The Star Wars: The Dark Nest trilogy is an standalone film trilogy, based on the Del Rey novels, for the Expanded Universe that comprises three volumes, Dark Nest Vol. I: The Joiner King, Dark Nest Vol. II: The Unseen Queen, and Dark Nest Vol. III: The Swarm War, which were established by Warner Bros. Pictures in 2005. Also, it all features three prequel characters, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Padmé Amidala, which coincidentally, it was released the same year as Revenge of the Sith.