George's First Sequel for 'Star Wars', Before The Empire Strikes Back

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In 1976, Alan Dean Foster was contracted to ghostwrite a novelization for Star Wars. However, he was also contracted to write a second novel, which would have been used as the basis for a low-budget sequel to A New Hope in case the first film failed. Of course, Star Wars opened to great acclaim and massive financial gain, so that sequel novel was never turned into a film. But what was this story, and does it still exist somewhere out there? Join us today as we discuss the forgotten sequel, Star Wars: Splinter of the Mind’s Eye.

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Music: Star Wars: Rey's Theme - Flute Cover by Gina Luciani Composed by John Williams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=invAgrPacSU

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