New Darth Maul Novel Coming

The unannounced Star Wars novel we heard about a few weeks ago got it’s reveal over at io9 today. Maul: Lockdown, written by Joe Schreiber of Death Troopers fame, throws Darth Maul into a prison filled with scum and villany that rivals Mos Eisley as he attempts to complete a secret mission for Darth Sidious. For those worried that this announcement might be spoiling upcoming episodes of The Clone Wars, fear not. Maul: Lockdown is set prior to The Phantom Menace.

Schreiber knows how to write a fast paced book with lots of action. If that’s your style be sure to look for Maul: Lockdown when it releases in late 2013. Check out the cover and synopsis below!

From the mind of Joe Schreiber, New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Death Troopers, comes the delirious follow-up to last year’s Darth Plagueis. In a tale of retribution and survival set before the events of The Phantom Menace, Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious dispatch Sith apprentice Darth Maul on a secret mission to infiltrate a criminal empire operating from inside Cog Hive Seven-a hidden prison teeming with the galaxy’s most savage criminals. There, he must contend against the scummiest and most villainous in gladiatorial death matches while carrying out his masters’ clandestine commands. Failure is not an option; success will ignite the revenge of the Sith against the Jedi Order.

[io9]

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