Written by James S.A. Corey
The book fills in gaps between the fourth and fifth movie of Star Wars. The empire is close to securing a new weapon that controls who can travel via Hyperspace speed.
Leia and Han Solo with the aid of rebel super spy Scarlet Hark
aid to treackl down the weapon and steal it to finally defeat the empire.
Meanwhile Luke Skywalker is sent to investigate the strange disappearance of space craft in another part of the galaxy.
As usual in the Star Wars adventures, the best laid plans soon fall to pieces and it is left to Han Solo to find ways out of the mess they are in, with not one, but two domineering women trying to direct
Their adventures unite them with Luke, as they find themselves in a lethal jungle to a trap-filled alien temple, Han, Chewbacca, Leia, and their daring new comrade confront one ambush, double cross, and firestorm after another.
But even with the crack support of Luke Skywalker’s X-Wing squadron, the Alliance heroes may be hopelessly outgunned in their final battle for the highest of stakes: the power to liberate the galaxy from tyranny or ensure the Empire’s reign of darkness forever.
book flows easily and smoothly from one event to the next, making it an easy
Sunday afternoon read.
for the legion of Star Wars fans out there.
Heath writes reviews regularly for newspapers and magazines.