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A Gathering Evil
After Tycho Caine wakes up in a body bag with amnesia, he is offered help in his search for his past by a mysterious figure. However while on his quest, Tycho discovers the beginnings of an invasion from another dimension, which if not stopped, could spell the end for humanity. ...
Dark Tide I: Onslaught - Star Wars, The New Jedi Order 2
The aliens known as the Yuuzhan Vong are still playing out their invasion. Han Solo is without his old friend, Chewbacca, and the rest are attempting to fight off the evil aliens....
Dark Tide II: Ruin - Star Wars, The New Jedi Order 3
This book is based on Star Wars and involves the Jedi and heroes vs. a new race of evil Aliens....
Fortress Draconis - DragonCrown War Cycle 1
Finally, after a year and half long wait; Stackpole gives us the sequel to classic epic fantasy, Dark Glory War. Fortress Draconis is very impressive military fantasy epic set 25 years after the events told in the first book.A young thief, Will is caught trying to steal a strange artifact and is saved by two mysterious warriors: One is Vorquelf called Resolute who is determined to free his land from the tyranny of the evil sorceress Chytrine and the othe...

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I, Jedi
Corran Horn returns from a military mission and finds his wife missing and feels her dissapear in the force. He feels traumatized and lost and seeks to find her going first to Luke Skywalker's jedi academy and dissapointedly leaving he goes to his grandfather on his homeplanet of Correllia. There he finds the truth about his past and finds that he has been doing the wrong thing trying to be a jedi and that he should have gone to find Mirax as himself, de...
Isard's Revenge - Star Wars, X-Wing 8
Wedge Antilles and Rogue Squadron who are presumed dead after a terrible mission gone bad, make a deal with Ysanne "Iceheart" Isard, also thought dead, to destroy a mutual enemy and save lost comrades. Wedge knows that Iceheart will certainly betray them, but if he doesn't take the chance, all will be lost anyway....
Once a Hero
Four hundred years ago, legendary warrior Neal Roclawsi fought along side his elven friend Arrundel in a crusade to rid the world of a race of evil and tyrannical creatures. Now, in an attempt to undo an oath that Neal made long before his demise, and is the only one who can break it, Arrundel's Granddaughter Genavera suggest the unthinkable: Raising Neal from the dead. However, a hero of the past may not be anything she expects, or the answer to her pro...
Rogue Squadron - Star Wars, X-Wing 1
The famous Rogue Squadron was once again started up, by Wedge Antilles. The new great pilot (and soon to be Jedi) of the New Republic is Corran Horn. Now Rogue Squadron is forced to fight against a new evil, Ysanne Isard....
Talion: Revenant
Nolan ra Sinjaria's family was murdered by invading armies. In a quest to avenge them, he journeys to Talianna to be trained as a Justice - peacekeepers trained to uphold the law with fierce magicks and extreme martial skill....
The Bacta War - Star Wars, X-Wing 4
Deprived of New Republic support, Wedge Antilles and Rogue squadron live up to their name and resign from their military. Through this method they hope to fight on Ysanne Isard and free the planet that she controls. The planet that makes the life saving liquid, Bacta. ...

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The Dark Glory War - DragonCrown War Cycle prelude
After their coming of age cerimony, Tarrant Hawkins and his three friends discover a scouting party that could signal the beginnings of an invasion from the north. They then travel to the capital city where on their way they come across a sword that makes the user invincible, but at the eventual cost of his life and/or sanity. When they arrive in the capital, they are assigned to travel on a counter strike and stop the invasion before it begins....
The Grand Crusade
Bantam, Jan 2004, 14.95, 480 pp. ISBN 055337921 Twenty-five years ago, the Southern rulers were more interested in playing petty political games against one other than destroying the Empress Chytrine. Now she has built up her strength and has captured Fortress Draconis, which allows her hordes of the North to capture some of the southern realms. Her army also hunts for the pieces of the Dragon Crown. The council of kings meets in Narriz to d...
The Krytos Trap - Star Wars, X-Wing 3
When the New Republic took Coruscant, Rogue Squadron pilot Corran Horn was captured by the Empire and sent to the infamous prison known as Lusankya. Given up for dead, Corran desperately seeks a way to escape. On Coruscant, a deadly virus planted by the Empire terrorizes the alien population while leaving humans unscathed which builds up severe tension between the New Republic and non-human species. All the while, being tried and wrongfully accused for...
Wedge's Gamble - Star Wars, X-Wing 2
Wedge Antilles and his Rogue Squadron are sent on a covert operation to the city-world and capital of the Empire, Coruscant. There, they are to find the weaknesses in the world's defenses and help take it away from the Galactic Empire bringing galaxy-wide victory for them that much closer. ...
When Dragons Rage - DragonCrown War Cycle 2
This book has surprisingly little in the form of actual battles, but really makes up for it in character developement. What Stackpole did was what we were all hoping for in "Fortress Draconis" which is delved back in to the story of Tarrant Hawkins a.k.a. Kedyn's Crow. He finally explains in depth what happened to Tarrant after the cliffhanger at the end of "The Dark Glory War" and really pulls the character out of the mud. Also, Will is written very wel...


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