But, thousands of light-years away, the last of the emperor's warlords has taken command of the shattered Imperial Fleet, readied it for war, and pointed it at the fragile heart of the new Republic. For this dark warrior has made two vital discoveries that could destroy everything the courageous men and women of the Rebel Alliance fought so hard to build.
The explosive confrontation that results is a towering epic of action, invention, mystery, and spectacle on a galactic scale. In short, it's a story worthy of the name Star Wars!
(From the Star Wars Series shelf.)