Alexander Freed

The Lost Suns Comic Now Available

Issue one of Star Wars: The Old Republic – The Lost Suns will be available in comic shops from June 8th! The announcement was made today in the news section on SWTOR.com. To gain more information on the series for fans, they interviewed Alexander Freed about the comic. Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ – The Lost Suns is a five-issue miniseries from Dark Horse Comics. It covers Theron’s mission and the fallout that comes after. It was written by BioWare Senior Writer Alexander Freed. You may remember him as the author of the previous Dark Horse Comics series Blood of the Empire. The comic series has art from George Freeman and Dave Ross, with covers by Benjamin Carré. Even if you are not a previous fan of the comics, this series ties directly into the storyline of Star Wars: The Old Republic and has events happening at the same time…

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The jedi depicted in the Hope trailer finally confirmed as Satele Shan.

Many people have speculated about who the girl fighting Darh Malgus in last years hope trailer is. Yesterday Alexander Freed from BioWare confirmed that the girl was no other then Satele Shan: There’s been a lot of (understandable) confusion about Satele Shan, so I figured I’d clarify a few points: First, yes–Satele Shan is the Jedi depicted in the Hope trailer. When Satele originally appeared in the Threat of Peace comics, her appearance wasn’t yet final in-game. Ultimately, we’ve gone in a different visual direction for the character, and you’ll be seeing more consistent portrayals in the future. (One of the perils of releasing information–even seemingly innocuous information–so early!) Second, regarding Satele’s age and experience–at the Battle of Alderaan, Satele is a fully trained Jedi Knight. By the time Threat of Peace rolls around, she’s had significant real-world experience and trained under several Jedi Masters, Dar’Nala included; she’s a candidate…

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