Splinter of the Mind’s Eye (original star wars sequel never filmed)

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Splinter of the Mind's Eye (original star wars sequel never filmed)

Alan Dean Foster is the uncredited ghostwriter for Lucas novelization of Star Wars
Splinter of the Mind’s Eye was the second novel to be used as a basis for a low-budget sequel to Star Wars in case the film was not successful
but by the time it was published, Star Wars had broken box office records. The film adaptation of Splinter of the Mind’s Eye was abandoned in favor of Lucas’s vision of a big-budget sequel (The Empire Strikes Back)


Luke Skywalker expected trouble when he volunteered to follow Princess Leia on her mission to the planet Circarpous. But he discovered that hidden on the planet was the Kaiburr crystal, a mysterious gem that would give the one who possessed it such powers over the Force that he would be all but invincible. In the wrong hands, the crystal could be deadly. So Luke had to find this treasure and find it fast….

Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

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