By Aaron Allston
“[Betrayal] blasts off a brand new string of adventures starring liked megastar Wars familiars . . . this new installment may still please celebrity Wars fans.”
Honor and responsibility collide with friendship and blood ties because the Skywalker and Solo clans locate themselves on opposing aspects of an explosive conflict.
When a venture to discover an unlawful missile manufacturing unit in the world Adumar leads to a violent ambush–from which Jedi Knight Jacen Solo and his protégé and cousin, Ben Skywalker, narrowly break out with their lives–it’s the main alarming facts but that political unrest is threatening to ignite into overall uprising. the threat of full-scale conflict looms among a growing to be cadre of defiant planets and the Galactic Alliance that a few worry is turning into a brand new Empire.
Determined to root out these in the back of the mayhem, Jacen follows a path of cryptic clues to a rendezvous with the main surprising of revelations. in the meantime Luke grapples with anything much more troubling: dream visions of a shadowy determine whose strength strength and ruthlessness remind him of Darth Vader. If Luke’s visions come to cross, they're going to convey untold soreness to the Jedi grasp . . . and to the galaxy.
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Then I guess you might as well relax. ” CHAPTER 15 “YOU’LL BE THERE. ” Jobs heard whimpering in the night. He was not asleep. Sleep wasn’t possible. Cordelia. The link had shown her smiling, mugging for the camera, just moments before her link recorded the single most devastating natural disaster in human history. He told himself she was alive. They couldn’t know, not for sure. Everyone dead? Maybe that was just because they didn’t want to try and save anyone. Not that it mattered. She was dead now, or would die later.
His teeth were unnaturally white and perfectly straight. His skin would never know a pimple. He’d even had his navel relocated and reshaped. The smirk was all his own. He was handsome, he was smart, he was smooth: He was way, way out of the freak-girl’s league, obviously. But if he beamed the sunlight of his attention on her she’d be his devoted servant not only now, but later, when they all thawed out. And that was the key: He would need a hard core of sycophants ready to back him up from the very first.
How many hours, how many days, weeks, months, years? Centuries? In two hours she would be in hibernation. Two hours. Would there be a time to say goodbye? Was now the time? “Mom and Dad? I love you both,” 2Face said, her throat closing up, choking off the words. “We love you, honey,” her mom said. Her dad said nothing, just wiped his tears with the back of his hand. The crowd was in a strange mood, or several strange moods. Many wept. Some joked, displays of bravado. Some prayed. Someone started to sing “God Bless America,” but no one joined in and the tune petered out.