New PDF release: Aftermath

By Chuck Wendig

The second one demise celebrity has been destroyed, the Emperor killed, and Darth Vader struck down. Devastating blows opposed to the Empire, and significant victories for the insurgent Alliance. however the conflict for freedom is way from over.

As the Empire reels from its severe defeats on the conflict of Endor, the insurgent Alliance—now a fledgling New Republic—presses its virtue by means of weeding out the enemy's scattered forces earlier than they could regroup and retaliate. yet above the distant planet Akiva, an ominous express of the enemy's energy is unfolding. Out on a lone reconnaissance undertaking, pilot Wedge Antilles watches Imperial megastar Destroyers assemble like birds of prey circling for a kill, yet is taken captive earlier than he can report to the hot Republic leaders.

Meanwhile, at the planet's floor, former insurgent fighter Norra Wexley has lower back to her local world—war weary, able to reunite along with her estranged son, and desirous to construct a brand new existence in a few far-off position. but if Norra intercepts Wedge Antilles's pressing misery name, she realizes her time as a freedom fighter isn't really but over. What she doesn't be aware of is simply how shut the enemy is—or how decisive and unsafe her new project will be.

Determined to maintain the Empire's energy, the surviving Imperial elite are converging on Akiva for a top-secret emergency summit—to consolidate their forces and rally for a counterstrike. yet they haven't reckoned at the Norra and her newfound allies—her technical genius son, a Zabrak bounty hunter, and a reprobate Imperial defector—who are ready to do no matter what they have to to finish the Empire's oppressive reign as soon as and for all.

Show description

Read or Download Aftermath PDF

Similar fiction_1 books

Download e-book for iPad: Break No Bones (Temperance Brennan, Book 9) by Kathy Reichs

From bestselling writer Kathy Reichs a booklet set in Charleston, South Carolina, the guts of a profitable, clandestine, refined alternate in physique elements, the sort that leaves the donor dead.

Summoned to South Carolina to fill in for a negligent colleague, Tempe is caught instructing a lackluster archaeology box college within the ruins of a local American burial floor at the Charleston shore. but if Tempe stumbles upon a clean skeleton one of the historic bones, her outdated good friend Emma Rousseau, the neighborhood coroner, persuades her to stick on and aid with the research. whilst Emma unearths a nerve-racking mystery, it turns into extra vital than ever for Tempe to aid her buddy shut the case.

The physique count number starts off to climb. An unidentified guy is located placing from a tree deep within the woods. one other corpse exhibits up in a barrel. There are mysterious nicks on bones in different our bodies, and symptoms of strangulation. Tempe follows the path to a unfastened highway medical institution with a belligerent employees, a suspicious health professional, and a donor who's a charismatic televangelist. Clues abound within the very unlikely areas as Tempe makes use of her distinct wisdom and talents to construct her case, while the neighborhood sheriff continues to be doubtful and her personal existence is threatened.

Tempe’s love lifestyles is additionally complex. Ryan, her present flame, has come all the way down to stopover at her from Montreal, and Pete, her former husband, is investigating the disappearance of a neighborhood woman—and he and Tempe are staying within the similar borrowed seashore apartment. Ryan and Pete compete for her attentions, and Tempe unearths herself extra distracted through her emotions for either males than she anticipated.

Break No Bones is a great, taut mystery that includes the type of high-stakes crime that makes the headlines per week. Reichs, the muse for the hit Fox television exhibit Bones, is writing on the best of her shape, and Tempe hasn't ever been extra compelling.

Download e-book for iPad: Betty Zane (The Ohio River Trilogy, Book 1) by Zane Grey

Zane gray (1875-1939) graduated as a dentist from the college of Pennsylvania, yet he failed in an try to construct a tradition in ny. In 1904, he released his first novel - "Betty Zane" - which was once a historic novel set within the American innovative conflict and according to the lifetime of one in all his ancestors.

Ann Turnbull's Pigeon Summer PDF

It truly is 1930, the peak of the nice melancholy. Mary Dyer's father has left domestic looking for paintings, leaving his liked racing pigeons in Mary's care – a lot to her mother's disapproval. in the course of that lengthy, tough summer time there's just enough cash for bread, not to mention pigeon feed, but Mary clings to her goals of racing glory, propelling her into ever deeper clash along with her mom.

Download e-book for iPad: Tomorrow, When the War Began (Tomorrow, Book 1) by John Marsden

Whilst Ellie and her associates go back from a tenting journey within the Australian bush, they locate issues hideously improper — their households are long past. progressively they start to realize that their kingdom has been invaded and everybody of their city has been taken prisoner. because the fact of the placement hits them, they have to decide — run and conceal, provide themselves up and be with their households, or struggle again.

Additional info for Aftermath

Example text

So this is love! “Pssst,” I whispered, making a forbidden peep. ” There was no answer, but, since Eve hadn’t said anything to me all evening, I couldn’t take the silence as evidence either that she was awake or that she was asleep. I can’t imagine what I might have dared to say or ask had I known which one it was. When I woke up in the morning, Eve was gone. But I could still smell her mother’s perfume. After putting on my New Year’s Eve party hat and Eskimo mukluks, I went to see what was going on in the house.

Wiener would be sure to announce that she had to go out but she’d be back soon. And then, after telling us to be good and to help ourselves to the | 33 pitcher of cherry Kool-Aid in the icebox and the graham crackers in the cupboard in the butler’s pantry, she would hurry off on foot, never taking the car to wherever it was she went. Clover always insisted that I follow her up to her room to say hello to her dolls: Posie, Toodles, Tiny Terry, Muffie, Sweet Sue, Baby Baby, Pretty Pinky, and Little Mermaid.

The actress’s perfume fragranced my room deliciously. It was the odor of adult women who were loved by grown men and loved them in return. ” And then, for the first time since she had arrived at my house, I finally heard Eve’s voice. “I love you,” she said as her mother rose and walked out of the room, leaving the door just slightly ajar. I wished I were an adult at the party downstairs. I wanted to be drinking champagne, eating rum babas, smoking cigarettes, telling stories 26 | that made perfumed women laugh so hard that tears rolled down their cheeks.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.51 of 5 – based on 4 votes