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Encyclopedia > New Jedi Order

The New Jedi Order, also known as New Jedi Order or by its acronym, NJO, is a series of science fiction novels set in the Star Wars universe 25-30 years ABY. Its primary plotline involves an invasion of the Star Wars galaxy by the Yuuzhan Vong, but over the series a great many changes occur in the lives of characters on both sides of the conflict. Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... Fans of the fictional Star Wars universe keep track of the dates of key events with a dating system (or calendar) centered around the Battle of Yavin featured in Star Wars: A New Hope. ... Map of the Star Wars galaxy released by Star Wars Insider The galaxy where the setting of the Star Wars saga occurs is known simply as the Star Wars galaxy while in the canon it is referred as the Galaxy or the Known Galaxy. ... Nom Anor, a Yuuzhan Vong, as depicted on the cover of Vector Prime. ... Conflict is a state of opposition, disagreement or incompatability between two or more people or groups of people, which is sometimes characterised by physical violence. ...


The Order itself is philosophically distinct from the Jedi Order of the Old Republic by a new Jedi Code and broadened view of the Force. The Order's titular head is Luke Skywalker, but other senior Jedi such as Kyle Katarn, Mara Jade and Kyp Durron have significant say in the Order's activities. The Order during the Yuuzhan Vong incursion polarizes into two major factions: that of Luke Skywalker, who feels that the Force should be used peacefully, like the Old Republic-era Jedi; and the faction of Kyp Durron, who holds that the Jedi should take a proactive, aggressive stance against enemies, hoping that in that way to live up to the Jedi's roles as "protectors" of the galaxy. Form of Government Federal Republic--Unicameral--Parliamentary Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Judicial Branch Supreme Court Legislative and Executive Branch Galactic Senate Senate Chair and Head of State Supreme Chancellor Assistant Senate Head Vice Chair Establishment 25,000 BBY Reorganization into the Galactic Empire 19 BBY Re-establishment 5 ABY... In the Star Wars universe, the Jedi follow a strict set of rules which exemplify their ideals. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Force is a mystical and binding, ubiquitous power that is the object of the Jedi and Sith monastic orders. ... Luke Skywalker (born 19 BBY) is a fictional character of the Star Wars universe, a Jedi Knight, who plays a major role in the series of films. ... Kyle Katarn is a character in the fictional Star Wars universe, the protagonist of the video game Star Wars: Dark Forces and its sequels. ... Mara Jade Skywalker (born c. ... Kyp Durron is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ...


The series, published from 1999-2003, is a collaboration by the following authors: R. A. Salvatore, Michael A. Stackpole, James Luceno, Kathy Tyers, Troy Denning, Greg Keyes, Elaine Cunningham, Aaron Allston, Matthew Stover, Walter Jon Williams, Shane Dix, and Sean Williams. Various parts of the series have been published in novel, magazine, and e-book format. Robert Anthony Salvatore (born January 20, 1959) is a science-fiction and fantasy author best known for his Forgotten Realms and Star Wars novels. ... Michael Stackpole (born 1957) is, among other things, a science-fiction author best known for his Star Wars and Battletech books. ... James Luceno is the New York Times bestselling author of two Star Wars: The New Jedi Order novels, Agents of Chaos: Heros Trial and Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse. ... Kathy Tyers was born on July 21, 1952 in Long Beach, California. ... He is gay!!!! So am I! I am the nine year old who sucks on womens boobs! I also wrote the Dark Nest Trilogy article! ... Elaine Cunningham (born August 12, 1957) is an American fantasy and science-fiction author, especially known for her almost poetic literary style and her contributions to the Forgotten Realms campaign world, including the realms of Evermeet, Halruaa, Ruathym and Waterdeep. ... Aaron Allston is an author of many science fiction books, notably Star Wars books. ... Matthew Woodring Stover is a fiction author best known for his three Star Wars novels, including the novelization of the third film in the series, Revenge of the Sith, as well as his fantasy novels Iron Dawn and Jericho Moon, and his science-fiction Caine novels, Heroes Die and Blade... Walter Jon Williams (born 15 October 1953) is an American writer, primarily of science fiction. ... Shane Dix is a science fiction author and is best known for his coloberative work with Sean Williams in the Star Wars: New Jedi Order series. ... Sean Williams (born 1967) is a New York Times best selling science fiction author who lives in Adelaide, Australia. ... DeFoes Robinson Crusoe, Newspaper edition published in 1719 A novel (from French nouvelle, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... A collection of magazines A magazine is a periodical publication containing a variety of articles. ... An ebook is an electronic (or digital) version of a book. ...


A project by a group of fans is underway to create an animated show based on the series. The link to this project can be found here.

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New Jedi Order entries

Vector Prime is also a character in the Transformers series Galaxy Force aka Cybertron. Vector Prime is the first installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday Anno Domini (or the Current Era), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Dark Tide: Onslaught (also released as Dark Tide I: Onslaught) is the first novel in a two-part story by Michael A. Stackpole. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Dark Tide: Ruin (also released as Dark Tide II: Ruin) is the second novel in a two-part story by Michael A. Stackpole. ... Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse (also released as Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse) is the second novel in a two-part story by James Luceno. ... Balance Point is the sixth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ... Recovery is the first e-book and seventh installment of The New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars galaxy. ... An ebook is an electronic (or digital) version of a book. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Edge of Victory: Conquest (also released as Edge of Victory I: Conquest) is the first novel in a two-part story by Greg Keyes. ... Edge of Victory: Rebirth (also released as Edge of Victory II: Rebirth) is the second novel in a two-part story by Greg Keyes. ... Emissaries of the Void is the tenth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars galaxy. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Star by Star is the eleventh installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ... Red Sky, Blue Flame is a short story from the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars galaxy. ... Dark Journey is the twelfth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Apprentice is the thirteenth installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ... Enemy Lines: Rebel Dream (also released as Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream) is the first novel in a two-part story by Aaron Allston. ... Enemy Lines: Rebel Stand (also released as Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand) is the second novel in a two-part story by Aaron Allston. ... Traitor is a New Jedi Order novel by Matthew Stover. ... Destinys Way is the seventeenth installment of the New Jedi Order series of Star Wars novels. ... Ylesia is an e-book installment of the Star Wars novel series The New Jedi Order. ... An ebook is an electronic (or digital) version of a book. ... Force Heretic: Remnant (also released as Force Heretic I: Remnant) is the first novel in a three-part story by Sean Williams and Shane Dix. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Force Heretic: Refugee (also released as Force Heretic II: Refugee) is the second novel in a three-part story by Sean Williams and Shane Dix. ... Force Heretic: Reunion (also released as Force Heretic III: Reunion) is the third novel in a three-part story by Sean Williams and Shane Dix. ... The Final Prophecy is a New Jedi Order novel written by Greg Keyes. ... The last book in the New Jedi Order series, The Unifying Force The Unifying Force is the final chapter of the New Jedi Order series of books in the fictional Star Wars universe, and was written by James Luceno. ...

Character deaths

Many major characters die within the New Jedi Order, distinctly setting it apart from typical Star Wars stories. In most New Jedi Order books a major character dies, and several of those who die are of key importance to the series. It should also be noted that this is the one of the few Star Wars series in which characters not introduced in that series are killed off. What follows is only a partial list.


Deaths of major characters introduced in the series

Onimi is a fictional character from the Star Wars universe. ... In the fictional Star Wars Expanded Universe, Tsavong Lah is the warmaster of the Yuuzhan Vong, a species bent on conquering the galaxy. ... Spoiler warning: Supreme Overlord Shimrra is the leader of the Yuuzhan Vong in the New Jedi Order novel series. ...

Characters not introduced in the series who are killed in the war

Chewbacca (or Chewie) (c. ... Anakin Solo (10 ABY - 27 ABY) is a fictional character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the youngest child born to Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo, who has a sister, Jaina, and a brother, Jacen, who are twins. ... Borsk Feylya is a Bothan diplomat, politician and spy from the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Vergere is a fictional character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... Ganner Rhysode is a character in the Star Wars science fiction series. ... This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe, who do not fit into any other category. ... Nom Anor is a fictional character in the Star Wars New Jedi Order series of novels. ...

Characters not introduced in the series who die of natural causes

This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe who are part of the Rebel Alliance. ... Admiral Ackbar is a fictional character in the Star Wars movies and novels. ...

External Links

  • The New Jedi Order books at Random House
  • New Jedi Order Encyclopedia

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