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I, Jedi: Star Wars: Star Wars

by Michael A. Stackpole

Random House Publishing Group | June 1, 1999 | Mass Market Paperbound |

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New York Times bestselling author Michael A. Stackpole presents a stirring new tale set in the Star Wars® universe: the dramatic story of a heroic X-wing pilot on the razor''s edge between the Force--and the dark side.

Corran Horn has distinguished himself as one of the best and brightest of Rogue Squadron''s elite fighting force. Then his wife, Mirax, vanishes on a covert mission for the New Republic, and Corran vows to find her. To do so, he knows he must develop the latent Force powers inherited from his grandfather, a legendary Jedi hero. He joins Luke Skywalker''s famed Jedi academy to begin training, only to quit in frustration at Skywalker''s methods. Now Corran is on his own. Using his Corellian undercover experience, he must infiltrate, sabotage, and destroy a ruthless organization in order to find his wife. But to succeed, Corran will have to come to terms with his Jedi heritage--and make a terrible choice: surrender to the dark side...or die.


© 1999 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM
All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 592 Pages, 3.94 × 6.69 × 0.79 in

Published: June 1, 1999

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0553578731

ISBN - 13: 9780553578737

Found in: Science Fiction and Fantasy

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I, Jedi: Star Wars: Star Wars

I, Jedi: Star Wars: Star Wars

by Michael A. Stackpole

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 592 Pages, 3.94 × 6.69 × 0.79 in

Published: June 1, 1999

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0553578731

ISBN - 13: 9780553578737

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None of us liked waiting in ambush, primarily because we couldn''t be wholly certain we weren''t the ones being set up for a hot-vape. The Invids--the pirate crews working with the ex-Imperial Star Destroyer Invidious-- had so far eluded the best efforts of the New Republic to engage them. They seemed to know where we would be, when we would get there, and in what force, then planned their raids appropriately. As a result we spent a lot of time doing battle-damage assessments on their efforts, and they really pushed to give us plenty of BDA work. Rogue Squadron had gone to ground to wait on several of the larger asteroids in the K''vath system. This location put us in close proximity to K''vath 5''s primary moon, Alakatha. We powered down our engines and had our sensors in passive mode only to avoid detection by the folks we wanted to trap. According to our mission briefing, New Republic Intelligence had gotten a tip they considered reliable that at least part of Leonia Tavira''s pirate fleet would be hitting a luxury liner coming out of the resort coast on Alakatha''s northern continent. Mirax and I had actually honeymooned there three years ago, before Thrawn turned the New Republic inside-out, so I had fond memories of the place and could well remember the wealth dripping in jewels and precious metals from the throats and hands of the New Republic''s elite. I glanced at my X-wing''s chronometer. "The Glitterstar is still on schedule?" Whistler, nestled behind my
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New York Times bestselling author Michael A. Stackpole presents a stirring new tale set in the Star Wars® universe: the dramatic story of a heroic X-wing pilot on the razor''s edge between the Force--and the dark side.

Corran Horn has distinguished himself as one of the best and brightest of Rogue Squadron''s elite fighting force. Then his wife, Mirax, vanishes on a covert mission for the New Republic, and Corran vows to find her. To do so, he knows he must develop the latent Force powers inherited from his grandfather, a legendary Jedi hero. He joins Luke Skywalker''s famed Jedi academy to begin training, only to quit in frustration at Skywalker''s methods. Now Corran is on his own. Using his Corellian undercover experience, he must infiltrate, sabotage, and destroy a ruthless organization in order to find his wife. But to succeed, Corran will have to come to terms with his Jedi heritage--and make a terrible choice: surrender to the dark side...or die.


© 1999 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM
All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

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New York Times bestselling author Michael A. Stackpole presents a stirring new tale set in the Star Wars(R) universe: the dramatic story of a heroic X-wing pilot on the razor''s edge between the Force--and the dark side.
Corran Horn has distinguished himself as one of the best and brightest of Rogue Squadron''s elite fighting force. Then his wife, Mirax, vanishes on a covert mission for the New Republic, and Corran vows to find her. To do so, he knows he must develop the latent Force powers inherited from his grandfather, a legendary Jedi hero. He joins Luke Skywalker''s famed Jedi academy to begin training, only to quit in frustration at Skywalker''s methods. Now Corran is on his own. Using his Corellian undercover experience, he must infiltrate, sabotage, and destroy a ruthless organization in order to find his wife. But to succeed, Corran will have to come to terms with his Jedi heritage--and make a terrible choice: surrender to the dark side...or die.

(c) 1999 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM
All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

About the Author

Michael A. Stackpole is an award-winning game and computer designer and a New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books. He lives in Arizona.


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If you're a Star Wars fan, this book will take you further into the mysterious world of the Jedi than you've ever been before. Star Wars: I Jedi takes readers into the training, powers and souls of warriors. And only one man can stop a secret band of pirates threatening the fragile New Republic -- Luke Skywalker.

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