The official Star Wars website has updated with the announcement that a new Star Wars novel is in the works. The latest novel titled “, Inferno Squad, ” will be written by Christie Golden and will be released on July 25. The story takes place right after the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and will feature a new team of troopers under the name Inferno Squad. The team’s mission is to take out the remnants of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans.
The official website provided some more details about the novel.
The Rebellion may have heroes like Jyn Erso and Luke Skywalker. But the Empire has Inferno Squad.
After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the resulting destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive. In response to this stunning defeat, the Imperial Navy has authorized the formation of an elite team of soldiers, known as Inferno Squad. Their mission: infiltrate and eliminate the remnants of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans. Following the death of their leader, the Partisans have carried on his extremist legacy, determined to thwart the Empire — no matter what the cost. Now, Inferno Squad must prove their status as the best of the best and take down the Partisans from within. But as the danger intensifies and the threat of discovery grows, how far will Inferno Squad go to ensure the safety of the Empire?
Source: Star Wars