Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Conviction
by Aaron Allston
Century Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 9781846056901
Date: 19 May 2011 List Price £18.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Following their big back list push on the eye-catching Star Wars novels, Random House UK finally catch up with their US counterparts at Lucas Book with the release, in hard cover of continues with the release of Conviction, a brand new 'Fate of the Jedi' story penned by popular Star Wars author Aaron Allston.
"Chief of State Natasi Daala has been overthrown, and the Jedi Order has taken control of the Galactic Alliance. But while the new governors dismantle Daala’s draconian regime, forces still loyal to the deposed official are mobilizing a counterstrike. And even the Jedi’s new authority may not be enough to save Tahiri Veila, the former Jedi Knight and onetime Sith apprentice convicted of treason for the killing of Galactic Alliance officer Gilad Pellaeon.
Meanwhile, Luke and Ben Skywalker are relentlessly pursuing Abeloth, the powerful dark-side entity bent on ruling the galaxy. But as they corner their monstrous quarry on the planet Nam Chorios, the two lone Jedi must also face the fury of the Sith death squadron bearing down on them. And when Abeloth turns the tables with an insidious ambush, the Skywalkers’ quest threatens to become a suicide mission. "