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Shadow Fall is a canon novel written by Alexander Freed. It is the sequel to Alphabet Squadron (2019) and the second volume of the Star Wars: Alphabet Squadron series. It was first published in hardcover by Del Rey on June 23, 2020. A sequel, Victory's Price, was published in 2021.

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Alphabet Squadron's hunt for the deadliest TIE fighters in the galaxy continues in this Star Wars adventure!

News of the New Republic's victory still reverberates through the galaxy. In its wake, the capital ships of the newly legitimized galactic government journey to the farthest stars, seeking out and crushing the remnants of imperial tyranny. But some old ghosts are harder to banish than others. And none are more dangerous than Shadow Wing.

Yrica Quell's ragtag Alphabet Squadron still leads the search for Shadow Wing, but they're no closer to their goal—and the pressure to find their quarry before it's too late has begun to shake them apart. Determined, Quell works with New Republic Intelligence's contentious Caern Adan and the legendary General Hera Syndulla to prepare the riskiest gambit of her starfighting career—a trap for Shadow Wing that could finish the chase once and for all.

But in the darkness, their enemy has evolved. Soran Keize, last of the Imperial aces, has stepped into the power vacuum at the head of Shadow Wing, reinvigorating the faltering unit in their hour of need. Once adrift in the aftershocks of the war, Keize has found meaning again, leading the lost soldiers of his unit through to safety. The only thing standing in his way? The most mismatched squadron in the New Republic Navy, led by his former mentee: the traitor Yrica Quell.

Continuity[]

In Shadow Fall, the Temperance is described as an EF76 Nebulon-B escort frigate, contrasting its appearance as an MC75 Star Cruiser in the video game Star Wars: Squadrons.[3] Lucasfilm Story Group executive Matt Martin clarified that the novel was in error and that it may be corrected in future printings.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 PenguinRandomHouse.jpg Shadow Fall (Star Wars) on Penguin Random House's official website (backup link) (Hardcover)
  2. StarWars.com In Shadow Fall, the Dark Secrets of Alphabet Squadron Revealed on StarWars.com (backup link) establishes that Shadow Fall takes place approximately half a year after the Battle of Endor, while Before the Awakening states Kes Dameron and Shara Bey moved to Yavin 4 around six months after the Battle of Endor. Given that Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates their move to 5 ABY, the events of Shadow Fall must also take place around that time.
  3. StarWars-DatabankII.png The Temperance in the Databank (backup link)
  4. TwitterLogo.svg Matt Martin (@missingwords) on Twitter: "It should be an MC-75." (backup link)
  5. PenguinRandomHouse.jpg Shadow Fall (Star Wars) on Penguin Random House's official website (backup link) (eBook)
  6. Amazon favicon.png Star Wars: Shadow Fall on Amazon.co.uk (backup link)

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