Star Wars: Legacy of the Force 5: Sacrifice
May 2007
384ppg

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Publisher: Del Rey
Author: Karen Traviss
Cover Artist: Jason Felix

Cover Price: $25.95
Media: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-345-47740-5 - First

NOTES
Fans have the chance to name the newest Sith, by selecting the Darth name that Jacen will take in the book. StarWars.com and Del Rey have teamed up to bring the Darth Who Contest. Full contest rules can be found here.

SYNOPSIS
Civil war rages as the Galactic Alliance–led by Cal Omas and the Jedi forces of Luke Skywalker–battles a confederation of breakaway planets that rally to the side of rebellious Corellia. Suspected of involvement in an assassination plot against Queen Mother Tenel Ka of the Hapes Consortium, Han and Leia Solo are on the run, hunted by none other than their own son, Jacen, whose increasingly authoritarian tactics as head of GA security have led Luke and Mara Skywalker to fear that their nephew may be treading perilously close to the dark side.

But as his family sees in Jacen the chilling legacy of his Sith grandfather, Darth Vader, many of the frontline troops adore him, and countless citizens see him as a savior. The galaxy has been torn apart by too many wars. All Jacen wants is safety and stability for all–and he’s prepared to do whatever it takes to achieve that goal.

To end the bloodshed and suffering, what sacrifice would be too great? That is the question tormenting Jacen. Already he has sacrificed much, embracing the pitiless teachings of Lumiya, the Dark Lady of the Sith, who has taught him that a strong will and noble purpose can hold the evil excesses of the dark side at bay, bringing peace and order to the galaxy–but at a price.

For there is one final test that Jacen must pass before he can gain the awesome power of a true Sith Lord: He must bring about the death of someone he values dearly. What troubles Jacen isn’t whether he has the strength to commit murder. He has steeled himself for that, and worse if necessary. No, the question that troubles Jacen is who the sacrifice should be.

As the strands of destiny draw ever more tightly together in a galaxy-spanning web, the shocking answer will shatter two families...and cast a grim shadow over the future.


Subsequent Printings
Star Wars: Legacy of the Force 5: Sacrifice (paperback)
April, 2008; ISBN: 0-345-47741-3 - First
Star Wars: Legacy of the Force 5: Sacrifice (ebook)
April, 2008; ISBN: 0-345-51052-6 - First
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