Book 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic - Legends
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BioWare and LucasArts—creators of the hugely popular Star Wars:® Knights of the Old Republic® video game—have combined their storytelling talents and cutting-edge technology for an innovative new massively multiplayer online role-playing game that allows players to create their own personal Star Wars adventure 3,500 years before the rise of Darth Vader. Now #1 New York Times bestselling author Sean Williams brings the world of the game to life in his latest novel, Star Wars: The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance.
Tassaa Bareesh, a matriarch in the Hutt crime cartel, is holding an auction that’s drawing attention from across the galaxy. Representatives of both the Republic and the Sith Empire are present, along with a Jedi Padawan sent to investigate, a disenfranchised trooper drummed out of the Republic’s elite Blackstar Squad, and a mysterious Mandalorian with a private agenda. But the Republic’s envoy is not what he seems, the Empire’s delegate is a ruthless Sith apprentice, the Jedi Padawan is determined to do the right thing and terrified that he can’t, the trooper hopes to redeem her reputation, and the Mandalorian is somehow managing to keep one step ahead of everyone.
None of these guests—invited or uninvited—have any intention of participating in the auction. Instead they plan to steal the prize, which is locked inside an impregnable vault: two burned chunks of an exploded star cruiser, one of which may hold the key to the wealth of an entire world.
But the truth about the treasure is dangerous and deadly. And in the end, Sith and Jedi, Republic and Empire, must do something they’ve never done before, something that all the agents of good and evil could never make them do: join together to stop a powerful threat that could destroy the galaxy.
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!
I just finished Red Harvest and kept wanting it to be this book. This is a good star wars book choice.
I just wrote a review for this book on the deceived book page. This is by far my favorite old republic book. It's action packed the fact that there is a sith female and she is so vicious and hateful makes this that much more appealing. From cover to cover this book had my attention the grip and the twist in the story are amazing
Already bought this!
Ibook wants me to buy this when i already bought it before the latest update for iphone, what the hell?
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- Category: Action & Adventure
- Published: Jul 20, 2010
- Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 512 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: Book 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic - Legends