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Star Wars: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance, Vol. 2 is the second trade paperback release in the manga series Star Wars: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance. Written by Shima Shinya and Daniel José Older with art by Mizuki Sakakibara. The eBook edition of the book was published by Viz Media as part of the Star Wars: The High Republic multimedia project on February 22, 2022. The paperback edition of the collection was released on May 24, 2022.

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A massive, interconnected cross-publisher initiative focused on an all-new era of Star Wars storytelling.

It is the era of the High Republic and Republic expansion is at its height. As trusted guardians of peace, the renowned Jedi protect the Republic and shine their light on those exploring the darkest reaches of the galaxy.

Jedi Knight Lily Tora-Asi learns the Drengir attack on Banchii was not an isolated event but part of a coordinated attack orchestrated by the Nihil. Master Arkoff is on orders from the Jedi Council to help Master Stellan Gios's investigation, leaving Lily in charge of rebuilding Banchii and restoring hope to the community. Lily vows the temple will not be put in danger again, not under her watch! When a disruptive unannounced visitor appears, Lily must maintain her focus as she seeks the best way to protect Banchii, Keerin, and the Younglings from the growing Nihil threat.[4]

Plot summary[]

STAR WARS
THE HIGH REPUBLIC
The tragic events of the Republic Fair have
galvanized the galaxy. The Jedi and the
Republic have gone on the offensive to
stop the marauding NIHIL. With these vicious
raiders all but defeated, Jedi Master AVAR
KRISS has her sights set on LOURNA DEE,
the supposed Eye of the Nihil, and has
undertaken a mission to capture her once
and for all.

But unbeknownst to the Jedi, the true leader
of the Nihil, the insidious MARCHION RO, is
about to launch an attack on the Jedi and
the Republic, on a scale not seen in centuries.
If he succeeds, the Nihil will be triumphant
and the light of the Jedi will go dark.

Only the brave Jedi Knights of STARLIGHT
BEACON stand in his way, but even they may
not be enough against Ro and the ancient
enemy that's about to be unleashed….

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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 EdelweissPlus-Logo.jpg Star Wars: The High Republic: Edge of Balance, Vol. 2 on the official Edelweiss+ website (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Google Play logo.png Star Wars: The High Republic: Edge of Balance Vol 2 on the official Google Play website (backup link)
  3. As Nan is present with the Nihil in Star Wars: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance, Vol. 2, it must begin before she leaves them to work for the Graf family in The High Republic: Out of the Shadows, which takes place in around 231 BBY per the reasoning here. Star Wars: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance, Vol. 2 later takes place concurrently with and after the Destruction of Starlight Beacon, which StarWars.com SWCC 2022: 7 Things We Learned from the Lucasfilm Publishing Behind the Page Panel on StarWars.com (backup link) dates to 230 BBY.
  4. Star Wars: The High Republic: Edge of Balance Vol. 2 (backup link)

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