Battlefront II: Inferno Squad is a Star Wars novel by Christie Golden. It serves as a prequel to the upcoming game, Star Wars Battlefront II, and focuses on the members of Inferno Squad, who hunt members of Saw Gerrera's Partisans to avenge the destruction of the Death Star. The novel was released on July 25, 2017, and will include an audiobook read by Janina Gavankar, who voices Iden Versio in the accompanying game.
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?