"Rogue Squadron was half convenience and half a throwaway line -- a unit I could move around wherever I needed it, with Wedge in command because anyone who can survive three Star Wars movies is welcome in my book any day. I would never in my wildest dreams have guessed how well and how far Mike Stackpole and, later, Aaron Allston would run with the whole idea." -- TZ
Del Rey's Star Wars team will release a new excerpt on their Facebook page every Thursday leading up to the release of Heir to the Empire: The 20th Anniversary Edition on June 28th, 2011. Check out previous annotations at the related story links below.