The Star Wars
Books Facebook page lets us know
that Star Wars Insider
#147 (hitting newsstands next Tuesday) will include the prequel-era short story "Hammer" by Edward M. Erdelac
. The announcement gives the following description of the story:
"Hammer" is a dark tale with Lovecraftian undertones in which a new Star Wars villain is born. On a remote world during the tail end of the Clone Wars, a troubled Padawan discovers an ancient Sith relic from the annals Old Republic history.
Joe Corroney and Brian Miller will illustrate Erdelac's story. You can see one of their pieces by clicking the thumbnail above.