The vehicles and starships in Star Wars are among the most interesting aspects of the films. In "The Force Awakens: Incredible Cross Sections", we get insight into the newest designs that appear in the saga's seventh episode. This includes spacecraft (such as the Finalizer) as well as land vehicles (such as Rey's speeder). The cross-sections allow you to look under the hood, so to speak, so that you can see what features and technology is on board (whether it deflector shields, communications antenna, sensors, landing gear, or blaster cannons). A personal favorite of mine in this latest film is Kylo Ren's Command Shuttle - the very large wings that fold upward while landing gives it a very unique look.
Of course, the Millennium Falcon is included - slightly different than when it last appeared in "Return of the Jedi". Also included are the First Order's TIE Fighter and the Resistance X-Wing. Again, the designs are quite similar to the previous incarnations of these fighters, with a few upgrades in both look and capability.
The book is only 47 pages in length and features 12 different cross-sections, but each one has a lot of detail and the image quality is extremely high. The introduction includes a quick primer on technology - including energy weapons, shields, and hyperdrives. The back of the book has a size comparison that allows you to see all 12 vehicles on a single spread. If you are interested in the vehicles of Star Wars, then you should consider a purchase.
Book available now on Amazon.
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