Download Balance Point (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, Book 6) by Kathy Tyers PDF
By Kathy Tyers
Vector major, the recent York occasions bestselling first novel within the New Jedi Order sequence, boldly ventured into uncharted famous person Wars territory, bringing a component of darkish tragedy and suspense into the adventures of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Leia Organa Solo, and the opposite mythical figures of that galaxy some distance, far-off. With the passing of Chewbacca, the Republic mourned the lack of one among its maximum heroes. Now veteran megastar Wars writer Kathy Tyers keeps the epic fight among sturdy and evil because the New Republic, led via the battered yet nonetheless unbroken Jedi, braces for the subsequent onslaught of its cruel alien foe.
Poisoned via centuries of technological extra, the planet Duro is an unlivable hell, lengthy deserted by means of its personal population, who live above their polluted global in orbital habitats. yet there's no position else to channel the flood of refugees fleeing the murderous Yuuzhan Vong. So a deal is struck: In alternate for a brand new domestic, the refugees will paintings to revive the planet to healthiness, lower than the watchful eye of Leia Organa Solo.
As tempers start to flare among the Duros and the recent Republic, and among teams of refugees, Han Solo, his son, Jacen, and the Ryn referred to as Droma arrive to maintain the peace. they're unaware that Leia is on Duro . . . and that Luke, Mara, and Anakin are on their manner, trying to find a lacking Jedi apprentice. And none detect that the Yuuzhan Vong have selected this embattled planet because the subsequent aim of their brutal coreward thrust.
The unrest merely strengthens Jacen Solo's growing to be trust real Jedi are usually not struggle, yet should still lead others to peace via a deeper knowing of the strength. Now, because the fragile balance on Duro threatens to break down into violence, Jacen Solo needs to face his maximum obstacle: At what aspect does using strength turn into aggression? no matter what he comes to a decision, his subsequent step may tip the galaxy's future towards the sunshine or towards darknessówith the lifetime of somebody he loves striking within the stability . . .
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