"First comes the day Then comes the nighttime. The difference, they say,Is just made right By the resolving of gray Through refined Jedi sight."
'Journal of the Whills, 7:477
As in the movie, the storyline takes place 30 years following the Battle of Endor. Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine' redeemed and at peace' are not alive. The Galactic Empire is a broken shadow of its former self, as well as a New Republic that is democratic presides over much of the galaxy.
However, the conflict between bad and good isn't around. A mystical overlord named Snoke directs a dictatorship on the basis of the tenets of Palpatine's Empire, the Initial Order. Using a fleet of new generation Star Destroyers designed with legions and TIE fighters of Stormtroopers, a black side disciple called Kylo Ren and Snoke strategy in order to complete the job started by the late Emperor and Darth Vader' to rule the galaxy and destroy the Jedi Knights.
In this time of danger, the last Jedi, Luke Skywalker, has vanished. General Leia Organa, his twin sister, sends Opposition aviator his astromech droid BB-8 and Poe Dameron on a secret mission to locate any info leading to the location of Luke.
In the renowned adventurer Lor San Tekka, a hamlet on the desert world of Jakku, Poe gets a partial star map in Tuanul. But before he is able to take off with BB8 aboard their Xwing, First Order stormtroopers directed by Kylo Ren arrive. Ren kills Tekka when the old man will not divulge the place of the star map, which will be now in BB-8 the memory banks of. At the order of Ren, the stormtroopers get Poe and kill virtually everyone in Tuanul. Into the vast Jakku desert, BB8 escapes and makes his way in the confusion.
Things look awful for the Opposition aviator, now prisoner. But FN 2187, a stormtrooper rebels against the Initial Order and helps Poe getaway aboard a TIE fighter, having a conscience. Both men become friends, and Poe gives the former trooper a fresh name ' Finn.
Meanwhile, BB8 is located a youthful scavenger who lives in a derelict Imperial walker, by Rey. Rey was divided in a young age from her family; as an effect, she's acquired a talent for flying, as well as several skills that enable her to endure, fighting capabilities, including starship machinists. BB-8 and Rey after meet with Finn, who had been distinguished during their getaway from Poe and is now on the run. This motley group escapes from Jakku aboard a classic Corellian starship' the Millennium Falcon.
On the way, Finn Rey and BB8 encounter the former owners of Chewbacca, Han Solo and the battered freighter. Han seems as though he is been over time, however he is still the wisecracking scoundrel who helped the Rebellion conquer Palpatine's Empire and ruin two Death Stars. Jointly with other members of the Resistance, Finn as well as Rey, Chewie and Han join the fight from the wicked First Order as well as the hunt for Luke Skywalker.
'There continues to be an awakening in the Force. Have you ever believed it'?
Alan Dean Foster continues to be writing science fiction because the early 1970s. After writing the extremely successful 'Star Wars' novel, Foster went to compose two more bestselling novels set in Lucas's universe ' 'Splinter of the Mind's Eye' and 'The Approaching Thunderstorm.'
This is an excellent move on the section of the Disney-owned generation company which made 'The Force Awakens.'
The novelization follows the storyline of J.J. Abrams' picture closely. (To bridge this yawning gap in the story, Disney/Lucasfilm created a 20-book series of canonical narratives called 'Journey to The Force Awakens.')
Nevertheless, Foster does add some additional scenes according to content which was filmed but edited from the film that is final or just mentioned in the narrative treatment. Many of these scenes, including her choice to send Poe to locate your twin brother and Leia's reverie concerning the last three decades, function between 'Jedi' and 'The Force Awakens.'
This Journal describes a cast-off theory developed by George Lucas when he started work on 'Star Wars.'
The design of the novel is not inconsistent to Foster's canonical works in the 'Star Wars' universe. Its prose is spare and clean' Foster does not waste words with long winded passages about scenarios and the characters, yet the narrative is as graphic on the pages of the novel as it's in Abrams' hit movie. Actually, the writer adds details that add depth to such cryptic characters as Kylo Ren, Finn, and Rey.
Unlike Foster's first literary foray into the 'Star Wars' universe, the hardcover edition of 'The Power Awakens' had not been printed prior to the December 18, 2015 release of the film. Disney didn't need the novel to function as supply of Internet leaks ahead of the premier, therefore it requested the print variant to be released by Del Rey on January 5. (The ebook edition, nevertheless, premiered around a single day 'The Force Awakens' opened in theatres.)
Despite the fact that it can not delve into the lost years of 'Star Wars' history, 'The Force Awakens' is an amusing read. Foster injects wit and comedy to the narrative, and he keeps the story going in a rate that is fast, exciting. After almost 40 years, the Force is strong with this particular writer.