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Star Wars Republic Commando Hard Contactby Karen Traviss
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As the Clone Wars rage, victory or defeat lies in the hands of elite squads that take on the toughest assignments in the galaxy-stone-cold soldiers who go where no one else would, to do what no one else could. . . .
On a mission to sabotage a chemical weapon research facility on a Separatist-held planet, four clone troopers operate under the very noses of their enemies. The commandos are outnumbered and outgunned, deep behind enemy lines with no backup-and working with strangers instead of trusted teammates. Matters dont improve when Darman, the squads demolitions expert, gets separated from the others during planetfall. Even Darmans apparent good luck in meeting an inexperienced Padawan vanishes once Etain admits to her woeful inexperience.
For the separated clone commandos and stranded Jedi, a long, dangerous journey lies ahead, through hostile territory brimming with Trandoshan slavers, Separatists, and suspicious natives. A single misstep could mean discovery . . . and death. Its a virtual suicide mission for anyone-anyone except Republic Commandos.
This action-packed Clone Wars adventure is the official tie-in novel based on the new LucasArts video game "Star Wars( Republic Commando*," debuting this fall. Original.
The thrilling sequel to "Republic Commando: Hard Contact"--the second official novel based on the bestselling LucasArts video game "Star Wars: Republic Commando." Original.
About the Author
A former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, KAREN TRAVISS has also worked as a police press officer, an advertising copywriter, and a journalism lecturer. She has served in both the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service and the Territorial Army. Since her graduation from the Clarion East class of 2000, her short stories have appeared in Asimovs, Realms of Fantasy, and On Spec. Her first novel, City of Pearl, was published in 2004 to critical acclaim; her second novel is Crossing the Line.
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