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The 2017 novel by Timothy Zahn about Grand Admiral Thrawn's early years in the Imperial Navy

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What do I need to know before starting Thrawn: Treason?

I've checked out the audiobook for Thrawn: Treason (2019) without reading/listening to the first two books (in my defense, my library only seems to have Treason – the third book – which I mistook for ...
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Can Thrawn derive tactical information from a species' music?

Thrawn has the amazing ability to study a species' art (sculptures and paintings) and somehow figure out the intrinsic way the species waged war in conjunction with how they create. I’m not asking how ...
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Where is Grand Admiral Thrawn during the events of Andor in 5 BBY?

In my opinion, Thrawn is an under-utilized character. Where is he and what is he doing in 5 BBY?
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Is there anything wrong with Thrawn?

In Star Wars canon, Grand Admiral Thrawn appears to be an infallible, near-perfect character. Although there are people in the Empire who hate him because of his race or because he was seemingly ...
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When do the events of “Thrawn” end in relation to “A New Hope”?

How much time is there between Thrawn and the beginning of A New Hope? What I’m really looking for is a timeline (in BBY) of Thrawn’s notable activities/events, including the Thrawn trilogy (even ...
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Why wasn't the Sy Bisti language programmed into any Republic or Imperial protocol droids?

In the 2017 novel Thrawn, we find that Sy Bisti is a language used around the parts of the Galaxy known as Wild Space and the Unknown Regions. Throughout the novel, it is brought up that Imperial ...
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How long after the defeat of Nightswan does the final chapter of "Thrawn" take place?

The final chapter of Star Wars: Thrawn gives me the distinct impression that something has happened to the Grand Admiral. There's talk of his legacy. And Eli is reading a journal that's never ...