“Backlash” is a novel written by Aaron Allston, published in 2010. It is part of the “Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi” series, which is set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe (now known as Star Wars Legends). The story takes place after the events of the Legacy of the Force series. In “Backlash,” the Galactic Alliance, the Jedi Order, and the Sith are all dealing with the aftermath of a crisis caused by Jacen Solo, who has become the Sith Lord Darth Caedus.
The novel focuses on the characters of Jedi Knights Luke Skywalker and Ben Skywalker, as they investigate a strange illness affecting Jedi Knights and uncover a conspiracy involving a secret Sith organization called the Lost Tribe of the Sith. Throughout the book, the characters face personal challenges and confront the repercussions of past decisions, as they strive to protect the galaxy and maintain peace. “Backlash” offers a mix of action, adventure, and exploration of the Star Wars universe, as well as delving into the emotional journeys of the characters involved.