Back Cover of Ascension Revealed has revealed the back cover of Fate of the Jedi: Ascension, along with a synopsis of Christie Golden's final entry in the series. Spoilers for Fate of the Jedi: Conviction, which was just released on Tuesday, are present in the items. We have included the cover and the synopsis after the break. Ascension, the eight FotJ novel, will be released this August. The official Star Wars Books Facebook page teases a possible reveal of the cover of Apocalypse, telling fans to keep their eyes on next week, "as the APOCALYPSE is coming...." Warning: Possible Spoilers for Conviction and Ascension.

The back cover of Fate of the Jedi: Ascension

How long can the Jedi remain in power? How far will the Sith go to rule supreme? What chance do both stand against Abeloth? As Luke and Ben Skywalker pursue the formidable dark-side being Abeloth, the Lost Tribe of the Sith is about to be sundered by an even greater power -- which will thrust one Dark Lord into mortal conflict with his own flesh-and-blood. On Coruscant, a political vacuum has left tensions at the boiling point, with factions racing to claim control of the Galactic Alliance. Suddenly surrounded by hidden agendas, treacherous conspiracies, and covert Sith agents, the Jedi Order must struggle to keep the GA government from collapsing into anarchy. The Jedi are committed to maintaining peace and ensuring just rule, but even they are not prepared to take on the combined threats of Sith power, a deposed dictator bent on galaxywide vengeance, and an entity of pure cunning and profound evil hungry to become a god.
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