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Five excursions will be on the literature program this week, one in France and four in the United States.

EXCURSIONS IN FRANCE

Monday, August 1:

Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (audiobook)

Summary:
After three years of relentless fighting, the Clone Wars are coming to an end. Open hostility now pits Supreme Chancellor Palpatine against the Jedi Council, but when the latter is captured by the Separatist army during the attack on Coruscant, it is Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker who are called to his rescue. The Chosen One and his former Master have become heroes of the Republic. More than friends, the two brothers are on the verge of ending the war, but they don’t realize that they are the actors in the final act of a tragedy on a galactic scale. Seduced by Palpatine’s dark teachings, Anakin is about to make choices that will determine not only his fate, but the fate of the galaxy.


PUBLISHED IN THE USA

Tuesday, August 2:

Death Troopers (Universe Legends)

Summary:
Shortly before the destruction of the Death Star, the Empire’s grip on the galaxy became a vengeful and unyielding fist. Spurred into action by Emperor Palpatine, Imperial forces intensified their efforts to hunt down and imprison Rebel sympathizers, transporting them to their new detention moons via massive prison barges. These barges are floating chambers of notoriously unreliable decomposition within which the cruelty of the Imperial guards can rival that of the inmates. It is then that the commander of the barge Virtue discovers an abandoned Star Destroyer and sends a team aboard to recover the parts needed to repair the Virtue. Those who manage to return are infected with a virus so deadly that it wiped out 99% of the prison population within hours. But for the handful of survivors, the real horror has only just begun. Because inmates and guards affected by the virus don’t stay dead… and when they come back, they starve.

NB: Reissue with new cover. You can read our reviews of this novel by clicking here.

Tuesday, August 2:

Darth Maul – Shadow Hunter (Universe Legends)

Summary:
Darth Sidious has formed an alliance with the Trade Federation to organize the blockade of the planet Naboo, where the ultimate goal is to bring the Republic under its yoke. But one of the Neimoidians is missing. Sensing betrayal, the Sith Lord sends his master, Darth Maul, to hunt down the traitor, who intends to sell an artifact containing information that would surely compromise the success of the plot. The would-be buyer, information smuggler Lorn Pavan, has no idea that his life depends on his interest as his name quickly finds its way onto Maul’s list of people to eliminate. Given the situation, will the help of his strange droid and an anonymous Padawan be enough?

NB: Reissue with new cover. You can read our reviews of this novel by clicking here.

Tuesday, August 2:

The Krytos Trap (Universe Legends)

Summary:
The Rebels have taken Coruscant, but at what cost? A devastating virus, Krytos, is decimating the non-human population of the capital. The treason trial of Captain Tycho Celchu, a hero of the rebellion and friend of Wedge Antilles, heightens the tension: a counter-revolution may be about to break out. As agents provocateurs multiply acts of terror, only Rogue Squadron, by their courage and blood, can save the city world and have a chance to bring out the truth. As his comrades struggle and suffer, Corran Horn, presumed dead but still a prisoner in Ysanne Isard’s prisons, discovers that he alone holds the key that will truly free Coruscant from the Empire’s yoke.

NB: Reissue with new cover. You can read our reviews of this novel by clicking here.

Wednesday 3 August:

Halcyon Legacy #5/5 (canon universe)

Summary:
Last stand aboard Halcyon
– Star-crossed lovers who crossed paths with the wrong syndicate try to escape aboard the Halcyon.
– But even amidst the chaos of the early days of the New Republic, can they escape a group of deadly bounty hunters, including Bossk, who are hot on their trail?
– And several years into the future, the pirate Crimson Jack approaches the legendary galactic cruiser.

And here are 4 preview pages you can click to enlarge.

That’s it for this week, we’re talking about it on the forums.

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