Thanks to Marvel Comics, new stories will be released this fall that cover the 30 years jump to 'The Force Awakens'. After Star Wars: The Return of The Jedi ended with Emperor Palpatine's ultimate death, everyone thought that would mean the end of the Empire. But as it turned out their hope was false.
Regarding this, how long after the Revenge of the Sith is rogue one?
As the franchise expands, this 19-year gap is becoming increasingly important: It's where the Star Wars: Rebels animated series takes place (starting 14 years after Episode III), as well as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (which is set 19 years after Episode III, although the prologue takes place just four years after
How many years was it between A New Hope and Return of the Jedi?
Return of the Jedi takes place roughly a year after the events of The Empire Strikes Back, and four years after the events of A New Hope.