Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire
April 1997
385ppg

Publisher: Bantam Spectra
Author: Steve Perry
Cover Artist: Drew Struzan

Cover Price: $5.99
Media: Paperback
ISBN: 0-553-57413-2 - 1st

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Part of the Multimedia Blitz with Comics, Games etc.

Takes place between Empire and Jedi

SYNOPSIS
Here is the untold story of the events that took place between the movies The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi: a novel in which Darth Vader still lives—and battles a villain as powerful and evil as himself.

Shadows of the Empire

It is a time of crisis. Han Solo, frozen in carbonite, is being taken to the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt. As Princess Leia mounts a rescue mission including Luke Skywalker, Lando Calrissian and a brilliant young pilot, Darth Vader pits himself against a cunning and ruthless rival. Xizor is the leader of a powerful crime syndicate who seeks to supplant Vader for the favor of their mutual master, the dreaded Emperor. Their target: Luke Skywalker. Suddenly Luke finds himself the potential prize of the two most evil entities in the galaxy—one who wants him alive...and one who wants him dead.


Original Printing
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (hardcover)
May, 1996; ISBN: 0-553-10089-0 - 1st


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