By Timothy Zahn
The sequel to this ebook 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 celebrity Wars epic. at the heels of the beautiful occasions chronicled in megastar Wars: a brand new wish, 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 an international to avenge--must face the tough realities of the cataclysmic clash into which they've got so bravely plunged. From this aspect ahead, legends will develop, treachery will abound, and lives may be irrevocably altered, within the lengthy, difficult struggle to counter the fist of tyranny and repair wish to a galaxy too lengthy in darkness.
The destruction of the demise celebrity by way of the insurgent Alliance was once a decisive blow opposed to the Empire, yet Palpatine and his vast enforcer, Darth Vader, are not any much less of a probability. The brutal extermination of Alderaan not just tested the...
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Not that it mattered much. A ride is a ride and the pilot went where they told him to. The sun broke over the planetoid's horizon and activated the polarizing filter in the pilot's face mask. He checked course and speed, pushed the nose down, and chinned the intercom. "We are three repeat three - to dirt. " Frightened though Kyle was, he'd been trained for this moment, and reacted without thinking. "Systems check - top down. " The names came in order, starting with his second in command, Sergeant Major Hong, followed by the members of squads one, two, and three.
Thirty to dirt. " The stormtroopers sat on bench-style seats with their backs to the bulkheads. They brought their assault weapons to the vertical position, aligned power paks with receiver slots, and shoved them into place. Forgetting to do so was the kind of thing greenies did and got killed for. Kyle checked to ensure that his power source was "locked," verified the "full load" reading, and released the safety. The cadet carried a side arm as well. But he knew better than to check it. Not with fifteen seconds remaining.
Morgan turned, low-crawled off the skyline, and trudged toward the east. Opportunity dwells within disaster. That's what his friend Rahn liked to say - and he hoped it was true. Thrawn received the unenviable task of telling Jerec that while the raid had been successful, the commandos had been unable to find and capture Morgan Katarn. Never one to delay an unpleasant task, Thrawn marched down a gleaming corridor, nodded to the stormtroopers who stood guard outside Jerec's suite, and requested entrance.
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