Events that occur between 44 and 40
years before the Battle of Yavin.
Star Wars: Jedi Apprentice is
a series of 20 youth novels primarily written by Jude Watson
(the first, The Rising Force, was
written by Dave Wolverton) and published by Scholastic
Books. They were published between 1999 and 2002.
Before the events of The
Phantom Menace, a thirteen year-old Obi-Wan Kenobi is
Padawan to Jedi Knight Qui-Gon Jinn. Join the young apprentice
as his mentor guides him along the path of light.
Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan. Obi-Wan and
Anakin. Two Masters. Two Apprentices. Two Mysteries.
These two Special Edition books link the Padawan training of
Obi-Wan by Qui-Gon to the training of Anakin by Obi-Wan and pave the
way for the Jedi
Quest series of books.