By Terry Brooks
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A very long time in the past in a galaxy a long way, far-off, an evil legacy lengthy believed useless is stirring. Now the darkish facet of the strength threatens to weigh down the sunshine, and merely an historic Jedi prophecy stands among wish and doom for the full galaxy.
On the fairway, unspoiled international of Naboo, Jedi grasp Qui-Gon Jinn and his apprentice, Obi-Wan Kenobi, arrive to guard the realm’s younger queen as she seeks a diplomatic way to finish the siege of her planet via exchange Federation warships. even as, on desert-swept Tatooine, a slave boy named Anakin Skywalker, who possesses a wierd skill for figuring out the “rightness” of items, toils by way of day and goals by way of night—of becoming a Jedi Knight and discovering the way to win freedom for himself and his loved mom. it will likely be the unforeseen assembly of Jedi, Queen, and a talented boy that might mark the beginning of a drama that may develop into legend.
This exact version contains a brand-new Darth Maul brief tale via New York Times bestselling writer James Luceno!
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Usually they are the ones with something to fear. The people of Ubidharm are mountainfolk; and insular, proud. Missionaries who are obnoxious pass through rapidly if they pass at all. ” 35 Greg Bear—Hegira [e-reads] The forms were already translated, and it took them only a few minutes to fill in the required information. The official paperwork was brief. When it was over a short oath was administered—in dialect, then in translation—and they were given cards. “You will report to the gatehouse of each city or town you visit.
Finally a small child—he couldn’t tell if it was a boy or a girl—came up behind him and sat next to him on the bench. ” it asked. He thought that over and decided the child was asking if he wanted a room. He nodded. The child took him by the hand and led him up the stairs. For a moment he was frightened he was getting involved in something far worse than what Bar-Woten and Barthel had chosen, but he relaxed when a bare, comfortable-looking room was shown to him, empty of companionship. He thanked the child and went to the small, clean bed to sit and think.
Everyone’s jumpy,” he said. The Ibisian nodded. The next day brought a warm, dry wind from the southwest. The skies were the color of bloody milk. Though the wind on the ground was mild, 50 Greg Bear—Hegira [e-reads] high above it tortured and twisted the clouds into thin, smooth ribbons and shot them with desert dirt. Mur-es-Werd was covered by a pink pall, and everyone walked warily as in a dangerous dream. By evening it was clear and the winds died down. But the city was restless that night.