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Star Wars 3 is the third issue of the canon comic book series Star Wars. It was written by Charles Soule, illustrated by Jesús Saiz, and published on February 26, 2020 by Marvel Comics. The issue features the story "The Destiny Path Part III," in which Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, and Lando Calrissian return to Cloud City to retrieve Luke's lightsaber.

Publisher's summary[]

RETURN TO CLOUD CITY! The end of the war and the final defeat of the REBEL ALLIANCE are inevitable as the cunning IMPERIAL COMMANDER ZAHRA unleashes her fury against the splintered and scattered survivors. But where have the Rebellion's greatest heroes gone when their cause needs them the most? LUKE SKYWALKER'S only hope at becoming a JEDI KNIGHT was lost during his battle with DARTH VADER…and so he, PRINCESS LEIA and LANDO CALRISSIAN must return to CLOUD CITY to find it! But Leia has her own covert mission to accomplish there…and Lando's mysterious reason for returning could very well ruin their only chance at success!

Plot summary[]

Part III
The Empire has broken the Rebel Alliance's
security codes and is using this advantage to
expose and destroy their dwindling forces.

Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia narrowly
avoided Darth Vader's trap on Cloud City. But
Han Solo was taken by the bounty hunter,
Boba Fett, and Luke learned that Vader may
be his father.

Luke's path is now uncertain. Strange
visions of a robed figure with his lost
lightsaber compel Luke to return to Cloud
City with Leia and Lando Calrissian to
retrieve the blade....



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Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2020) #3 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. "The Pilots of the Rebel Alliance" dates Evaan Verlaine's assignment to Starlight Squadron, an event depicted in Star Wars (2020) 10, to three years after the Battle of Yavin, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 0 BBY. Galactic Atlas also dates the Battle of Hoth to 3 ABY. As Star Wars (2020) 3 takes place between the two events, it must also take place in 3 ABY.
  3. Star Wars Vol 5 #3 Cover D 2nd Ptg RB Silva Variant Cover. Midtown Comics. Midtown Comics. Archived from the original on October 12, 2020.

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