The Star Wars Essential Reader's Companion is hitting the shelves of bookstores everywhere today and it's a book any fan will love. It's THE bible of Star Wars fiction reference. Plus, it gives a few interesting clues about what to expect in season five of The Clone Wars. For example, check out this tasty passage from page 161 discussing The Force Unleashed:
The surprising tale and concept for the game received personal approval from George Lucas, but it does not occupy a higher standard of canon than any other Expanded Universe lore. That is, it still exists outside the movies and television series produced by Lucas and would be subordinate to mythology revealed in those media. For example, Lucas's alternate explanation for the roots of the Rebel Alliance appear in season five of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which take precedence over Starkiller's involvement.
Sure seems like author Pablo Hidalgo is essentially prepping the masses for what sounds like a contradiction to the currently established EU canon of The Force Unleashed. Strap yourselves in all you continuity cops and canon watchdogs, it's going to be a wild ride!
Look for The Star Wars Essential Reader's Companion on sale TODAY, October 2nd.