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Star Wars 43 is the forty-third issue of the Marvel comic book series Star Wars. It was written by Kieron Gillen, illustrated by Salvador Larroca, and released on February 7, 2018.

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THE ASHES OF JEDHA CONCLUDES! The battle between the Empire and the Rebellion over the Kyber mines of Jedha comes to an explosive conclusion…with help coming from the most unexpected source.[1]

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Part VI
THE ASHES OF JEDHA
It is period of high tension in the galaxy. The
Galactic Empire has sent Queen Trios of
Shu-Torun to Jedha in an attempt to collect the
remaining weapon-powering kyber crystals that
survived the Death Star's attack.

Recently, rebel leaders Princess Leia and Luke
Skywalker, as well as smuggler Han Solo, have
joined forces with Partisans Benthic and ex-rebel
fighter Ubin. Together, the group has launched an
attack on the Empire's orbital drill threatening to
endanger the lives and homes of the struggling civilians.

However, as Luke sneaks aboard the Imperial drill
to shut down their weapons systems, Benthic falls
in battle, leaving Han in charge of the Partisan
army. And Princess Leia soon finds herself
face-to-face with Queen Trios....

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 MarvelLogo.svg Star Wars (2015) #43 on Marvel Comics' official website (backup link)
  2. This issue takes place after the Alliance to Restore the Republic's victory at Yavin, which is featured in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 0 BBY. The issue also takes place prior to the assault on the Mako-Ta Space Docks, which Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition dates to around one year after the Battle of Yavin, meaning that it takes place in 1 ABY. Therefore, this issue must take place between 0 ABY and 1 ABY.

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