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Publisher Description

As the Clone Wars rage, victory or defeat lies in the hands of elite squads that take on the toughest assignments in the galaxy–stone-cold soldiers who go where no one else would, to do what no one else could. . . .

On a mission to sabotage a chemical weapon research facility on a Separatist-held planet, four clone troopers operate under the very noses of their enemies. The commandos are outnumbered and outgunned, deep behind enemy lines with no backup–and working with strangers instead of trusted teammates. Matters don’t improve when Darman, the squad’s demolitions expert, gets separated from the others during planetfall. Even Darman’s apparent good luck in meeting an inexperienced Padawan vanishes once Etain admits to her woeful inexperience.

For the separated clone commandos and stranded Jedi, a long, dangerous journey lies ahead, through hostile territory brimming with Trandoshan slavers, Separatists, and suspicious natives. A single misstep could mean discovery . . . and death. It’s a virtual suicide mission for anyone–anyone except Republic Commandos.

Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
October 26
Random House Publishing Group
Penguin Random House LLC

Customer Reviews

palmreaderA17 ,

Republic Commando

This is one of the best Star Wars series out there. I don’t care if you don’t read “Legends”. Don’t pass this up.

RedRiots66 ,

Hard Contact

Traviss does Star Wars better than anyone, as good as the early Zahn stuff

jmbwashi ,

Realistic soldiering

As a career soldier myself I was very please the the writer did the research to have the characters use current military language and tactics. Adding the Star Wars skin on top just made it better.

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