sam Witwer. It was released by Random House Audio on November 10, 2020.

Publisher's summary[]

Celebrate the legacy of The Empire Strikes Back with this exciting reimagining of the timeless film featuring new perspectives from forty acclaimed authors.

On May 21, 1980, Star Wars became a true saga with the release of The Empire Strikes Back. In honor of the fortieth anniversary, forty storytellers re-create an iconic scene from The Empire Strikes Back through the eyes of a supporting character, from heroes and villains, to droids and creatures. From a Certain Point of View features contributions by bestselling authors and trendsetting artists:

  • Austin Walker explores the unlikely partnership of bounty hunters Dengar and IG-88 as they pursue Han Solo.
  • Hank Green chronicles the life of a naturalist caring for tauntauns on the frozen world of Hoth.
  • Tracy Deonn delves into the dark heart of the Dagobah cave where Luke confronts a terrifying vision.
  • Martha Wells reveals the world of the Ugnaught clans who dwell in the depths of Cloud City.
  • Mark Oshiro recounts the wampa's tragic tale of loss and survival.
  • Seth Dickinson interrogates the cost of serving a ruthless empire aboard the bridge of a doomed Imperial starship.

Plus more hilarious, heartbreaking, and astonishing tales from: Tom Angleberger, Sarwat Chadda, S.A. Chakraborty, Mike Chen, Adam Christopher, Katie Cook, Zoraida Córdova, Delilah S. Dawson, Alexander Freed, Jason Fry, Christie Golden, Rob Hart, Lydia Kang, Michael Kogge, R. F. Kuang, C. B. Lee, Mackenzi Lee, John Jackson Miller, Michael Moreci, Daniel José Older, Amy Ratcliffe, Beth Revis, Lilliam Rivera, Cavan Scott, Emily Skrutskie, Karen Strong, Anne Toole, Catherynne M. Valente, Django Wexler, Kiersten White, Gary Whitta, Brittany N. Williams, Charles Yu, Jim Zub[1]


Title Author(s) Narrator(s) Run time
"Eyes of the Empire" Kiersten White Emily Woo Zeller 21 min
"Hunger" Mark Oshiro Sam Witwer 25 min
"Ion Control" Emily Skrutskie January LaVoy 26 min
"A Good Kiss" C.B. Lee Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 30 min
"She Will Keep Them Warm" Delilah S. Dawson January LaVoy 19 min
"Heroes of the Rebellion" Amy Ratcliffe Soneela Nankani 29 min
"Rogue Two" Gary Whitta Marc Thompson 24 min
"Kendal" Charles Yu Dion Graham 13 min
"Against All Odds" R.F. Kuang Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 18 min
"Beyond Hope" Michael Moreci Dion Graham 19 min
"The Truest Duty" Christie Golden Sam Witwer 22 min
"A Naturalist on Hoth" Hank Green Marc Thompson 23 min
"The Dragonsnake Saves R2-D2" Katie Cook Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 1 min
"For the Last Time" Beth Revis Jonathan Davis 12 min
"Rendezvous Point" Jason Fry Marc Thompson 60 min
"The Final Order" Seth Dickinson Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 39 min
"Amara Kel's Rules for TIE Pilot Survival (Probably)" Django Wexler Emily Woo Zeller 35 min
"The First Lesson" Jim Zub Marc Thompson 13 min
"Disturbance" Mike Chen Sam Witwer 13 min
"This Is No Cave" Catherynne M. Valente Soneela Nankani 29 min
"Lord Vader Will See You Now" John Jackson Miller January LaVoy 26 min
"Vergence" Tracy Deonn Jonathan Davis 26 min
"Tooth and Claw" Michael Kogge Marc Thompson 67 min
"STET!" Daniel José Older Soneela Nankani & Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 27 min
"Wait for It" Zoraida Córdova Jon Hamm 19 min
"Standard Imperial Procedure" Sarwat Chadda Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 27 min
"There Is Always Another" Mackenzi Lee Jonathan Davis 25 min
"Fake It Till You Make It" Cavan Scott Sean Kenin Elias-Reyes 37 min
"But What Does He Eat?" S.A. Chakraborty Soneela Nankani 29 min
"Beyond the Clouds" Lilliam Rivera Emily Woo Zeller 28 min
"No Time for Poetry" Austin Walker Jonathan Davis 32 min
"Bespin Escape" Martha Wells Marc Thompson 33 min
"Faith in an Old Friend" Brittany N. Williams January LaVoy, Emily Woo Zeller & Soneela Nankani 30 min
"Due on Batuu" Rob Hart Dion Graham 19 min
"Into the Clouds" Karen Strong Soneela Nankani 23 min
"The Witness" Adam Christopher Emily Woo Zeller 49 min
"The Man Who Built Cloud City" Alexander Freed Jonathan Davis 32 min
"The Backup Backup Plan" Anne Toole January LaVoy 39 min
"Right-Hand Man" Lydia Kang Soneela Nankani 23 min
"The Whills Strike Back" Tom Angleberger Jonathan Davis & Marc Thompson 6 min




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