Allegiance (Star Wars) by Timothy Zahn

By Timothy Zahn

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The sequel to this booklet is Choices of One (2011)

Never ahead of has the incendiary mixture of motion, politics, and intrigue that has develop into Timothy Zahn's trademark, been mmore glaring that during this new celebrity Wars epic. at the heels of the lovely occasions chronicled in celebrity Wars: a brand new wish, the newly minted heroes of the Rebellion--fledgling Jedi Luke Skywalker, smuggler became reluctant freedom-fighter Han Solo, and Princess Leia Organa, a daring chief with an international to avenge--must face the cruel realities of the cataclysmic clash into which they've got so bravely plunged. From this element ahead, legends will develop, treachery will abound, and lives could be irrevocably altered, within the lengthy, tough struggle to counter the fist of tyranny and restoration desire to a galaxy too lengthy in darkness.

The destruction of the loss of life celebrity via the insurgent Alliance was once a decisive blow opposed to the Empire, yet Palpatine and his mammoth enforcer, Darth Vader, are not any much less of a hazard. The brutal extermination of Alderaan not just established the...

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If they were part of his squad, he helped them. If they were a threat, he neutralized them. So when the men surrounding him moved . . he hesitated. Not because he was afraid, but because these men could have fallen into any of John’s three categories. He didn’t know their rank. They were fellow servicemen in the UNSC. But, at the moment, they didn’t seem friendly. The two men flanking him grabbed John’s biceps. The one behind him tried to slip an arm around his neck. John hunched his shoulders and tucked his chin to his chest so he couldn’t be choked.

John wanted to explain that he was just doing what had to be done. That he was sorry. That he would do anything to make it up. But John knew the Chief hated whiners, almost as much as he hated excuses. “Sir,” John said. “The guards were out of uniform. No insignia. ” “Hmm,” Mendez mused over the report again. “So it seems. ” “I took my squad home, sir. ” His voice softened to a growl and he turned to Dr. Halsey. ” She pushed her glasses higher on her nose and examined John. “I think that’s obvious, Chief.

I took my squad home, sir. ” His voice softened to a growl and he turned to Dr. Halsey. ” She pushed her glasses higher on her nose and examined John. “I think that’s obvious, Chief. ” CHAPTER SIX 1130 Hours March 09, 2525 (Military Calendar) / Epsilon Eridani System, Office of Naval Intelligence Medical Facility, in orbit around planet Reach “I want that transmission decoded now,” Dr. Halsey snapped at Déjà. “The encryption scheme is extremely complex,” replied Déjà with a hint of irritation in her normally glass-smooth voice.

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