Star Wars Legends
Del Rey Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345511294, 496pp.
Publication Date: October 30, 2012
At long last, the "Star Wars" story of the mysterious Sith Lord Darth Plagueis and his apprentice, Darth Sidious, is revealed
"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER
The best "Star Wars" publication to date . . . James] Luceno takes "Darth Plagueis" down the dark path and never looks back. "Newsday"
Darth Plagueis: Like all Sith Lords before him, he craves absolute power. But like no Sith Lord ever, he possesses the "ultimate" power over life and death.
Darth Sidious: In secret he masters the power of the dark side, while publicly climbing to the highest government office.
One desires to rule supreme; the other dreams of living forever. Together, they will destroy the Jedi and rule the galaxy. Unless merciless Sith tradition becomes their undoing. . . .
Luceno draws on his storytelling skill and prodigious knowledge of the "Star Wars"] world . . . to craft a complex tale of ambition and desire. "Library Journal.