By Timothy Zahn
The sequel to this booklet is Choices of One (2011)
Never sooner than has the incendiary mixture of motion, politics, and intrigue that has develop into Timothy Zahn's trademark, been mmore obvious that during this new superstar Wars epic. at the heels of the beautiful occasions chronicled in celebrity Wars: a brand new desire, the newly minted heroes of the Rebellion--fledgling Jedi Luke Skywalker, smuggler grew to become reluctant freedom-fighter Han Solo, and Princess Leia Organa, a daring chief with a global to avenge--must face the cruel realities of the cataclysmic clash into which they've got so bravely plunged. From this element ahead, legends will develop, treachery will abound, and lives might be irrevocably altered, within the lengthy, not easy struggle to counter the fist of tyranny and fix wish to a galaxy too lengthy in darkness.
The destruction of the loss of life celebrity by means of the insurgent Alliance was once a decisive blow opposed to the Empire, yet Palpatine and his significant enforcer, Darth Vader, aren't any much less of a possibility. The brutal extermination of Alderaan not just established the...
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Allegiance (Star Wars) by Timothy Zahn