By Aaron Allston
Ebook nine within the interesting series!
The X-wing fighter pilots have earned their popularity because the insurgent Alliance's final strike strength by means of overwhelming enemies with their rapid-fire attacks. yet now they're approximately to embark on a diplomatic undertaking that may turn out to be much more detrimental than all-out combat....
The impartial international of Adumar has determined to select an aspect within the battle to manage the galaxy. Delegates from either the hot Republic and the Empire were invited to Adumar, and every camp can be given an opportunity to plead its government's case. yet there's one small trap: because the Adumari prize army ability exceptionally else, they insist that either delegations be composed completely of fighter pilots. For pilot Wedge Antilles and his corporation, it's an unusual workout in diplomacy--and one that's full of unforeseen peril. For when they arrive, the X-wing pilots are challenged by way of Adumar's fierce warriors and attacked via Imperial assassins bent on disposing of all pageant. yet those demanding situations light compared to the hazard posed through a rogue Republic agent...one who's decided to win Adumar's allegiance as soon as and for all--even if it expenditures the X-wing pilots their lives.
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Drekkenoth leaned forth. " Dennagon hated rhetorical questions, especially when they did not address the true issue at talon. Drekkenoth ranted on, yet his voice commanded a respect that shielded its rambling attribute from consciousness. "The future must be heeded. There is not much time left in t his Wor l d . C a n y o u f e e l the e s s e n c e in t h e air, the uncha nging f a t e of the World that shall draw it to its inescapable end? The future must be heeded, for the rise of Totality is coming.
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