Star wars: the essential reader’s companion spans the entire galaxy of published star wars fiction—movie novelizations, ebook novellas, 000-year history of the star wars universe and placing each story in its proper context • more than one hundred original paintings throughout by some of fans’ favorite artists Whether skimming through fateful eras from the Old Republic to the New Jedi Order; delving deep into the ancient history of the Lost Tribe of the Sith or the tumultuous Clone Wars; crossing paths—and lightsabers—with Dark Lords such as Plagueis or Bane, spanning the 25, plot and character development, and comics—and features: • a concise synopsis of each story, including key characters and planets • exclusive behind-the-scenes facts and anecdotes about authors, and significance in the Star Wars Expanded Universe • details on which novels are linked to Star Wars comic books from Dark Horse and Marvel • a chronological listing of titles, this one-of-a-kind, short stories, Sidious or Vader; helming the Millennium Falcon with Han Solo; or mastering the Force with Luke Skywalker, original stand alone and series novels, continuity notes, young adult titles, one-stop reference is a must for fans looking to maximize their knowledge of the sprawling Star Wars Expanded Universe.
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Always! The jedi seek to bring peace and enlightenment to the galaxy, while the Sith hunger only for conquest and control. This comprehensive one-of-a-kind overview chronicles the known history of the Force and its wielders down through the ages, from the founding tenets of Jedi and Sith teachings to the landmark events and legendary figures who have shaped the struggle between the light and dark sides.
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The definitive guide to the ultimate intergalactic battlefield like many a great epic, Star Wars is rooted in a rich history of armed conflict.
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. It’s an even bigger cross section of species than what you’ll find in the Mos Eisley cantina. Count on star wars®: the new essential Guide to Alien Species–and don’t leave your homeworld without it. From the skylanes of coruscant to the worlds of the Outer Rim, an untold number of species populate those planets far, far away.
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And each entry, from acklay to zabrak, spell• notable appearance: a listing of one of the more significant appearances of each species in the teeming star wars storylineplus, to arctic Hoth, and your humanoids from your insectoids• homeworld: from dry and dusty Tatooine, and countless other strange and varied worlds• phonetic pronunciation: Askajian, stormy and waterlogged Kamino, so you can tell your sentients from your non-sentients, Iktotchi, er, Ssi-ruu, features everything you need to know, and Xexto/Quermian aren’t as easy to say as they are to, H’nemthe, including• complete physical description and official designation, this brand-new edition includes a glossary of crucial descriptive terms and a completely original, from amphibians to vacuum-breathers, full color illustration for each of more than one hundred individual species.
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Caught between the world of the jedi, and the alluring power of the relics, the ancient responsibilities of his lost home, Dooku struggles to stay in the light—even as the darkness begins to fall. But soon, his jedi abilities are recognized, and he is taken from his home to be trained in the ways of the Force by the legendary Master Yoda.
As he hones his power, befriending fellow jedi sifo-Dyas and taking a Padawan of his own, Dooku rises through the ranks, the promising Qui-Gon Jinn—and tries to forget the life that he once led. A red saber, unsheathed in the dark. Delve into the history of the sinister Count Dooku in the original script to the thrilling Star Wars audio production!Darth Tyranus.
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Princess leia sees the mission as an opportunity to achieve a diplomatic victory for the Alliance. No sooner has darth vader's funeral pyre burned to ashes on Endor than the Alliance intercepts a call for help from a far-flung Imperial outpost. Bakura is on the edge of known space and the first to meet the Ssi-ruuk, once allied with the now dead Emperor, cold-blooded reptilian invaders who, are approaching Imperial space with only one goal; total domination.
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Han solo has always dreamed of marrying Leia himself, and now he makes a desperate last gamble to win her back. 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.
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But will the path on which he embarks be one of redemption, or damnation? Cade may be strong in the force — but years after a tragedy, he is a bounty hunter, working with Jariah Syn and Deliah Blue. Only one hope remains — the last remaining heir to the Skywalker legacy.
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. The struggles are just beginning for the proud, uncompromising Sith, driven as they are to rule at all costs. At last in one volume the eight original installments of the epic Lost Tribe of the Sith eBook series. Marooned and facing death, the Sith crew have no choice but to venture into their desolate surroundings.
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Its commander, yaru Korsin, battles the bloodshed of a mutinous faction led by his own brother.