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Clone Wars (Star Wars)

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Across the galaxy, the Clone Wars are raging. The Separatists, led by Count Dooku, the onetime Jedi and now secret Sith Lord, continue to press forward, and more and more worlds are either falling, or seceding and joining the cause. Under the leadership of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, the Republic heroically battles on, championed by its huge army of cloned soldiers and their Jedi generals.

Anakin Skywalker, believed by some to be the prophesied “Chosen One” destined to bring balance to the Force, is now a Jedi Knight under the tutelage of his Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Death is a constant possibility-and his chances of survival arent improved by the unexpected arrival of an apprentice: Ahsoka, a brash, inexperienced fourteen-year-old Padawan apprenticed to Anakin. But theres no time for Anakin to question his latest orders: He and Obi-Wan have been assigned a new mission, and failure is not an option.

Jabba the Hutts precious infant son has been kidnapped, and when the frantic parent applies to the Jedi for help, it falls to Anakin, Obi-Wan, Ahsoka, and their clone troops to track down the evidence and retrieve the missing Huttlet. And more is at stake: For a grateful Jabba just might allow the Republic access to the Hutt-controlled space lanes that the Grand Army desperately needs in order to beat the Separatists into submission.

But the Republic is not the only power that craves access to those space lanes. Count Dooku, determined to win the prize for the Separatists, has set a trap for the Jedi. When they find the Huttlet, they will also find Dookus master assassin, Asajj Ventress, and countless legions of battle droids waiting to spring a trap.

The blazing new animated feature film Star Wars: The Clone Wars takes place in the years preceding Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and sets the stage for the groundbreaking TV series. Both contain all original material-direct from the brilliant imagination of legendary Star Wars creator George Lucas. And these exciting new adventures and characters are being brought to life in book form by none other than #1 New York Times bestselling Star Wars author Karen Traviss.

Synopsis:

A new era of "Star Wars" begins when "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" premieres as an all-new feature film--followed by the television series debut. This tie-in book goes far beyond novelizing the TV episodes: it adds depth and color to the story and characters.

About the Author

Karen Traviss is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of four Star Wars: Republic Commando novels: Order 66, Hard Contact, Triple Zero, and True Colors; three Star Wars: Legacy of the Force novels: Bloodlines, Revelation, and Sacrifice; as well as City of Pearl, Crossing the Line, The World Before, Matriarch, Ally, and Judge. A former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, Traviss has also worked as a police press officer, an advertising copywriter, and a journalism lecturer. Her short stories have appeared in Asimovs, Realms of Fantasy, On Spec, and Star Wars Insider. She lives in Devizes, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345508980
Author:
Traviss, Karen
Publisher:
LucasBooks
Subject:
Science Fiction - Space Opera
Subject:
Science Fiction - Star Wars
Subject:
Imaginary wars and battles
Subject:
Space warfare
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Star Wars fiction
Subject:
Science / Space Opera
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Star Wars
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Del Rey
Series:
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Publication Date:
20080726
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.36x6.30x.99 in. 1.03 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A new era of "Star Wars" begins when "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" premieres as an all-new feature film--followed by the television series debut. This tie-in book goes far beyond novelizing the TV episodes: it adds depth and color to the story and characters.
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