Four years after his capture aboard the Death Star and the interrogation that left his mind damaged beyond repair, Luke Skywalker has the truth in his hands at last.
Now he has it, he must choose - justice or mercy? Truth or blood?
The human race is about to be annihilated. Luke Skywalker and his wife, Mara Jade, have the only lead to stop the radical aliens from unleashing a plague that will kill trillions across the galaxy. During the quest, Luke and Mara must rely on the Force and each other to stop the genocide before it begins. Can their Jedi instincts prepare them for the battle at hand...especially after the truth behind their alien adversaries is revealed?
Okay, let's get something straight right now ... I'm not a bad guy. I didn't ask for bounty hunters to shoot at me, Imperial enthusiasts to hunt for me, Hutts to torture me, and I certainly didn't want to involve any Jedi Masters in this mess. Who knew everyone would get so up in arms about ancient Death Star blueprints? So, when the blasters start blasting and lightsabers start swinging, just remember ... this is not my fault.
Three vignettes on love. Taught from birth to control their emotions, yet guided and trained in the ways of compassion, is it any surprise when two Jedi find love in the most common of circumstances and the most troubled of times?
One of the more generally accepted Episode III speculations is that Padme dies, and Anakin turns because of her death. What if, with Padmé's death, something else happened? This was written to leave the reader with a feeling of unreality, hence the title.
During the midst of the Jedi purge, momentarily hidden from the threat of Palpatine's relentless and ruthlessly searching stormtroopers, a newly knighted young Jedi ponders about his life while trying to protect himself and a four year old initiate from falling into the evil hands of Darkness.
Fate and Obi-Wan Kenobi intervene when the Jedi discovers and kidnaps a five year old Luke Skywalker from his father, Darth Vader. Undeterred by a suspicious Jedi Council who are wary that the boy may always be tainted by the Sith Lord's influence, Kenobi accepts Luke as his new Padawan. In endeavoring to purge all darkness from the child, the master also hopes to redeem himself from his past failure of training a fallen apprentice.
[...] throw away my life to save this person. And I'm going to do it because he has faith in me; he loves me despite all the horrible things I've done. -- George Lucas on Vader. An Ep. III AU — Emperor Skywalker has captured Obi-Wan. What next?