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The Essential Guide to Planets and Moons (Star Wars: Essential Guides)by Daniel Wallace
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The Star Wars "RM" Essential Guides have given legions of fans the ultimate inside scoop on the characters, the vehicles and vessels, and the weapons and technology that are part of the legendary Star Wars universe. And now the tradition continues with this definitive guide to the exotic locations where the epic adventures of Star Wars are played out.
From the Corellian Sector to the Outer Rim Territories and beyond, this richly informative guide offers in-depth explorations of the top 100 worlds out of the 100 million that the Star Wars galaxy encompasses. Besides such well-known worlds as the arid Tatooine, home of Luke Skywalker; the frigid Hoth, site of a fierce Rebel/Imperial skirmish; and the swamp-filled Dagobah, where Jedi master Yoda holds forth; key planets include Kashyyyk, the treacherous jungle-covered home of the Wookiee race; Bespin, the gas planet in whose atmosphere hovers the formidable Cloud City; and Coruscant, the absolute center of power in the galaxy and seat of the dreaded Empire.
Packed with facts, filled with detailed illustrations of the planets and their inhabitants, and featuring a time line of major events in Star Wars history, "Star Wars: The Essential Guide To Planets And Moons" is an important addition to the growing library of literature devoted to a science fiction classic.
This newest addition to the popular line of "Star Wars Essential Guides" offers the definitive travelogue to the many wondrous worlds of one of SF's most celebrated universes. From the Corellian Sector to the Outer Rim Territories, 100 planets and moons are profiled, complete with detailed illustrations of each.
THE ULTIMATE RESOURCE TO THE WORLDS OF THE STAR WARS GALAXY!
From the sun-baked deserts of Tatooine to the frost-bitten snowscape of Hoth to the misty swamps of Dagobah, here's your expert guide to the hundred most fascinating worlds of the extraordinary Star Wars universe. Travel from the Deep Core to the Outer Rim Territories and discover the wonders of:
¸ Kashyyyk--the treacherous, arboreal planet where the Wookiee race dwells among the branches in elevated cities . . . and lethal predators rule the surface
¸ Bespin--the gas planet devoid of solid ground, in whose atmosphere hovers the formidable Cloud City
¸ Endor--The Forest Moon: home to the peaceful but powerful Ewoks and site of a decisive battle in the galactic civil war
¸ Coruscant--center of power, law, history, and culture in the galaxy . . . and once the location of Imperial City, the seat of the dreaded Empire
EXPLORE THE TERRAIN, MEET THE INHABITANTS, AND UNCOVER THE SECRETS OF THESE AND MANY, MANY MORE REMARKABLE DESTINATIONS ON A CAPTIVATING, FULLY-ILLUSTRATED VOYAGE TO THE BRIGHTEST STARS OF A FANTASTIC UNIVERSE!
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