Light from Jedi author Charles Soule reveals that “Burryaga is one of the few Wookiees to travel from the lush forests of Kashyyyk to study in the ornate halls of the Jedi Temple of Coruscant” where he is taught by his devoted teacher Nib Assek, who learned the Shyriiwook language in order to better educate his student on the ways of the Force. Soule describes Burryaga as being “good” with his two-handed lightsaber, although he notes that he has talents in other areas as well. The “gifted” student is said to have a “natural and effortless ability to sense the emotions of others,” which distinguishes him from other members of the Order.
Where to find it: Star Wars: The High Republic – Light from the Jedi novel by Charles Soule.
In the Dark, author Claudia Gray says Reath Silas is experiencing a “huge transition” through the pages of her book. He is said to have had “a somewhat privileged apprenticeship because his master, Jora Malli, is a member of the Jedi Council,” meaning he spent most of his time in Coruscant, attending “diplomatic meetings. high ‘and other status gatherings. Therefore, Reath’s crossing to the border is likely to be quite drastic, although it will eventually help him learn “what it’s really made of.”
Where to find it: Star Wars the High Republic – Into the dark novel by Claudia Gray.
Daniel José Older, comic book writer The High Republic Adventures, describes Lula Talisola as a “loyal and compassionate” character who “is all about the Jedi Order”. He says, “She loves it, can’t wait to be a knight and wants to be the best Jedi that ever was. The determined young Padawan wields a blue lightsaber, which she is apparently very good at, as she rose through the ranks to become “the top of her class.” However, Lula is not just about herself, as she is keen to seek out her two best friends, Farzala and Qort, “especially when they do something stupid.”
Where to find it: Star Wars: The High Republic Adventures comic book by Daniel José Older.
Bell Zettifar appears in Soule’s Light of the Jedi novel alongside Burryaga. Bell is apprenticed to the legendary Great Storm of Loden in the upcoming novel, where they are both “stationed at a Jedi outpost on the mining world of Elphrona, deep in the Outer Rim.” Even though conditions are described as harsh, Bell and his master work together to ‘keep the peace and spread the light’, with Bell spending most of his time training and ‘wandering the iron hills of the planet. with a charhound named Ember ”.
Where to find it: Star Wars: The High Republic – The Light from Charles Soule’s Jedi novel.
Lucasfilm has delayed the launch of its Star Wars cross-media prequel series from August 2020 to January 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), so there is still plenty of time to dig through the archives of Haute Republic. Read the first chapter of Soule’s Light of the Jedi, learn more about the five new Knights and Jedi Masters, and experience the opening crawl of this all-new era of storytelling.
Adele Ankers is a freelance entertainment journalist. You can reach her on Twitter.