Welcome to episode 84 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Alphabet Squadron. On this episode, the Scoundrels review Alphabet Squadron by Alexander Freed.
Star Wars News – From Ben to Ren
After some introductory comments, the Scoundrels turn to the news. This week’s topics include:
Developments on The Mandalorian,
Announcements concerning The Rise of the Resistance at Galaxy’s Edge,
The release of season one of Resistance on DVD and Emmy nominations, and
San Diego Comic Con Star Wars publishing announcements including The Rise of Kylo Ren.
In the “Hyperthetical” segment, Dennis, Jay, and Taxus are getting back into Star Wars literature. This week, they look at Alexander Freed’s Alphabet Squadron. They discuss:
The pilots of Alphabet Squadron,
Yrica Quell’s backstory as an Imperial,
The effectiveness of Shadow Wing and Colonel Shakara Nuress,
The mysterious Devon,
How Alphabet Squadron compares to other novels like the X-Wing series and Twilight Company, and
Hera Syndulla’s inclusion in the novel.