Empire Volume 4: The Heart Of The Rebellion
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Empire Volume 4: The Heart Of The Rebellion

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Heart Of The Rebellion is broken into four anecdotes that depict Leia as she learns some difficult lessons about being a leader in the midst of a rebellion.

This page turning installment is set both before and after A New Hope and really focuses on adding depth to Leia's character while being packed with action. We see her growing feeling toward Han Solo, her development as a leader and coming to terms with the sacrifices they make.

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She was the catalyst that helped to turn a rag-tag rebellion into the Rebel Alliance. She provided the impetus for the "Heroes of Yavin" in their attack on the Death Star. And she was the spark that ignited the flames of passion in one of the galaxy's most notorious rogues. "She," of course, is Princess Leia, the leader-and heart-of the Rebellion against Palpatine's galactic Empire. The four stories in this volume follow Leia from the weeks just before the events in A New Hope, to the time just before The Empire Strikes Back-from her first transforming experience with armed rebellion, to facing the ramifications of consequences of the destruction of her home planet, to the beginnings of true love.

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Staff Comments

- Charles Hankel

- Eric Eilersen

- Heather Goldman

- Karl Sander

- Meg Dowell

- Stacey White

- Corey Helton

- Andrew Bell

This Clone Wars era novel slipped under my radar for quite a while. Maybe because the title sounds like a romance novel... But by the time I finally got around to reading this, I was incredibly surprised! This is a gem of Star Wars Legends and gives us the rare spotlight on Yoda and Count Dooku. After having just read Dooku: Jedi Lost, this really scratched the itch that I had with my newfound interest in the character. This time, he’s trying to set a trap for Yoda under the guise of wanting to end the Clone Wars once and for all. Also, Ventress! On top of all of this, we get great insight and perspective we get on Yoda and a very close, personal story with Dooku as well. Dark Rendezvous great atmosphere and setting on the spooky planet of Vjun!

- Jared Mayes

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Publisher:
Dark Horse
Release Date:
April 27, 2005
ISBN:
978-1593073084
Page Count:
152
Issues Collected:
The Heart of the Rebellion #5-6, #20-22, Valentine Story
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Empire Volume 4: The Heart Of The Rebellion
April 27, 2005
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