By Matthew Woodring Stover
Original yr of publication: 2005
The turning element for the full Star Wars saga is at hand
After years of civil battle, the Separatists have battered the already faltering Republic approximately to the purpose of cave in. On Coruscant, the Senate watches anxiously as preferrred Chancellor Palpatine aggressively strips away an increasing number of constitutional liberties within the identify of safeguarding the Republic. Yoda, Mace Windu, and their fellow Masters grapple with the Chancellor’ s nerve-racking movement to imagine keep an eye on of the Jedi Council. And Anakin Skywalker, the prophesied selected One, destined to deliver stability to the strength, is more and more fed on through his worry that his mystery love, Senator Padmé Amidala, will die.
As the strive against escalates around the galaxy, the level is determined for an explosive endgame: Obi-Wan undertakes a deadly challenge to wreck the feared Separatist army chief basic Grievous. Palpatine, wanting to safe even larger keep an eye on, subtly impacts public opinion to show opposed to the Jedi. And a conflicted Anakin–tormented via unspeakable visions– edges dangerously toward the threshold of a galaxy-shaping choice. It is still just for Darth Sidious, whose shadow looms ever higher, to strike the ultimate fantastic blow opposed to the Republic . . . and to ordain a fearsome new Sith Lord: Darth Vader.
Based at the screenplay of the eagerly expected ultimate movie in George Lucas’s epic saga, bestselling Star Wars writer Matthew Stover’s novel crackles with motion, captures the enduring characters in all their complexity, and brings an area opera masterpiece complete circle in lovely style.
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