"Turns out, they're letting me write the next two books in the Aftermath trilogy—so, you've got me for at least a couple more years!"
―Chuck Wendig[src]

Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy is a trilogy of novels written by author Chuck Wendig.[1] The trilogy, which began publication on September 4, 2015 with the novel Aftermath,[3] tells a canonical story of events that took place after Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.[2] The second and third books of the trilogy, Aftermath: Life Debt and Aftermath: Empire's End, were announced at New York Comic Con on October 10, 2015.[5] Shortly after, it was revealed that Life Debt would be released on July 12, 2016,[6] and Empire's End would be released on January 31, 2017, though this was later delayed until February 21, 2017 instead.[4]

The short stories Blade Squadron: Zero Hour, Blade Squadron: Kuat, Turning Point and Blade Squadron: Jakku from Star Wars Insider were marketed as tie-ins to the novels in the Aftermath Trilogy.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Breznican, Anthony (2015-07-10). Chuck Wendig's 'Star Wars' book 'Aftermath' gets the trilogy treatment. Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on October 10, 2016. Retrieved on March 5, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Aftermath
  3. 3.0 3.1 StarWars.com Chaos Throttles the Capital in Star Wars: Aftermath – Special Excerpt! on StarWars.com (backup link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 EdelweissPlus-Logo.png Empire's End: Aftermath (Star Wars) on the official Edelweiss+ website (backup link)
  5. TwitterLogo.svg Del Rey (@DelReyStarWars) on Twitter: "Aftermath: Life Debt and Aftermath: Empire's End the second and third books in the #Aftermath trilogy. Both written by @ChuckWendig" (screenshot)
  6. PenguinRandomHouse.jpg Life Debt: Aftermath (Star Wars) on Penguin Random House's official website (backup link)

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The Del Rey Star Wars Novels Timeline
The High Republic · Light of the Jedi · The Rising Storm
· Dooku: Jedi Lost · Master & Apprentice
I The Phantom Menace
II Attack of the Clones · Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising · Thrawn Ascendancy: Greater Good
· Dark Disciple: A Clone Wars Novel
III Revenge of the Sith · Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel · Lords of the Sith · Tarkin
Solo · Thrawn · A New Dawn: A Rebels Novel · Thrawn: Alliances · Thrawn: Treason
Rogue One
IV A New Hope · Battlefront II: Inferno Squad · Heir to the Jedi · Doctor Aphra · Battlefront: Twilight Company
V The Empire Strikes Back
VI Return of the Jedi · The Alphabet Squadron Trilogy · The Aftermath Trilogy · Last Shot
· Bloodline · Phasma · Canto Bight
VII The Force Awakens
VIII The Last Jedi · Resistance Reborn · Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire
IX The Rise of Skywalker
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