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By Timothy Zahn

The death Empire's so much crafty and ruthless warlord--Grand Admiral Thrawn--has taken command of the remnants of the Imperial fleet and introduced a tremendous crusade geared toward the recent Republic's destruction. using unbelievable guns lengthy hidden away via the Emperor on a backwater planet, Thrawn plans to show the tide of conflict, crush the hot Republic, and impose his iron rule during the galaxy. in the meantime, Han and Lando Calrissian race opposed to time to discover evidence of treason contained in the maximum Republican Council--only to find as a substitute a ghostly fleet of warships that can carry doom to their associates and victory to their enemies. but most deadly of all is a brand new darkish Jedi, risen from the ashes of a shrouded prior, fed on through bitterness... and scheming to deprave Luke Skywalker to the darkish aspect.

Features an advantage part following the unconventional that features a primer at the famous person Wars extended universe, and over part a dozen excerpts from essentially the most well known big name Wars books of the final thirty years!

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He pointed his blade at Not-Corran, an informal salute of grudging respect. “You've studied. ” “Put the blade away, boy. I don't know what you're seeing or feeling, but we can get people in here whom you trust. ” “Sure, I'll happily give you time to call your reinforcements. ” Valin paused as if hesitating but took that moment to assess his options. Not-Corran was at least as good a swordsman as Valin, and Not-Mirax was clearly off calling in more help. Soon enough, Valin would be overmatched. To Valin's right were the sink and stove, cabinets above, wall behind.

But as Savar stepped forward to reach for it, Luke passed it to Leia. She clipped it to her belt alongside her own. Savar stopped abruptly. His expression turned to one of disapproval. ” Leia turned a scornful look on the captain. “I'll wager you a month's salary—yours, not mine, since I don't receive a salary—that your warrant doesn't mention his lightsaber. Warrants almost never do. You know why? I suspect not. It's because the damage each one does is indistinguishable from the damage of any other, so they are of almost no use as forensic evidence.

She asked in droll tones. ” The Bothan offered a long-suffering sigh and turned toward the exit. They descended the shuttle's boarding ramp. With no duties required of her other than to keep alert and be the Jedi face at this preliminary meeting, Jaina was able to stand back and observe. She was struck with the unreality of it all. The niece and daughter of three of the most famous enemies of the Empire during the First Galactic Civil War of a few decades earlier, she was now witness to events that might bring the Galactic Empire—or Imperial Remnant, as it was called everywhere outside its own borders—into the Galactic Alliance on a lasting basis.

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