The series revolves around the Yuuzhan Vong invasion of the galaxy 21—25 years after the events depicted in Return of the Jedi. The Jedi Knights, reduced in number to only a handful, were slowly restored, primarily under the leadership of Luke Skywalker.
The New Jedi Order Discussion
With the reboot of the franchise after Disney's acquisition of Lucasfilm, the whole New Jedi Order was reclassified as non-canon. The series begins twenty-one years after the Rebel Alliance destroyed the second Death Star.
The New Republic is facing internal conflict while trying to maintain peace. A new, powerful enemy, known as the Yuuzhan Vong , emerges from the outer galaxy, beginning what will be known as the Yuuzhan Vong invasion.
The Jedi , along with the New Republic, struggle to resist this new alien race while it steadily pushes forward, annihilating or occupying different parts of the galaxy.
As the longest continuous series of novels in the Expanded Universe,  the NJO was able to establish several long-term character arcs. Many new or previously underused characters were put into the spotlight and were developed extensively over the course of the series.
Among the most prominent character arcs:.
Many major characters die within the New Jedi Order series. In a number of New Jedi Order books the characters who die seemed to be of key importance in the novels. The books also revealed the death of some major characters in the Star Wars universe that were not introduced in the movie trilogies.
Chewbacca dies saving Anakin on the planet Sernpidal, which causes some friction between Anakin and his father Han. Spanning 19 novels, it became the longest-running Star Wars book series. Luceno said, "We created a series bible that coordinated the story arcs, a database for new characters and continuity that was passed out to writers who were hired to do the work.
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