Star Wars: The Jedi Academy Trilogy is a book trilogy written by Kevin J. Anderson and published by Bantam Spectra from February 1 1994 to September 1 of the same year. The novels are Jedi Search, Dark Apprentice, and Champions of the Force.
There are several stories told throughout the three books. The main plot is that of Exar Kun's spirit attempting to turn Luke's trainee Jedi, he kills one of them and turns Kyp Durron who goes on a rampage with the Sun Crusher. The Jedi trainees eventually destroy Kun and Kyp is brought back to the light by his friend Han Solo.
In November of 1994, to promote the upcoming release of the Science Fiction Book Club edition of the Jedi Academy trilogy in an omnibus hardcover, the series publisher, Bantam Spectra, released a TV commercial for the series.