In 1991 Timothy Zahn revived the Star Wars franchise and launched the Expanded Universe with Heir to the Empire, the first chapter of the epic Thrawn trilogy. Now for its 20th Anniversary the book is being re-released in a special edition hardcover. The release initially appeared on Amazon earlier this morning, but now StarWars.com has the full details:
The hardcover release will include insightful annotations on the text, as well an exclusive short story by Timothy Zahn featuring his most famous Star Wars creation, Grand Admiral Thrawn.
If you’ve never read the Thrawn trilogy, it’s a must for any Star Wars fan. The special anniversary hardcover will be released in June of next year.