By Timothy Zahn
Hugo Award-winning writer Timothy Zahn makes his successful go back to the superstar Wars(r) universe during this first of an epic new two-volume sequence during which the recent Republic needs to face its most deadly enemy yet--a lifeless Imperial warlord.
The Empire stands on the breaking point of overall cave in. yet they've got kept their so much heinous plan for final. First a plot is hatched which may wreck the hot Republic in a massacre of genocide and civil conflict. Then comes the stunning information that Grand Admiral Thrawn--the such a lot crafty and ruthless warlord in history--has it appears lower back from the useless to steer the Empire to a long-prophesied victory. dealing with tremendous odds, Han and Leia start a determined race opposed to time to avoid the hot Republic from unraveling within the face of 2 inexplicable threats--one from inside and one from with no. in the meantime, Luke groups up with Mara Jade, utilizing the strength to trace down a mysterious pirate send with a group of clones. but, probably most deadly of all, are those that lurk within the shadows, orchestrating a dismal plan that might flip the recent Republic and the Empire into their playthings.
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