Tales from Jabba's Palace (Star Wars) (Book 2)
By Kevin J. Anderson
Within the dusty warmth of twin-sunned Tatooine lives the wealthiest gangster in 100 worlds, grasp of an unlimited crime empire and keeper of a vicious, flesh-eating monster for leisure (and disposal of his enemies). Bloated and sinister, Jabba the Hutt may need made a superb shaggy dog story -- if he were not so harmful. A forged of squaddies, spies, assassins, scoundrels, bounty hunters, and enjoyment seekers have come to his palace, and each customer to Jabba's grand home has a narrative. a few of them will even stay to inform it. . . .
Featuring unique tales by means of: Kevin J. Anderson, M. Shayne Bell, John Gregory Betancourt, Mark Budz and Marina Fitch, A.C. Crispin, Dan'l Danehy-Oakes, George Alec Effinger, Kenneth C. Flint, Esther Friesner, Barbara Hambly, Daryl F. Mallett, J.D. Montgomery, Judy and Gar Reeves-Stevens, Jennifer Roberson, Kathy Tyers, Deborah Wheeler, Dave Wolverton, William F. Wu, Timothy Zahn.
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The galaxy was once a spot of just about consistent strife: Sith armies opposed to Republic armies; Force-using Sith Lords opposed to Jedi Masters and Jedi Knights; and the scary nomadic mercenaries referred to as Mandalorians bringing muscle and firepower at any place they stood to achieve. Then, one thousand years sooner than a brand new desire and the conflict of Yavin, the Jedi defeated the Sith on the conflict of Ruusan, decimating the so-called Brotherhood of Darkness that was once the center of the Sith Empire—and such a lot of its energy. One Sith Lord survived—Darth Bane—and his imaginative and prescient for the Sith differed from that of his predecessors.
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Unlawful on Coruscant apart from elite distinctive forces commandos, it featured a robust sniper sight, which she expert at the Black solar safehouse. the most front was once abandoned, and there has been no signal of the roof shield. That used to be unforeseen. nonetheless the blasterfire got here from in the fortified development. might or not it's a seize of a few type? Wishing as constantly that she had backup, she diminished the rifle and lifted her helmeted head into complete view. nobody took a potshot at her. not anyone even spotted her. the single humans she may well see have been locals operating for defense.
This factors the others to sit up straight and take realize, all yet person who by no means wakes up in any respect yet falls into the mouth of the Sarlacc end result of the transferring sands brought on by these questing tongues. i don't be aware of no matter if you've been holding count number, Mister Boba Fett, yet this leaves merely 3 Imps within the nice Pit of Carkoon yet outdoor of the Sarlacc, besides my sister. the 2 who've been creeping round the pit now stop creeping round it and start frantically crawling in a course clear of the mouth of the Sarlacc, which after all does them no stable whatever and in simple terms makes the sand less than them shift downward speedier than they could climb up it.
With Doellin’s personal success, he wouldn’t desire Tessek for much longer, both. “Now hurry on back,” Tessek acknowledged easily. “Some new bounty hunter has come for the gift at the Wookiee and also you won’t are looking to omit the joys. ” Snuffling, Ree-Yees moved quickly off to the viewers chamber. That evening, Jabba ordered a hidden watch set at the viewers corridor and an alarm for his prized wall ownership, the carbonite-frozen Corellian smuggler. What a trouble, Ree-Yees inspiration, yet whatever had aroused Jabba’s suspicions much more than traditional.