By Timothy Zahn
The destruction of the loss of life big name by means of the insurgent Alliance used to be a decisive blow opposed to the Empire, yet Palpatine and his sizeable enforcer, Darth Vader, aren't any much less of a probability. The brutal extermination of Alderaan not just validated the importance in their murderous energy, yet served as a chilling testomony to their get to the bottom of to weigh down the insurgent rebellion. status opposed to them, Skywalker, Solo, and the Princess stay doubtful competitors. Luke is presented and courageous, yet unschooled within the energy he possesses. Han has doubts approximately waging somebody else’s war–and his contentiousness is yet one more burden for Leia to undergo as she struggles to assist preserve the uprising alive. the 3 were despatched to mediate a dispute among insurgent Alliance factions in Shelsha Sector–agitating concerns via forcing Han to deal not just with pirates, yet together with his extra dreaded enemy, politics. even as, Mara Jade–all of eighteen and years clear of her fateful assembly with Luke–is serving her evil grasp, Palpatine, good in her position because the Emperor’s Hand: monitoring suspected treachery within the Empire to what will be excessive places–while attempting to remain out of Darth Vader’s way.
But the Rebels will turn out to be just one of the Empire’s matters. For Imperial Stormtrooper Daric LaRone, his religion within the Empire shaken through the wanton destruction of Alderaan, will devote a unexpected and violent act of defiance, and take 4 different enforcers with him, in a determined bid to elude their masters’ wrath.
Each of those fateful activities, even if sanctioned, mystery, or scandalous, will reveal brutality and corruption, spur upheavals destined to shake the Empire to its center, and form momentous occasions but to come back.
Features an advantage part following the unconventional that features a primer at the Star Wars extended universe, and over part a dozen excerpts from essentially the most well known Star Wars books of the final thirty years!
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Allegiance: Star Wars Legends (Star Wars - Legends) by Timothy Zahn