Tyrant's Test
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Tyrant's Test

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Tyrant’s Test is the final book in the Black Fleet Crisis trilogy. The novel builds on the separate stories of Han, Leia, and Luke that were established in the first two books of the trilogy. Leia faces political threats while trying to deal with the imminent war, which Han and Luke find themselves in the middle of.

Tyrant’s Test also sees the entrance of Chewbacca into the conflict, bringing in another classic Star Wars hero. It is a fitting end to a trilogy full of politics and intrigue, and continues to help build the story of the New Republic and the threats that it faces.

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Faced with an alarming image of Han as a battered hostage of the Yevetha, Chewbacca takes on an urgent mission. Meanwhile, Leia calls upon the Senate to take a stand and eliminate the Yevetha threat, even at the cost of Han's life. As a former Imperial governor takes his battle to the runaway Qella spaceship, Luke's continuing search for his mother brings him dangerously close to Nil Spaar's deadly forces. And as the Yevetha close in on the forces of the New Republic, Luke takes a desperate gamble with an invisible weapon.

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- 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:
Del Rey
Release Date:
December 1, 1996
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Page Count:
366
Issues Collected:
Audiobook
Narrator(s):
Anthony Heald

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