By Christie Golden
What started as a quest for fact has develop into a fight for survival for Luke Skywalker and his son, Ben. they've got used the secrets and techniques of the Mindwalkers to go beyond their very own our bodies and communicate with the spirits of the fallen, risking their very lives within the method. they've got confronted a staff of Sith assassins and overwhelmed the chances to damage them. And now the demise squad’s sole survivor, Sith apprentice Vestara Khai, has summoned a complete fleet of Sith frigates to have interaction the embattled father and son. however the darkish warriors come bearing a shocking proposition that would convey Jedi and Sith jointly in an unparalleled alliance opposed to an evil extra historical and alien than they could imagine.
While the Skywalkers and their Sith allies trigger on their joint project into the treacherous internet of black holes that's the Maw, Han and Leia Solo danger arrest and worse to assist the Jedi imprisoned again on Coruscant. Tyrannical leader of country Natasi Daala has issued orders that would open an enduring schism among her executive and the Jedi Order—a schism that can flip all Jedi into renegades and sought after criminals.
But it really is within the depths of the Maw that the way forward for the galaxy might be made up our minds. For there the Skywalkers and their Sith allies will interact a real monster in conflict, and Luke will come face-to-face with a excellent fact.
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Of course not. ” Luke flipped a switch. “This is the Jade Shadow to the anonymous sender of the previous message directed at Vestara Khai. ” There was a long silence. Luke could feel young ears straining. Then another message appeared, addressed to LUKE SKYWALKER. THE MESSAGE MAY BE PUBLICLY VIEWED. “Well, a reasonable Sith, what next,” Luke muttered, and touched another button on the console. A small holographic figure took shape. It was a human male, wearing the traditional Sith black robes.
The two regarded each other for a long moment. Out of the corner of his eye, Luke saw Ben and Vestara exchange glances, and the young man stepped closer to her. He seemed to want to put a hand on her shoulder, but stopped just short of making the gesture. Khai was good. He gave away nothing. ” A short time later, Khai’s small, podlike ship was secured to the docking port of the Jade Shadow. The port was located on the underside of the vessel. Vestara, Ben, and Luke stood awaiting him as he emerged from the connecting tube.
I am High Lord Sarasu Taalon, commander of this force,” the voice continued. “Your reputation precedes you. ” “I wish I could say the same,” Luke said. ” “No, you don’t. But I am prepared for that to change … somewhat. ” “It does,” Luke said. ” “You and Vestara, yes,” Taalon said. “You will have to turn her back over to us, of course. ” “No thanks,” Luke said. “Anything you have to say to me can be said at a distance. Vestara isn’t the worst companion I’ve ever traveled with. ” Ben looked again at the Sith girl.
Allies (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi, Book 5) by Christie Golden