Allies (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi, Book 5) by Christie Golden

By Christie Golden

 
What all 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 technique. they've got confronted a workforce of Sith assassins and crushed the chances to break 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 may convey Jedi and Sith jointly in an remarkable alliance opposed to an evil extra old 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 help the Jedi imprisoned again on Coruscant. Tyrannical leader of country Natasi Daala has issued orders that might open an enduring schism among her executive and the Jedi Order—a schism which could flip all Jedi into renegades and sought after criminals.

But it truly is within the depths of the Maw that the way forward for the galaxy can be determined. For there the Skywalkers and their Sith allies will have interaction a real monster in conflict, and Luke will come face-to-face with a wonderful fact.

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Luke said, turning Taalon’s own flowery words back on him. “That, I do not object to permitting her to share. ” “She will come to no harm while entrusted in your … care,” said Taalon. “None. ” “Provided you keep your bargain, she’s perfectly safe. ” Vestara frowned at being referred to as a child. Ben started to smile a little, despite the situation, then realized that she was the same age as he was. He shot his dad a disappointed glance. “Then I believe we have an agreement,” Taalon said. “Not just yet.

It is possible she may not be amenable to … polite conversation. ” “I will do whatever is necessary to free the ill Jedi from her control,” Luke said. ” His voice was not harsh, but there was a tone in it Ben recognized. The deed was almost as good as done when Luke Skywalker spoke like that. ” Taalon asked. Luke didn’t answer at once. Ben knew what he was struggling with. And he was surprised that it was even a struggle for the Grand Master. Luke was a Jedi. These were Sith. There couldn’t possibly be an alliance.

OFFICES OF THE IMPERIAL HEAD OF STATE GALACTIC EMPIRE EMBASSY COMPLEX, CORUSCANT THE HOUR WASN’T ALL THAT LATE, NOT AS JAGGED FEL WAS STARTING to reckon hours, but it was late enough that his brain was tired and having difficulty focusing. He rubbed his eyes, strained from staring at datapads all day, and put the one he was reading atop a pile. On a whim, he assembled them all into a little tower. There were quite a lot of them. He turned his expensive—and incredibly comfortable, which was more a necessity than a luxury, considering how much time he spent in it—nerfhide chair toward the vidscreen and touched a button.

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