By Ian Douglas
The fourth bookin the epic saga of humankind'swar of transcendence
Humanity had looked as if it would fend off the Sh'daar attack as soon as and for all, notwithstanding they by no means discovered why the alien empire was once pushed to halt Earth's development towards technological Singularity.
But during this struggle of worlds, victory is often elusive.And now a brand new conflict begins.
After two decades of peace, no longer one yet fragiletruces are unraveling. Alexander Koenig, the previous military commander whose heroics pressured the Sh'daar into submission, has gained a moment time period as President of the us of North the USA. yet pursuing his mandate--sovereignty from the centuries-old Earth Confederation--becomes a dicy proposition as a result of occasions happening at the different part of the galaxy.A Confederation learn vessel has been ambushed. Destroyers are descending on a human colony. it sort of feels the Sh'daar have betrayed their treaty, and all international locations needs to stand united--or face definite loss of life.
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And that High Lord Taalon has agreed that you may continue to provide hospitality. ” “Let’s face it,” Luke said. “Sith and Jedi don’t exactly mesh well. Put us together and we’re about as volatile as Tibanna gas. ” Khai considered this for a moment, then nodded slowly. “Very well, your point is taken, and it is a shrewd one. You have promised she will come to no harm. I am sure that if Luke Skywalker gives his word, then every hair on Vestara’s head will be safe,” said Khai. His voice was melodic and rich and beautiful, just like the voice of every member of this lost Tribe they’d encountered so far.
And he was surprised that it was even a struggle for the Grand Master. Luke was a Jedi. These were Sith. There couldn’t possibly be an alliance. Everyone would constantly be watching their own backs. But then again … He glanced at Vestara. She came from an entire culture of Sith. They couldn’t be backstabbing one another constantly—they’d have become extinct long ago. Somehow this flavor of Sith had learned how to cooperate. Vestara had proved it was possible. She had worked with Ben and his father before, on Dathomir, and that cooperation had saved Luke Skywalker’s life.
Luke thought, not for the first time, that while Lando did an effective job of hiding his innate decentness behind his swashbuckling façade, he wasn’t always the bluffer he liked to think of himself as. Lando Calrissian cared deeply for those he called friends. “Our path so far has led us here. And we’ve come to find out if there’s something … or more precisely, someone … in there who needs taking care of,” Luke continued. Lando nodded. “Yeah … I was wondering if something was going on there.