Star Wars: Rise of the Empire

Star Wars: Rise of the Empire

Featuring Two Novels-Star Wars: Tarkin and Star Wars: A New Dawn-and Three Original Short Stories

Book - 2015
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Witness the rise of the Empire with these two thrilling Star Wars novels--plus exclusive short stories by Melissa Scott, John Jackson Miller, and Jason Fry!

TARKIN

"Compelling . . . The villains of Star Wars are as much fun as the good guys."--New York Daily News

Under Governor Wilhuff Tarkin's guidance, an ultimate weapon of unparalleled destruction--the so-called Death Star--moves ever closer to becoming a terrifying reality. Until then, insurgency remains a genuine threat. Guerrilla attacks by an elusive band of freedom fighters must be countered with swift and brutal action--a mission the Emperor entrusts to his most formidable agents: Darth Vader, the fearsome new Sith enforcer, and Tarkin, whose tactical cunning and cold-blooded efficiency will pave the way for the Empire's supremacy--and its enemies' extinction.

A NEW DAWN
Foreword by Dave Filoni

"A story with pacing and dialogue that feels like classic Star Wars ."-- Nerdist

Ever since the Jedi were marked for death, Kanan Jarrus has devoted himself to staying alive rather than serving the Force. So when he discovers a conflict brewing between Imperial forces and desperate revolutionaries, he's not about to get caught in the crossfire. Then the brutal death of a friend forces him to choose between bowing down to fear or standing up to fight. But Jarrus won't be fighting alone. Soon he is joined by Hera Syndulla--a mysterious agent provocateur with motives of her own--in challenging the Empire for the sake of a world and its people.
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, [2015]
ISBN: 9781101965030
9781101965061
Characteristics: 703 pages ; 24 cm
Call Number: STAR

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