Update: Let There Be Rebels in Razor’s Edge Art

Troopers and Rebels: Behind the Magic at SDCC 2013” by Lawrence Green is a recent piece at the Star Wars Blog that really highlighted that Star Wars is for everyone. Scroll through the images of 501st and Rebel Legion cosplayers at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and you’ll see why. Yesterday, FANgirl featured pirate Caline Metara as the first character visualized in artwork inspired by Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge.

Today, we went rebellious mixed with a little heroics and a touch of badass. Presenting Sian Tesar.

The Rebels have recaptured the main base from the pirates and are monitoring the signal – code word: #RazorsEdgeArt. When they believe there are sufficient forces amassed Sian Tesar will be revealed in full.

At Blog Full of Words, Megan Crouse asked Martha Wells about Sian Tesar. Wells says, “I feel like Sian and Anakaret in particular could be the protagonists of some great adventure stories.  I’d really love to see Sian go on an a mission with Wedge Antilles, or Anakaret maybe eventually getting involved with the Rebellion, and meeting Leia again.” The interview covers the author’s first impressions of Leia, the chemistry with Han, diversity and fanfiction.

Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge by Martha Wells will be available on September 24, 2013. For more news on Star Wars Books from Del Rey check out their Facebook page.

Update: Lots of great feedback on Sian today! Here’s how she fits into the overall image.


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Tricia Barr took her understanding of brand management and marketing, mixed it with a love of genre storytelling, and added a dash of social media flare to create FANgirl Blog, where she discusses Star Wars, fandom, and the intersection of women within Star Wars fandom. She is co-author of Ultimate Star Wars and Star Wars Visual Encyclopedia from DK Publishing, a featured writer for Star Wars Insider magazine with numerous articles on the Hero's Journey. Her FANgirl opinions can be heard on the podcasts Hyperspace Theories and Fangirls Going Rogue. Tricia Barr's novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. She was also part of Silence in the Library's successful all-female creator science fiction and fantasy anthology Athena's Daughters, which is available now. For excerpts and tales of her adventures in creating a fictional universe, hop over to TriciaBarr.com.

2 thoughts on “Update: Let There Be Rebels in Razor’s Edge Art

  • September 17, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    wow, I wish we’d gotten this image months ago, before I read the ARC. I feel like I have to reread the book now!

    • September 17, 2013 at 9:50 pm

      Oh do it! Love rereading books. They are often better the second time.

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