Shield of Lies
As Leia must deal with a new threat to the fragile alliance that binds the New Republic, Lando becomes a prisoner aboard a runaway spacecraft of unknown origin. The ship is following an unstoppable path to its homeworld, destroyed by Imperial forces. Luke continues his quest to learn more... show more
As Leia must deal with a new threat to the fragile alliance that binds the New Republic, Lando becomes a prisoner aboard a runaway spacecraft of unknown origin. The ship is following an unstoppable path to its homeworld, destroyed by Imperial forces. Luke continues his quest to learn more about his mother among the Fallanassi, where his every belief about the use of the Force is about to be challenged. And while Leia ponders a diplomatic solution to the aggression of the fierce Yevetha race, Han pilots a spy ship into the heart of Yevethan space and finds himself a hostage on one of the vast fleet of warships under the command of a ruthless leader.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 1996
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Media Tie In
, Fairy Tales
, Space Opera
, Star Wars
Series: Star Wars: The Black Fleet Crisis (#2)
First off let me say that this book isn't as bad as everyone seems to think it is. Interesting, well written and a good, fast read, I gave it four stars only because I didn't like it quite as much as the first, 'Before the Storm'. I liked the character of Akanah and her interaction with Luke. Of all...
The story was narrated very well, and it was mostly interesting to read. However, the biggest problem with this story was the format. In pretty much every novel with one or more sub-plots that I've read--even including works outside the realm of science fiction and fantasy--it went between charact...
I wish it had been all a dream too, Luke...The second book in the Black Fleet Crisis series opens with Lando, Lobot, C-3PO, and R2-D2 as they are stuck inside the Vagabond investigating. Luke is off with Akanah as she continues to search for her people, the Fallanassi, and Leia's tenure as president...
Luke continues to learn about his mother's people, all of which will be completely ignored when the prequel films are made. I think one of my favorite non-canon characters, Winter, gets a few good scenes in this story.