The Essential Atlas is a third-generation Essential Guide written by Jason Fry and Daniel Wallace and published by Del Rey. The book contains planet profiles as well as extensive star charts.
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Navigate the Multiverse as you never have before - with this fully illustrated, full-color guide that maps the entire Multiverse.
You know the planets - from Alderaan to Zinta - and the star systems. But now, for the first time, you can pinpoint their locations and chart the travels of your favorite characters through the vast reaches of space. Great Multiverse: The Essential Atlas is a Multiverse-spanning trove of vital statistics and information ranging from the astronomical and geographical ("Universes, Territories, Sectors, Regions and Zones") to the historical and political ("Age of Elders" and "The Age of Uncertanity"). This volume is packed with dozens of detailed maps and charts, as well as pertinent data and accompanying facts on
- the Multiverse: its length and breadth, political regions, populations, trade routes, major attractions and trouble spots
- the First War: the trajectory of this decisive conflict across the universe, data on key battles and major worlds
- the Adventures of Han Solo: the heroic rogue's exploits throughout the galaxy - including his captaincy of the Millennium Falcon and his first, fateful meeting with Chewbacca - before his life-changing alliance with the Alliance
- The Expansionary Conflicts of the Combines: the progression of the Combine's Empire from being a Universal Empire to a Multiversal Empire
- and much, much more
From Aoop'yujo to Ziu'yyhuk Universes, The Essential Atlas is the ultimate gateway to space fantasy's most brilliantly imagined and endlessly intriguing multiverse.