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Publisher Comments:

You've seen the blockbuster The Phantom Menace™. You've read the #1 New York Times bestselling book based on George Lucas's masterpiece. Now, before the eagerly awaited release of Episode II, comes a stunning new Star Wars novel from one of science fiction's greatest talents, a writer universally acclaimed for his keen grasp of cutting-edge science and the brilliance of his page-turning plots: multiple Hugo- and Nebula-Award winning author Greg Bear. The result is pure adrenaline--an unforgettable journey stretching from the farthest reaches of known space to the battlefield of a young boy's heart, where a secret struggle is being waged that will decide the fate of billions.

That boy is twelve-year-old Anakin Skywalker. The Force is strong in Anakin . . . so strong that the Jedi Council, despite misgivings, entrusted the young Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi with the mission of training him to become a Jedi Knight. Obi-Wan--like his murdered master Qui-Gon-- believes Anakin may be the Chosen One, the Jedi destined to bring balance to the Force. But first Obi-Wan must help his undisciplined, idealistic apprentice, who still bears the scars of slavery, find his own balance.

Dispatched to the mysterious planet of Zonama Sekot, source of the fastest ships in the galaxy, Obi-Wan and Anakin are swept up in a swirl of deadly intrigue and betrayal. For the Trade Federation is interested in Zonama Sekot as well. Raith Sienar, a brilliant but unscrupulous weapons and ship designer, seizes the opportunity to make a killing by stealing the secret of the superfast ships.

As Sienar strikes with all the brutal power of the Trade Federation, Obi-Wan and Anakin sense a disturbance in the Force unlike any they have encountered before. It seems there are more secrets on Zonama Sekot than meet the eye.

The search for those secrets will threaten the bond between Obi-Wan and Anakin . . . and bring the troubled young apprentice face-to-face with his deepest fears--and his darkest destiny.

Synopsis:

Three years after the events of "The Phantom Menace", Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi encounter the mysterious planet of Zonama Sekot. This unforgettable journey stretches from the farthest reaches of space to the battlefield of a young boy's heart, where a secret struggle is being waged that will decide the fate of a world.

About the Author

Greg Bear is the author of twenty-four books, which have been translated into seventeen languages. His most recent novel is Darwin's Radio. He has been awarded two Hugos and four Nebulas for his fiction. He was called the "best working writer of hard science fiction" by The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. He is married to Astrid Anderson Bear. They are the parents of two children, Erik and Alexandra.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345435385
Subtitle:
Choices of One (Star Wars)
Author:
Bear, Greg
Publisher:
LucasBooks
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Science Fiction - Star Wars
Subject:
Star Wars fiction
Subject:
Vader, Darth
Subject:
Vader, Darth (Fictitious character)
Subject:
Kenobi, Obi-Wan
Subject:
Science / General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Random House Hardcover
Series:
Star Wars (Random House Hardcover)
Series Volume:
709
Publication Date:
20000502
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.54x6.36x1.17 in. 1.42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Three years after the events of "The Phantom Menace", Anakin Skywalker and Jedi Knight Obi-Wan Kenobi encounter the mysterious planet of Zonama Sekot. This unforgettable journey stretches from the farthest reaches of space to the battlefield of a young boy's heart, where a secret struggle is being waged that will decide the fate of a world.
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