Is Darth Maul in the Darth Plagueis book?

The rest of the novel tells the events depicted in other, preexisting Star Wars stories, such as Jedi Council: Acts of War, Cloak of Deception, Star Wars: Darth Maul, and Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter, until the novel takes place during the entirety of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.

When did the Darth Plagueis book come out?

January 10, 2012
Star Wars: Darth Plagueis/Originally published

Is the book Darth Plagueis canon?

Is the novel Darth Plagueis by James Luceno considered “canon” in the Star Wars universe? No. The character of Darth Plagueis is canon, however, as he was mentioned on screen by Chancellor Palpatine in Star Wars: Episode III — Revenge of the Sith.

How many Darth Plagueis books are there?

While Darth Plagueis only physically appears in two books in the Expanded Universe — Darth Plagueis and Darth Maul: Lockdown — there have been plenty of other stories that take place during the events of Plagueis’s rise to power.

Is Anakin’s father Darth Plagueis?

The father of Anakin Skywalker has long been debated among Star Wars fans. According to Anakin’s mother Shmi, there was no father- she simply woke up pregnant one day. According to Sheev Palpatine, his Sith master Darth Plagueis had figured out how to manipulate the Force into creating life.

Who killed Darth Plagueis?

Darth Sidious
The Biography gallery of Darth Sidious’ Databank entry states that Plagueis was killed by Sidious after he took Darth Maul as his apprentice. However, the 2019 reference book Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition lists Plagueis’ murder at Sidious’ hands as taking place before Sidious takes Maul under his wing.

Who is Darth Plagueis in the New Star Wars?

After the meetings on Sojourn, Plagueis is confronted by Darth Venamis, a Bith Sith who Tenebrous had been training in secret as a plan B for if Plagueis failed to live up to Tenebrous’s expectations. Plagueis bests Venamis in combat, forcing him to swear allegiance to him before forcing the lesser Sith to poison himself.

Darth Plagueis is a novel by James Luceno that tells the backstory of the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Plagueis. It was originally scheduled for release in October of 2008, but its release was canceled. However, Sue Rostoni later stated that the book had been reinstated, and the novel was to be released on January 10, 2012.

How long is the story arc in Darth Plagueis?

“The principal story arc in ‘Darth Plagueis’ spans several decades. The challenge was to create a ‘history’ of a kind without eclipsing the characters who are in effect making history. Fortunately, the Star Wars universe is so large that I was able to research the book almost in the same way I would have a more traditional historical novel.

How did Darth Plagueis get off of bal’demnic?

Regardless, Plagueis makes it off of Bal’demnic by stowing away on the ship known as the Woebegone. After being discovered, he kills its crew and has the ship slagged, taking only the droid 11-4D as an assistant in his midi-chlorian experiments.