Description - Star Wars: Darksaber by Kevin J. Anderson
Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, cloaked by the Force and riding with thehostile Sand People, have returned to the dunes of the desert planet Tatooine inhopes of finding what Luke so desperately seeks: contact with Obi-WanKenobi.Luke is hoping the old Jedi Knight's spirit will tell him how to helphis love, Callista, regain her lost ability to use the Force.Tormented and haunted, Luke cannot rest until Callista is a Jedi in the fullest sense, for only then will the link between their minds and soulsbe restored. Yet brewing on Tatooine is news that will shake Luke and Hanand threaten everything they value.The disturbing piece of information is that the evil Hutts, criminalwarlords of the galaxy, are building a secret superweapon: a reconstruction ofthe original Death Star, to be named Darksaber. This planet-crushing powerwill be in the ruthless hands of Durga the Hutt -- a creature withoutconscience or mercy.But there is worse news yet: the Empire lives. The beautiful AdmiralDaala, still very much alive and more driven than ever to destroy the Jedi, hasjoined forces with the defeated Pellaeon, former second in command toGrand Admiral Thrawn. Together they are marshaling Imperial forces to wipe outthe New Republic.Now, as Luke, Han, Leia, Chewbacca, Artoo and Threepio regroup to facethese threats, they are joined by new Jedi Knights and Callista. Together theymust fight on two fronts, outshooting and outsmarting the most formidableenemies in the galaxy. In "Darksaber" the Jedi are heading for the ultimatetest of their power--a test in which all the temptations of the dark sidebeckon. And Luke Skywalker must draw upon his innermost resources to fight for aworldin which he can not onlylive, but dare to love.Rave reviews for previous Star Wars adventures: "Anderson has all but assumed the title of Chancellor of Star Wars University." "-- Starlog" "Chock full of all the good stuff you've come to expect from a battle ofgood against evil." "-- Daily News," New York
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