Re: George Lucas - Why the Vitriol?
The Old Mixer wrote:
Heir to the Empire
Considering they released three-novels in a 23-month period, I'd say Zahn is misremembering. Book one was released in June 1992 while book two was released in June of '93, meaning that book two had already been green-lighted before the first book was released. The dates for release can be found on Wookiepedia.
was released in hardcover in May 1991
The Dark Force Rising
hardcover was released in June of '92. So we are still looking at roughly a year between publication of the two books.
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