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Publisher Description

Seeking rich, powerful allies to bring into the  Rebel Alliance and a new home planet for the  refugees of her native Alderaan, Princess Leia  considers a proposal that could tip the balance of power  against the evil Empire. The Hapes Consortium of  63 worlds is ruled by the Queen Mother, who wants  Leia to marry her son, the dashing and wealthy  Prince Isolder. Han Solo has always dreamed of  marrying Leia himself, and now he makes a desperate  last gamble to win her back. Soon he, Isolder,  Luke Skywalker and Artoo will be at the center of an  adventure leading to an awesome treasure, a group  of Force-trained "witches," and a  showdown with an invincible foe.

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!

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
1995
April 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
10.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Teacher142 ,

Adds to the Mythology

Around the time this came out, I read a number of the Star Wars books, including the three trilogies (Thrawn, Academy, Centerpoint et. al.). This is the only one that I keep on my shelf. It has a well-constructed and (within its setting) believable plot based on the pragmatic character of Leia, the impulsive Solo, and the, perhaps too romantic, Skywalker. Though it is Solo's actions that drive the action, Skywalker is keen to participate because of research he has done in the Jedi archives.

All-in-all, this was a strong effort. I read it twice and the only other Star Wars title I found as interesting was "Children of the Jedi". There are other titles that are good, but this one stands out.

Lattana ,

Essential Star Wars Story

I actually consider this book part of Star Wars history (for the record I do NOT include Episodes 1, 2 or 3). It really well written, follows important and logical event following Ep. 6 and is very entertaining. Without giving away too much I hope, it gives the final pieces to the relationship of Han and Leia and I loved every minute of it. Like Zahn's trilogy, this story stays true to the characters as well as intruding new and fascinating ones. Anyone interested in finding a new chapter in the SW world must pick this one up, you won't regret it.

lioness878 ,

Great book

This is my favorite book in the timeline so far.

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