Star Wars Heir to the Empire - Chapter 1 Fan Film

Star Wars: Heir to the Empire – Chapter 1 Fan Film

Here we go! Another great Star Wars fan film to share with you today. This short comes in at just under 7 minutes so it’s a quick, easy watch when you’re on a break, or just looking for something fun to enjoy before you settle in to play your favorite Star Wars game.

This one comes to us from DarthAngelus and it premiered on May 21st. If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it.

Chapter 1 of Heir to the Empire, by Timothy Zahn. Adapted into a short fanfilm.

What’s it about?

The Rebel Alliance has destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and driven the remnants of the old Imperial Starfleet to a distant corner of the galaxy.

Princess Leia and Han Solo are married and expecting Jedi twins. And Luke Skywalker has become the first in a long-awaited line of Jedi Knights. But thousands of light-years away, the last of the Emperor’s warlords has taken command of the shattered Imperial fleet, readied it for war, and pointed it at the fragile heart of the New Republic….

See it for yourself here:


Directed and Animated by Damien Valentine

Based on Star Wars Heir to the Empire By Timothy Zahn

Adapted by Damien Valentine


Grand Admiral Thrawn Robert S Benjamin

Captain Pellaeon Damien Valentine Ruhk Damien Valentine

Lt Tschel Damien Valentine

Lisa Clark

Lisa has been an avid gamer since she was old enough to hold her first controller and a game writer for more than a decade. A child of the Nintendo generation, she believes they just don’t make games like they used to but sometimes, they make them even better! While consoles will always be her first love, Lisa spends most of her gaming time on the PC these days- on MMOs and first-person shooters in particular.