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This a timeline for short stories in the canon continuity. This timeline is organized by chronology.

Star Wars Insider short stories
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eBook short stories
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Anthology short stories
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Title Writer(s) Published in Released
A "A Recipe for Death"[1] Landry Q. Walker Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Aliens: Volume I 2016-04-05
22 BBY A "Sharing the Same Face"
  • Adaptation of the TV episode "Ambush".
Jason Fry The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
21 BBY A "Dooku Captured" Lou Anders The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
c. 21-20 BBY A "Hostage Crisis" Preeti Chhibber The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
c. 21-20 BBY A "Pursuit of Peace" Anne Ursu The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
20 BBY A "The Shadow of Umbara" Yoon Ha Lee The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
20 BBY A "Bane's Story" Tom Angleberger The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
A "Bug"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
E. Anne Convery The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
20 BBY A "The Lost Nightsister"
  • Adaptation of the TV episode "Bounty".
Zoraida Córdova The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
20 BBY[2] A "Dark Vengeance: The True Story of Darth Maul and His Revenge Against the Jedi Known as Obi-Wan Kenobi" Rebecca Roanhorse The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
20 BBY A "Almost a Jedi" Sarah Beth Durst The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
19 BBY A "Kenobi's Shadow" Greg van Eekhout The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark 2020-08-25
19 BBY I "Kindred Spirits" Christie Golden 2015-07-21
c. 17 BBY[3] I "The Voice of the Empire" Mur Lafferty 2016-12-20
14 BBY I "Orientation"[4] John Jackson Miller[5] 2015-04-21
14 BBY[6] A "Mercy Mission"[7] Melissa Scott The Rise of the Empire 2015-10-06
144 BBY[8] I "TK-462" Sylvain Neuvel Star Wars Insider 166 2016-06-07
11 BBY[9] A "Bottleneck" John Jackson Miller The Rise of the Empire 2015-10-06
c. 10 BBY[10] I "The End of History"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Alexander Freed Star Wars Insider 154 2014-12-09
4 BBY[11] I "Rebel Bluff"[12] Michael Kogge Star Wars Insider 158 2015-06-09
0 BBY A "Raymus" Gary Whitta From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Bucket" Christie Golden From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Sith of Datawork" Ken Liu From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Stories in the Sand" Griffin McElroy From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Red One" Rae Carson From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Reirin" Sabaa Tahir From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Rites" John Jackson Miller From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "You Owe Me a Ride" Zoraida Córdova From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Laina" Wil Wheaton From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Fully Operational" Beth Revis From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Master and Apprentice" Claudia Gray From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Beru Whitesun Lars" Meg Cabot From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY0 ABY A "Of MSE-6 and Men" Glen Weldon From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Change of Heart" Elizabeth Wein From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Eclipse" Madeleine Roux From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Secrets of Long Snoot" Delilah S. Dawson From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Kloo Horn Cantina Caper" Kelly Sue DeConnick
Matt Fraction
From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Luckless Rodian" Renée Ahdieh From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
A "Not for Nothing"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Mur Lafferty From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "We Don't Serve Their Kind Here" Chuck Wendig From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Verge of Greatness" Pablo Hidalgo From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Added Muscle" Paul Dini From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Born in the Storm" Daniel José Older From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "An Incident Report" Mallory Ortberg From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "The Trigger" Kieron Gillen From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "End of Watch" Adam Christopher From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY0 ABY A "The Baptist" Nnedi Okorafor From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Bump" Ben Acker
Ben Blacker
From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "There is Another" Gary D. Schmidt From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Time of Death" Cavan Scott From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY A "Palpatine" Ian Doescher From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY0 ABY A "Contingency Plan" Alexander Freed From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY0 ABY A "Sparks" Paul S. Kemp From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY0 ABY A "Desert Son" Pierce Brown From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 BBY0 ABY A "Duty Roster" Jason Fry From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 ABY A "Grounded" Greg Rucka From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 ABY A "The Angle" Charles Soule From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 ABY A "By Whatever Sun" E. K. Johnston
Ashley Eckstein
From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
0 ABY I "One Thousand Levels Down" Alexander Freed Star Wars Insider 151 2014-07-22
c. 0 ABY I "Last Call at the Zero Angle"[5]
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Jason Fry[5] Star Wars Insider 156 2015-03-10
0 ABY I "Inbrief" Janine K. Spendlove 2015-11-10
4 ABY I "Blade Squadron"[13] David J. Williams
Mark S. Williams
Star Wars Insider 149150 2014-04-22
4 ABY A "The Levers of Power"[7] Jason Fry The Rise of the Empire 2015-10-06
4 ABY I "Turning Point" Jason M. Hough Star Wars Insider 169 2016-10-26
4 ABY[14] I "Blade Squadron: Zero Hour" David J. Williams
Mark S. Williams
Star Wars Insider 160 2015-09-08
5 ABY I "Blade Squadron: Kuat" David J. Williams
Mark S. Williams
2016-08-31
5 ABY I "Blade Squadron: Jakku" David J. Williams
Mark S. Williams
2017-04-12
I "Scorched" Delilah S. Dawson 2016-04-27
EB "The Perfect Weapon"[15]
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Delilah S. Dawson[15] 2015-11-24
A "All Creatures Great and Small"[15]
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Landry Q. Walker[15] 2015-12-01
c. 31 ABY[16] A "The Crimson Corsair and the Lost Treasure of Count Dooku"[15]
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Landry Q. Walker[15] 2015-12-01
A "The Face of Evil"[15]
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Landry Q. Walker[15] 2015-12-01
A "High Noon on Jakku"[15]
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Landry Q. Walker[15] 2015-12-01
A "True Love"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Landry Q. Walker Tales from a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Aliens: Volume I 2016-04-05
I "Bait" Alan Dean Foster 2015-12-22
34 ABY[17] A "Rules of the Game"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Saladin Ahmed Canto Bight 2017-12-05
34 ABY[17] A "Hear Nothing, See Nothing, Say Nothing"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Rae Carson Canto Bight 2017-12-05
34 ABY[17] A "The Wine in Dreams"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Mira Grant Canto Bight 2017-12-05
34 ABY[17] A "The Ride"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
John Jackson Miller Canto Bight 2017-12-05
A "The Knight & the Dragon"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "The Droid with a Heart"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "Vengeful Waves"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "The Wanderer"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "The Black Spire"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "Gaze of Stone"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "The Witch & the Wookiee"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "The Dark Wraith"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "Chasing Ghosts"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Myths & Fables 2019-08-06
A "The Orphanage"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
A "Buyer Beware"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
A "The Predecessor"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
A "Blood Moon"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
A "The Dark Mirror"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
A "The Gilded Cage"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
A "A Life Immortal"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
George Mann Dark Legends 2020-07-28
O "Black Spire: Return to a Shattered Planet"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Delilah S. Dawson Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire (paperback) 2020-06-30
A "Whills"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Tom Angleberger From a Certain Point of View 2017-10-03
A "Untitled Whills short story"
  • Exact placement currently unknown.
Tom Angleberger From a Certain Point of View: The Empire Strikes Back 2020-10-10

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. "A Recipe for Death" establishes that Strono Tuggs has served in Takodana Castle for twenty-some years, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary establishes that Tuggs served in the castle for centuries. As such, "A Recipe for Death" must take place at least 171 years before Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, or at least 105 years before Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.
  2. "Dark Vengeance" is an adaptation of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes "Brothers" and "Revenge", the events of which are dated to 20 BBY by Star Wars: Galactic Atlas.
  3. TwitterLogo Matt Martin (@missingwords) on Twitter: "Exact placement isn't established. I'd guess somewhere around the latter half of Catalyst." (screenshot)
  4. Facebook icon "Orientation" short story announcement. Star Wars Books (February 10, 2015). Retrieved on February 10, 2015. "We're thrilled to announce that John has written a new short story, 'Orientation,' for Star Wars Insider issue 157 that ties directly into Paul S. Kemp's upcoming novel STAR WARS: LORDS OF THE SITH. The story stars Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader and is filled with some fun twists and turns." (screenshot)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Facebook icon "Last Call at the Zero Angle" title announcement. Star Wars Books (February 10, 2015). Retrieved on February 10, 2015. " 'Orientation' is our second original short story of the year, following Jason Fry's, 'Last Call at the Zero Angle,' in Star Wars Insider Magazine issue 156." (screenshot)
  6. TwitterLogo Del Rey (@DelReyStarWars) on Twitter: "Lords of the Sith and Tarkin" (backup link not provided!)
  7. 7.0 7.1 SWCustom-2011 Details Revealed for Upcoming Paperback, Rise of the Empire on StarWars.com (backup link)
  8. Facebook icon TK-462 timeline. Sylvain Neuvel (June 17, 2016). Retrieved on June 17, 2016. "It takes place just before A New Hope (From 14 BBY to (very) approx. 4 BBY, if you're into Star Wars timelines)." (screenshot)
  9. "Bottleneck" ends with Rae Sloane's promotion to captain, and A New Dawn refers to her as "the new captain." It can then be determined that "Bottleneck" is set shortly before A New Dawn, which is in 11 BBY.
  10. TwitterLogo Alexander Freed (@AlexanderMFreed) on Twitter: "I'd guess around 10 BBY, give or take a few years. But if it's not in the story, it's up for debate (and therefore not my call)." (screenshot)
  11. SWInsider "Rebel Bluff"—Star Wars Insider 158
  12. Facebook icon Del Rey post about "Rebel Bluff". Star Wars Books (June 2, 2015). Retrieved on June 2, 2015. "Featured inside is 'Rebel Bluff' by Michael Kogge, a brand new story featuring everyone's favorite 'galactic entrepreneur' Lando Calrissian and set on Lothal after his appearance in Star Wars Rebels season one." (screenshot)
  13. SWInsider "Blade Squadron"—Star Wars Insider 149
  14. SWInsider Star Wars Insider 160
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 NYCC 2015: Disney-Lucasfilm Publishing Panel, New Titles and Audio. The Wookiee Gunner (October 11, 2015). Retrieved on October 11, 2015.
  16. "The Crimson Corsair and the Lost Treasure of Count Dooku" takes place approximately "fifty years" after the prologue, which is set in 19 BBY.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 SWCustom-2011 4 Reasons Canto Bight Is an Essential Read on StarWars.com (backup link)
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