The Rise of the Empire: Star Wars: Featuring the novels Star Wars: Tarkin, Star Wars: A New Dawn, and 3 all-new short stories

  • Publish Date: 2015-10-06
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: John Jackson Miller;James Luceno
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Witness the rise of the Empire with these two thrilling Star Wars novelsplus exclusive short stories by Melissa Scott, John Jackson Miller, and Jason Fry!


Compelling . . . The villains ofStar Warsare as much fun as the good guys.New YorkDaily News

Under Governor Wilhuff Tarkins guidance, an ultimate weapon of unparalleled destructionthe so-called Death Starmoves ever closer to becoming a terrifying reality. Until then, insurgency remains a genuine threat. Guerrilla attacks by an elusive band of freedom fighters must be countered with swift and brutal actiona mission the Emperor entrusts to his most formidable agents: Darth Vader, the fearsome new Sith enforcer, and Tarkin, whose tactical cunning and cold-blooded efficiency will pave the way for the Empires supremacyand its enemies extinction.

Foreword by Dave Filoni

A story with pacing and dialogue that feels like classic Star Wars.Nerdist

Ever since the Jedi were marked for death, Kanan Jarrus has devoted himself to staying alive rather than serving the Force. So when he discovers a conflict brewing between Imperial forces and desperate revolutionaries, hes not about to get caught in the crossfire. Then the brutal death of a friend forces him to choose between bowing down to fear or standing up to fight. But Jarrus wont be fighting alone. Soon he is joined by Hera Syndullaa mysterious agent provocateur with motives of her ownin challenging the Empire for the sake of a world and its people.