Agents of Chaos I: Hero's Trial (Star Wars: The New Jedi by James Luceno

By James Luceno

Cruel assaults via an invincible alien strength have left the hot Republic reeling. Dozens of worlds have succumbed to profession or annihilation, or even the Jedi Knights have tasted defeat. In those darkest of instances, the noble Chewbacca is laid to leisure, having died as heroically as he lived--and a grief-stricken Han Solo is left to slot the items of his shattered soul again jointly sooner than he loses every thing: pals, kin, and faith.

Refusing support from Leia or Luke, Han turns into the loner he as soon as used to be, trying to get away the soreness of his partner's demise in event . . . and revenge. whilst he learns that an previous good friend from his smuggling days is working as a mercenary for the enemy, he units out to reveal the traitor. yet Han's research uncovers a fair higher evil: a sinister conspiracy geared toward the very center of the recent Republic's will and talent to fight--the Jedi.

Now Han needs to face down his internal demons and, with the aid of a brand new and unforeseen best friend, honor Chewbacca's sacrifice within the merely means that matters--by being helpful of it.

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