By Christie Golden
Based on unproduced episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, this new novel gains Asajj Ventress, former Sith apprentice became bounty hunter and one of many nice antiheroes in the Star Wars galaxy.
The in simple terms solution to deliver down the Sith’s most threatening warrior will be to hitch forces with the darkish side.
In the battle for regulate of the galaxy among the armies of the darkish facet and the Republic, former Jedi grasp became ruthless Sith Lord count number Dooku has grown ever extra brutal in his strategies. regardless of the powers of the Jedi and the army prowess in their clone military, the sheer variety of fatalities is taking a poor toll. And whilst Dooku orders the bloodbath of a flotilla of helpless refugees, the Jedi Council feels it has no selection yet to take drastic motion: focusing on the fellow accountable for such a lot of warfare atrocities, count number Dooku himself.
however the ever-elusive Dooku is risky prey for even the main expert hunter. So the Council makes the daring determination to convey both facets of the Force’s strength to bear—pairing brash Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos with notorious one-time Sith acolyte Asajj Ventress. although Jedi mistrust for the crafty killer who as soon as served at Dooku’s facet nonetheless runs deep, Ventress’s hatred for her former grasp runs deeper. She’s greater than keen to lend her copious abilities as a bounty hunter—and assassin—to Vos’s quest.
jointly, Ventress and Vos are the simplest desire for doing away with Dooku—as lengthy because the rising emotions among them don’t compromise their venture. yet Ventress is set to have her retribution and finally allow pass of her darkish Sith previous. Balancing the complex feelings she feels for Vos with the fury of her warrior’s spirit, she resolves to assert victory on all fronts—a vow that may be mercilessly established via her lethal enemy . . . and her personal doubt.
Praise for Dark Disciple
“Reading Dark Disciple relatively sounds like you’re gazing the very best episodes of The Clone Wars.”—EUCantina
“Emotionally charged . . . Christie Golden does an excellent task of shooting the characters.”—Roqoo Depot
“A cool inclusion into the Star Wars mythos . . . Ventress and Vos have a funky and compelling dynamic, and are used to discover extra of what it ability to flirt with the darkish aspect of the Force.”—IGN
“[The Clone Wars were] a massive a part of the Star Wars model for years, and [Christie] Golden manages to craft a narrative beneficial of the topics and characters that lovers have come to narrate to. . . . [She] makes use of this chance to craft Dark Disciple right into a spy/espionage thriller.”—Tech Times
“Golden particularly excelled at bringing Ventress’s biting yet beautiful character to lifestyles. . . . She’s greatly a girl looking for her approach, and Dark Disciple provides nuance.”—Nerdist
“Smart, desirable, and unforgettable . . . among the best in Star Wars storytelling.”—Coffee with Kenobi
From the Hardcover edition.