Bloodline (Star Wars)
From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE RESISTANCE When the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the... show more
From the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Lost Stars comes a thrilling novel set in the years before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.WITNESS THE BIRTH OF THE RESISTANCE When the Rebellion defeated the Empire in the skies above Endor, Leia Organa believed it was the beginning to a lasting peace. But after decades of vicious infighting and partisan gridlock in the New Republic Senate, that hope seems like a distant memory. Now a respected senator, Leia must grapple with the dangers that threaten to cripple the fledgling democracy—from both within and without. Underworld kingpins, treacherous politicians, and Imperial loyalists are sowing chaos in the galaxy. Desperate to take action, senators are calling for the election of a First Senator. It is their hope that this influential post will bring strong leadership to a divided galaxy. As the daughter of Darth Vader, Leia faces with distrust the prospect of any one person holding such a powerful position—even when supporters suggest Leia herself for the job. But a new enemy may make this path Leia’s only option. For at the edges of the galaxy, a mysterious threat is growing. . . .
Publish date: 2016-05-03
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Claudia Gray gets it y'all. As my grandma would say, this woman can write herself some Star Wars. This was good, one of the better New Canon novels out there. Leia rings true. You get insight into what went wrong with the New Republic and what lead us to the events in The Force Awakens. Solid st...
From now on, anytime Claudia Gray says she wants to write a Star Wars book, The Powers That Be should say, "Yes please, thank you, yes!" And then they should throw contracts and money at her. Because WOW. This is probably going to turn into a semi-unhelpful squeeview, since at the moment I'm baski...
Star Wars: Bloodline by Claudia Gray was basically an excuse to read another book from the world that created Jedi Knights, the Force, and Darth Vader. I watched and didn't especially like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and when I heard that there was a prequel to the film out there I felt compelled t...