Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan’s Encounter with Pirates: An Exclusive Star Wars Excerpt

In a gripping excerpt from John Jackson Miller’s upcoming novel, “Star Wars: The Living Force,” the iconic duo, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi, find themselves entangled in a high-stakes confrontation with pirates. Set against the backdrop of a galaxy on the brink of change, this exclusive excerpt offers a thrilling glimpse into the untold adventures of these legendary Jedi before the events of “The Phantom Menace.”

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan’s mission to close a decommissioned Jedi outpost takes an unexpected turn when they encounter hijackers aboard the Regal Zephyr, a passenger vessel traversing the Ootmian Pabol. The scene unfolds with a poignant reminder of Qui-Gon’s belief in connecting with ordinary people, as he extends kindness to a struggling family amidst the grim surroundings of the ship.

However, their peaceful journey is shattered when the hijackers, members of the notorious Vile gang, reveal their intentions to seize control of the vessel. Led by the intimidating Lobber, the gang’s amateurishness poses a grave threat not only to Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan but to the innocent passengers caught in the crossfire.

As tensions escalate, Qui-Gon’s unwavering composure and Obi-Wan’s quick thinking serve as a beacon of hope amidst chaos. With a blend of Jedi wisdom and strategic diplomacy, they navigate the volatile situation, offering the hijackers a chance at redemption while safeguarding the lives of everyone aboard.

The excerpt masterfully captures the essence of Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan’s dynamic partnership, showcasing their unwavering commitment to peace and justice in a galaxy teetering on the brink of uncertainty. Through their actions, they reaffirm the timeless values of the Jedi Order, inspiring hope even in the darkest of moments.


As fans eagerly await the release of “Star Wars: The Living Force,” this thrilling excerpt promises an unforgettable adventure that expands the rich tapestry of the Star Wars universe, shedding light on the untold exploits of two of its most beloved heroes.