Inferno Squad is an upcoming novel by Christie Golden that takes place after the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The novel, which focuses on Inferno Squad’s attempts to destroy Saw Gerrera‘s Partisans after the Battle of Scarif, is scheduled to be released on July 25, 2017
After the humiliating theft of the Death Star plans and the resulting destruction of the battle station, the Empire is on the defensive. In response to this stunning defeat, the Imperial Navy has authorized the formation of an elite team of soldiers, known as Inferno Squad. Their mission: infiltrate and eliminate the remnants of Saw Gerrera‘s Partisans. Following the death of their leader, the Partisans have carried on his extremist legacy, determined to thwart the Empire—no matter what the cost. Now, Inferno Squad must prove their status as the best of the best and take down the Partisans from within. But as the danger intensifies and the threat of discovery grows, how far will Inferno Squad go to ensure the safety of the Empire?