Timothy Zahn

SWTOR: Facebook Livestream with Author Timothy Zahn

This Thursday, December 7th at 2PM PST / 10PM GMT, BioWare will be holding a Live chat on Facebook  with Star Wars author Timothy Zahn who contributed to crafting the latest storyline in SWTOR ‘A Traitor Among the Chiss’ update! While Timothy Zahn has been writing science fiction for over thirty years, many Star Wars fans know him best as the author of eleven Star Wars novels, including Star Wars: Thrawn released in April and before that the Star Wars: Thrawn trilogy – all telling the story of Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn, one of the most cunning and ruthless Chiss warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire. The Star Wars: The Old Republic team had the exciting opportunity to collaborate with Timothy to develop the story for the newest ‘A Traitor Among the Chiss’ Flashpoint and are thrilled to have him as our special Facebook livestream guest. Tune in to hear his…

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Timothy Zahn AMA has some interesting points on Canon and Lore

Reddit is known for its AMAs (ask me anything). These sessions can be fun and interesting, all depending on who is getting asked the questions. There was an interesting one recently with Timothy Zahn, Star Wars novelist and author of Blackcollar. While this AMA didn’t specifically address SWTOR, there were some very interesting points brought up, especially about story and lore and if you have not seen it yet, we suggest you head over and give it a read. Here are some snippets: Hey Mr. Zahn! HUGE fan of your work. A lot of my love for Star Wars stems from your work. But I have to ask, how do you feel about Lucasfilm declaring most expanded universe works (i.e. your works) as “non-canon”? I wasn’t going to address this topic. But since so many of you have asked: What the “non-canon” announcement by LFL means is that they aren’t…

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