Before the Storm: Star Wars Legends (The Black Fleet Crisis) (Star Wars: The Black Fleet Crisis Trilogy - Legends #1) (Mass Market)
In the blockbuster bestselling tradition of Heir to the Empire comes this thrilling addition to the Star Wars(r) saga, as peace gives way to a new threat...
It is a time of tranquillity for the New Republic. The remnants of the Empire now lie in complete disarray, and the reemergence of the Jedi Knights has brought power and prestige to the fledgling government on Coruscant. Yesterday's Rebels have become today's administrators and diplomats, and the factions that fought against imperial tyranny seem united in savoring the fruits of peace.
But the peace is short-lived. A restless Luke must journey to his mother's homeworld in a desperate and dangerous quest to find her people. An adventurous Lando must seize a mysterious spacecraft that has weapons of enormous destructive power and an unknown mission. And Leia, a living symbol of the New Republic's triumph, must face down a ruthless leader of the Duskhan League, an arrogant Yevetha who seems bent on a genocidal war that could shatter the fragile unity of the New Republic...and threaten its very survival.
About the Author
Michael P. Kube-McDowell is the New York Times bestselling author of Before the Storm, the Hugo Award nominee The Quiet Pools, and the Philip K. Dick Award nominee Emprise. His acclaimed near-future, human-centered novels have been praised as "a heady mix of political intrigue and hard science" (Julian May) and "the work of an alert intellect" (Locus).
The New Republic faces a terrifying threat from the darkest depths of the Empire.