By Roger MacBride Allen
Imprisoned on the earth Corellia, Han Solo unearths himself on the mercy of his evil cousin, Thracken Sal-Solo. Thracken plans to revive the Imperial method and grab overall strength -- it doesn't matter what the fee. Han has one likelihood to prevent him. yet to take action he needs to flip his again on his human cousin and sign up for forces with a feminine alien. Dracmus was once arrested as a ringleader in a plot opposed to the corrupt Human League. Now she and Han will try out a bold get away to Selonia in time to warn Leia, Luke Skywalker, and Lando of Thracken's plan. yet can Han belief the alien to maintain her word?
Meanwhile, different questions threaten the hot Republic -- and the lives of hundreds of thousands. who's in the back of the lethal Starbuster plot? Why is an individual trying to take ownership of Corellia's strong planetary repulsors? and what's the key in the back of the mysterious Centerpoint Station, and historic, synthetic global of unknown beginning that has unexpectedly -- and inexplicably -- come alive?...
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They can be trained like other craftsmen, by apprenticeship. There will be less disease, because conditions will be more healthful; less contagion, because less travel. ” “What are you doing here? ” “There was a cause for celebration. It was convenient to halt here. And then—” It was the first time I’d seen him hesitate over anything. ” His grin came back, just for a second. ” I had the gun as well muffled as I was likely to get it. “You said there’s no United States government. ” “That’s unbelievable,” I said.
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I thanked him—for the clarity—and I got to work. That evening, in the kitchen, Arslan passed me with a knowing smile. ” I was scribbling figures while I ate. ” Already the food was sticking in my throat. A long, hungry winter. He paused beside the table, resting the blunt fingertips of one hand on my papers. He had his shirtsleeves rolled up, and his bare forearms were burly but smooth, like a store-window dummy or a polished statue. “You will not find Colonel Nizam unreasonable. ” With the other hand he was holding the wrist of a very pretty, very boredlooking girl, the way he might have held a dog’s leash.