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Darth Plagueis (Reprint) (Paperback) (James Luceno)

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At long last, the Star Wars story of the mysterious Sith Lord Darth Plagueis and his apprentice, Darth Sidious, is revealed!NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“The best Star Wars publication to date . . . [James] Luceno takes Darth Plagueis down the dark path and never looks back.”—NewsdayDarth Plagueis: Like all Sith Lords before him, he craves absolute power. But like no Sith Lord ever, he possesses theultimate power—over life and death.Darth Sidious: In secret he masters the power of the dark side, while publicly climbing to the highest government office.One desires to rule supreme; the other dreams of living forever. Together, they will destroy the Jedi and rule the galaxy. Unless merciless Sith tradition becomes their undoing. . . .“Luceno draws on his storytelling skill and prodigious knowledge of the [Star Wars] world . . . to craft a complex tale of ambition and desire.”—Library Journal

He was the most powerful Sith lord who ever lived.But could he be the only one who never died? ?Did you ever hear the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? It's a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was a Dark Lord of the Sith, so powerful and so wise that he could use the Force to influence the midi-chlorians to create life. He had such a knowledge of the dark side that he could even keep the ones he cared about from dying.??Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith Darth Plagueis: one of the most brilliant Sith Lords who ever lived. Possessing power is all he desires. Losing it is the only thing he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless ways of the Sith. And when the time is right, he destroys his Master?but vows never to suffer the same fate. For like no other disciple of the dark side, Darth Plagueis learns to command the ultimate power . . . over life and death. Darth Sidious: Plagueis's chosen apprentice. Under the guidance of his Master, he secretly studies the ways of the Sith, while publicly rising to power in the galactic government, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor. Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious, Master and acolyte, target the galaxy for domination?and the Jedi Order for annihilation. But can they defy the merciless Sith tradition? Or will the desire of one to rule supreme, and the dream of the other to live forever, sow the seeds of their destruction?From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 481
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Action + Thrillers, Galactic Empires + Space Operas
Series Title: Star Wars
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House
Author: James Luceno
Language: English
Street Date: October 30, 2012
TCIN: 14182546
UPC: 9780345511294
Item Number (DPCI): 248-80-7959
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