Star Wars : from a certain point of view.
by Acker, Ben [author.]; Ahdieh, Ren�ee [author.]; Angleberger, Tom [author.]; Blacker, Ben [author.]; Brown, Jeffrey [author.]; Brown, Pierce [author.]; Cabot, Meg [author.]; Carson, Rae [author.]; Christopher, Adam [author.]; C�ordova, Zoraida [author.]; Dawson, Delilah S [author.]; DeConnick, Kelly Sue [author.]; Dini, Paul [author.]; Doescher, Ian [author.]; Eckstein, Ashley [author.]; Fraction, Matt [author.]; Freed, Alexander [author.]; Fry, Jason [author.]; Gillen, Kieron [author.]; Golden, Christie [author.]; Gray, Claudia [author.]; Hidalgo, Pablo [author.]; Johnston, E. K [author.]; Kemp, Paul S. (Paul Stuart) [author.]; Lafferty, Mur [author.]; Liu, Ken [author.]; McElroy, Griffin [author.]; Miller, John Jackson [author.]; Okorafor, Nnedi [author.]; Older, Daniel Jos�e [author.]; Ortberg, Mallory [author.]; Revis, Beth [author.]; Roux, Madeleine [author.]; Rucka, Greg [author.]; Schmidt, Gary D [author.]; Scott, Cavan [author.]; Soule, Charles [author.]; Tahir, Sabaa [author.]; Wein, Elizabeth [author.]; Weldon, Glen [author.]; Wendig, Chuck [author.]; Wheaton, Wil [author.]; Whitta, Gary [author.].Material type: BookEdition: First edition.Description: x, 477 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780345511478; 0345511476.Other title: 40 stories celebrating 40 years of Star Wars; Forty stories celebrating forty years of Star Wars; From a certain point of view.Uniform titles: Star wars (Motion picture).Subject(s): Science fiction, American | Short stories, American | Star Wars fiction | Star Wars fiction | Short stories | Star Wars fiction | Science fiction, American | Short stories, American | Star Wars fiction | Star Wars fiction | Science fiction | Short stories | Short stories | Short stories, American
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When Star Wars: A New Hope was first released in 1977, part of its appeal was that the world it presented felt alive. Landspeeders and starships were dirty. Droids broke down. And it was filled with cool, weird, and really weird background characters. (Really, just take a look around the Mos Eisley cantina.) Never mind Han, Luke, Leia, Darth Vader, and Obi-Wan. Who were these other guys? What was their story? Just seeing them brought up questions for fans that sparked the imagination. In celebration of Star Wars' 40th anniversary, this book shines the spotlight on those unsung weirdos, heroes, and villains with a unique, new anthology. Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, brings together more than 40 authors for 40 stories. Each will be told from the perspective of background characters of A New Hope -- from X-wing pilots who helped Luke destroy the Death Star to the stormtroopers who never quite could find the droids they were looking for. There's never been a Star Wars book like it!
Raymus / Gary Whitta -- The bucket / Christie Golden -- The Sith of datawork / Ken Liu -- Stories in the sand / Griffin McElroy -- Reirin / Sabaa Tahir -- The red one / Rae Carson -- Rites / John Jackson MIller -- Master and apprentice / Claudia Gray -- Beru Whitesun Lars / Meg Cabot -- The luckless Rodian / Ren�ee Ahdieh -- Not for nothing / Mur Lafferty -- We don't serve their kind here / Chuck Wendig -- The Kloo Horn Cantina caper / Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction -- Added muscle / Paul Dini -- You owe me a ride / Zoraida C�ordova -- The secrets of long snoot / Delilah S. Dawson -- Born in the storm / Daniel Jos�e Older -- Laina / Wil Wheaton -- Fully operational / Beth Revis -- An incident report / Mallory Ortberg -- Change of heart / Elizabeth Wein -- Eclipse / Madeleine Roux -- Verge of greatness / Pablo Hidalgo -- Far too remote / Jeffrey Brown -- The trigger / Kieron Gillen -- Of MSE-6 and men / Glen Weldon -- Bump / Ben Acker and Ben Blacker -- End of watch / Adam Christopher -- The Baptist / Nnedi Okorafor -- Time of death / Cavan Scott -- There is another / Gary D. Schmidt -- Palpatine / Ian Doeschler -- Sparks / Paul S. Kemp -- Duty roster / Jason Fry -- Desert son / Pierce Brown -- Grounded / Greg Rucka -- Contingency plan / Alexander Freed -- The angle / Charles Soule -- By whatever sun / E.K. Johnston and Ashley Eckstein -- Whills / Tom Angleberger.
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