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SPECIAL BONUS INSIDE—the exclusive story "A Forest Apart," previously available in e-book format only!Han and Leia struggle to keep the Empire at bay as stunning revelations from the past threaten to eclipse the future of the New Republic. . . .The deaths of Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine by no means spelled the end of the Empire. In the aftermath, the New Republic has faced a constant struggle to survive. Now a new threat looms: a masterpiece of Alderaanian art—lost after the planet’s destruction—has resurfaced on the black market. It conceals a vital secret—the code used to communicate with New Republic agents undercover within the Empire. Discovery by Imperial forces would spell disaster. The only option is recovery—and Han, Leia, Chewbacca, and C-3PO have been dispatched to Tatooine to infiltrate the auction.When a dispute at the auction erupts into violence, the painting vanishes in the chaos. Han and Leia are thrust into a desperate race to reclaim it. As they battle against marauding TIE fighters, encroaching stormtroopers, and Tatooine’s savage Tusken Raiders, Leia’s emotional struggle over the specter of her infamous father culminates in the discovery of an extraordinary link to the past. And as long-buried secrets at last emerge, she faces a moment of reckoning that will forever alter her destiny . . . and that of the New Republic.
Shortly after the events in
Return of the Jedi , newlyweds Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo journey to Tatooine to recover a famous work of art that conceals a spy code, and their quest leads them to the discovery of an extraordinary link to the past. Reprint.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy
Series Title: Star Wars
Publisher: Random House
Author: Troy Denning
Street Date: December 1, 2003
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-0919