By James Luceno, John Jackson Miller
Witness the increase of the Empire with those exciting Star Wars novels-plus unique brief tales by means of Melissa Scott, John Jackson Miller, and Jason Fry!
"Compelling . . . The villains of Star Wars are as a lot enjoyable because the stable guys."-New York Daily News
Under Governor Wilhuff Tarkin's counsel, an final weapon of remarkable destruction-the so-called demise Star-moves ever towards turning into a terrifying fact. till then, insurgency is still a real possibility. Guerrilla assaults by means of an elusive band of freedom combatants needs to be countered with speedy and brutal action-a venture the Emperor entrusts to his so much bold brokers: Darth Vader, the fearsome new Sith enforcer, and Tarkin, whose tactical crafty and cold-blooded potency will pave the way in which for the Empire's supremacy-and its enemies' extinction.
A NEW DAWN
Foreword by way of Dave Filoni
"A tale with pacing and discussion that appears like vintage Star Wars."-Nerdist
Ever because the Jedi have been marked for loss of life, Kanan Jarrus has committed himself to staying alive instead of serving the strength. So whilst he discovers a clash brewing among Imperial forces and determined revolutionaries, he's no longer approximately to get stuck within the crossfire. Then the brutal loss of life of a chum forces him to choose from bowing right down to worry or status as much as struggle. yet Jarrus won't be scuffling with on my own. quickly he's joined via Hera Syndulla-a mysterious agent provocateur with reasons of her own-in not easy the Empire for the sake of a global and its people.
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The Rise of the Empire: A New Dawn & Tarkin (Star Wars) by James Luceno, John Jackson Miller