Tales from the Empire

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Tales from the Empire
EditorPeter Schweighofer
AuthorTimothy Zahn
Kathy Tyers
Patricia A. Jackson
Michael A. Stackpole
Laurie Burns
Charlene Newcomb
Tony Russo
Angela Phillips
Erin Endom
Cover artistMatt Busch
CountryUnited States
SeriesCanon C
SubjectStar Wars
GenreScience fiction
PublisherBantam Spectra
Publication date
December 1, 1997
Media typePaperback

Tales from the Empire (1997) is an anthology of short stories set in the fictional Star Wars universe. The book is edited by Peter Schweighofer.

The centerpoint of the anthology is a short novel by Timothy Zahn and Michael A. Stackpole entitled "Side Trip". The short novel centers on two smugglers, Captain Haber Trell and Maranne Darmic, it features such prominent characters as Grand Admiral Thrawn, Hal and Corran Horn, Zekka Thyne, and Kirtan Loor.[1]


  1. "First Contact" by Timothy Zahn (7 ABY)
  2. "Tinian on Trial" by Kathy Tyers (2 BBY)
  3. "The Final Exit" by Patricia A. Jackson (11 BBY)
  4. "Missed Chance" by Michael A. Stackpole (6 ABY)
  5. "Retreat From Coruscant" by Laurie Burns (8 ABY)
  6. "A Certain Point of View" by Charlene Newcomb (0 ABY)
  7. "Blaze of Glory" by Tony Russo (11 ABY)
  8. "Slaying Dragons" by Angela Phillips (3 ABY)
  9. "Do No Harm" by Erin Endom (3 BBY)
  10. "Side Trip" by Timothy Zahn and Michael A. Stackpole (2 ABY)


  1. ^ "Tales from the Empire". Goodreads. December 1997. Retrieved August 24, 2016.

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