By Alan Dean Foster
In the years because the occasions of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the Republic has persevered to collapse, and an increasing number of, the Jedi are had to support the galactic govt hold order. As superstar Wars: Episode II opens, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker have simply lower back from a challenge on an international referred to as Ansion. Written by means of loved Star Wars veteran Alan Dean Foster, and starring a brand new personality from the approaching motion picture, The drawing close Storm tells the tale of that bold mission.
The Republic is decaying, even lower than the management of excellent Chancellor Palpatine, who used to be elected to avoid wasting the galaxy from collapsing lower than the forces of discontent. at the tiny yet strategic planet of Ansion, a strong faction is at the verge of becoming a member of the turning out to be secessionist flow. The city dwellers desire to extend into the prairies outdoor their cities–the ancestral territory of the fierce, self reliant Ansion nomads. If their calls for should not met, they're going to secede–an act which may jump-start a sequence response of withdrawal and uprising by means of different worlds of the Republic.
At the Chancellor’s request, the Jedi Council sends Jedi Knights, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, to unravel the clash and negotiate with the elusive nomads. Undaunted, Obi-Wan and Luminara, in addition to their Padawans Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, set out around the wasteland. Many perils lie ready to seize them. The Jedi should satisfy near-impossible initiatives, befriend cautious strangers, and effect nice armies to accomplish their quest, stalked all of the whereas by way of an enemy sworn to determine the negotiations cave in and the undertaking fail . . .
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4. World Wide Web—Fiction. 5. Artificial intelligence—Fiction. 6. Friendship—Fiction. 7. Administrative agencies—Fiction. 8. National security—Fiction. I. Title. II. Title: Watch. com For JAMES ALAN GARDNER Who Explained Teleology to the World at Large acknowledgments Huge thanks to my lovely wife Carolyn Clink; to Ginjer Buchanan at Penguin Group (USA)’s Ace imprint in New York; to Adrienne Kerr and Nicole Winstanley at Penguin Group (Canada) in Toronto; and to Malcolm Edwards and Simon Spanton at the Orion Publishing Group in London.
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The Approaching Storm (Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Book 3) by Alan Dean Foster