By Barbara Hambly
New York Times bestselling writer Barbara Hambly returns to the celebrity Wars(r) universe to inform a panoramic story of a mysterious global the place the conflict among the recent Republic and the Empire takes a surprising new twist....
Nam Chorios is a barren backwater world--once a dreaded felony colony, now domestic to a enthusiast non secular cult. it's the following that Princess Leia has been taken captive by way of a ruthless and charismatic warlord bent on destroying the recent Republic. in the meantime, Luke lands on a mysterious planet looking for his misplaced love, Callista, simply to find the strength is his personal worst enemy. yet worst of all, as Han, Chewie, and Lando go away Coruscant on a determined rescue undertaking, a wierd life-form, not like any the galaxy has ever visible, awakens...a life-form so malevolent it is going to damage everything--both Empire and New Republic--on its route to domination.
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We will do no matter what we'd like. ” Anakin acknowledged, “That’s your reward to us. We’re Jedi simply because you’re Jedi, too. we're what you're. ” He grew to become to seem again on the items of Bail Organa’s physique, the eyes open and staring in surprise, the outstretched hand with its golden ring. “And besides he wasn’t fairly your father. ” Leia screamed “No! No! ” the photographs blurred to darkness and he or she heard Luke’s voice. “Learn to exploit the strength, Leia. you want to. ” “Never! ” you need to. She couldn’t swear then that it was once Luke’s voice. the heat of the strength touched her, comforting, however it appeared that she may possibly see it basically via a viewport or a doorway. She lay in shadow, and the shadow was once chilly. She heard circulation in the back of her head, and opened her eyes. For a time there’d been a guy named Greglik who’d piloted a reconditioned ore hauler for the insurgent forces, again whilst they’d been relocating from planet to planet prior to Admiral Piett’s fleet. Greglik have been an exceptional pilot yet an addict, whose addictions had deepened until eventually he’d gotten himself and seventeen insurgent opponents killed in a silly collision with an asteroid. She remembered him now. One evening in a brief HQ on Kidron, once they have been expecting an assault, he’d advised her approximately being an addict, approximately blending medicinal drugs to accomplish the precise rainbow of psychological harm to compare any temper he sought to erase. “Glitterstim’s alright if you’re blue,” he had acknowledged, his brown eyes dreamy, like a guy recalling the nice love of his lifestyles. “Everything takes on an increase, a buzz, a existence, as though all your physique were made new and all your destiny with it. And for these nights while you’ve received an itchy anger on your soul opposed to all of the humans who’ve robbed you or jeered at you, there’s pyrepenol. pictures of pyrep and you’ll spit at the Fates that spin your lifestyles thread. while you’re hurting for the woman who may have kept you if-only, Santherian tenho-root extract’s your poison: light, mild, just like the solar breaking clouds on the finish of day. ” He’d smiled, and Leia’s contempt for the guy had transmuted to pity, as she comprehended for the 1st time all that he had performed himself out of for the sake of these effortless illusions. He have been a good-looking guy, bronzed and reasonable like an enthralling god, yet sexless, as such a lot addicts quick turned, and with no the braveness to stand a courting or carry an opinion of his personal. “But occasionally there’s not anything that’ll do it yet sweetblossom. It’s an outstanding factor the blossom’s now not addictive,” he’d further with a smile. “It may possibly grind galactic civilization to a halt in per week flat. ” “It’s that lethal? ” Leia had requested. Greglik had laughed. “My darling baby, few medicines are that lethal. It’s what they get you to do to your self that destroys you. Blossom is precisely like sleep. a bit of it—two drops, maybe—and it’s like you’ve simply woken up, prior to your brain is in apparatus to do whatever: you simply sit down round on your pajamas announcing, I’ll look after company while I’m feeling a piece extra the item. yet, after all, you by no means do. 5 drops is nice for unending sitting, curled up, cozy, pondering not anything, observing addercops spin webs or airborne dirt and dust motes make styles.