The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark is a canon anthology based on and inspired by the animated television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It features eleven short stories from eleven authors, with interior illustrations by Ksenia Zelentsova. It was first published in hardcover by Disney–Lucasfilm Press on August 25, 2020.

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An epic clash between the forces of light and dark, between the Galactic Republic and the Separatists, between brave heroes and brilliant villains…the fate of the galaxy is at stake in the Emmy Award–winning animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. In this exciting anthology, eleven authors who are also fans of the series bring stories from their favorite show to life. Relive memorable moments and stunning adventures, from attempted assassinations to stolen bounties, from lessons learned to loves lost. All your favorite characters from The Clone Wars are here: Anakin Skywalker, Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka Tano, Captain Rex, Darth Maul, Count Dooku, and more!


Short story Author Based on
"Sharing the Same Face" Jason Fry "Ambush"
"Dooku Captured" Lou Anders "Dooku Captured" and "The Gungan General"
"Hostage Crisis" Preeti Chhibber "Hostage Crisis"
"Pursuit of Peace" Anne Ursu "Heroes on Both Sides" and "Pursuit of Peace"
"The Shadow of Umbara" Yoon Ha Lee "Darkness on Umbara," "The General," "Plan of Dissent," and "Carnage of Krell"
"Bane's Story" Tom Angleberger "Deception," "Friends and Enemies," "The Box," and "Crisis on Naboo"
"The Lost Nightsister" Zoraida Córdova "Bounty"
"Dark Vengeance" Rebecca Roanhorse "Brothers" and "Revenge"
"Almost a Jedi" Sarah Beth Durst "A Necessary Bond"
"Kenobi's Shadow" Greg van Eekhout "The Lawless"
"Bug" E. Anne Convery "Massacre" (inspired by)




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