A New Dawn (Star Wars) by John Jackson Miller

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By John Jackson Miller

A very long time in the past in a galaxy a long way, far-off. . . .
Here is the 1st novel of the hot Disney-owned superstar Wars canon. this can be a prequel novel to the approaching Disney XD lively sequence Rebels, although this isn't a tender grownup novel. simply published at the present time! Enjoy!

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“The struggle is over. The Separatists were defeated, and the Jedi uprising has been foiled. We stand at the threshold of a brand new beginning.”—Emperor Palpatine

For 1000 generations, the Jedi Knights introduced peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided through their connection to the magical strength box referred to as the strength. yet they have been betrayed—and the full galaxy has paid the cost. it's the Age of the Empire.

Now Emperor Palpatine, as soon as Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the darkish facet of the strength, has introduced his personal peace and order to the galaxy. Peace via brutal repression, and order via expanding keep watch over of his subjects’ lives.

But at the same time the Emperor tightens his iron grip, others have began to question his ability and factors. And nonetheless others, whose lives have been destroyed by way of Palpatine’s machinations, lay scattered concerning the galaxy like unexploded bombs, ready to head off. . . .

The first Star Wars novel created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm tale crew, Star Wars: a brand new Dawn is decided throughout the mythical “Dark Times” among Episodes III and IV and tells the tale of the way of the lead characters from the lively sequence Star Wars Rebels first got here to go paths. that includes a foreword by means of Dave Filoni.

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The alien inquired. ” One of the other Amplitur explained. ” “There is no choice for an intelligent race. Were we not here speaking with you now, there would still be no choice. Eventually the Purpose would find you. ” “Maybe it’s not what it is for us,” countered Prinac. ” The Amplitur wondered why this was so, that so many races were slow to see the beauty and wonder of the Purpose. The alien commander adopted a typical bipedal defensive posture: legs bent, hands extended. A primitive display, thought One-who-Decides, for all that it was backed by apparent intelligence.

Those who were naturally deficient could be biologically altered to make them more receptive, and their newfound receptivity passed on to succeeding generations. The Amplitur were deft bioengineers, and the altered races did not object to the procedure. Why should they, when it strengthened their bonds within the Purpose? Furthermore, the Amplitur could only project. They could not truly “read” the minds of their allies. There was no question of invasion of privacy, a basic need which the Amplitur themselves understood.

Therefore it was doubly significant that Caldaq, being not only Massood but young, had been given captaincy of a ship. The honor was not unprecedented, but it was uncommon. Awareness of this only contributed to his nervousness. The trimmed whiskers at the end of his muzzle twitched maniacally. Curling one upper lip, he dug with a neatly trimmed claw at a bit of food that had lodged between two molars. Extracting the fragment, he examined it idly, glanced around to make sure no one was watching him.

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