Star Wars: The Hand of Thrawn
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  • 1
    Star Wars: Specter of the Past: The Hand of Thrawn, Book 1 | Timothy Zahn

    Star Wars: Specter of the Past: The Hand of Thrawn, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated By Marc Thompson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2254)
    Performance
    (2084)
    Story
    (2088)

    The Empire stands at the brink of total collapse. But they have saved their most heinous plan for last. First a plot is hatched that could destroy the New Republic in a bloodbath of genocide and civil war. Then comes the shocking news that Grand Admiral Thrawn--the most cunning and ruthless warlord in history--has apparently returned from the dead to lead the Empire to a long-prophesied victory.

    Zahn is simply the best.

    Timothy Zahn is the unparalleled master of the literary EU of Star Wars. Carrying on from the fantastic Trawn trilogy, which introduced the majority o..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 03 2013 by Ezekiel (Tallahassee, FL, United States)
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    Vision of the Future: Star Wars (The Hand of Thrawn): Book II | Timothy Zahn

    Vision of the Future: Star Wars (The Hand of Thrawn): Book II

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated By Marc Thompson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2125)
    Performance
    (1980)
    Story
    (1975)

    The Empire's master plan is under way. The New Republic is on the verge of civil war and the rumor that the legendary Admiral Thrawn has returned from the dead is rallying the Imperial forces. Now Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, and their allies face the challenge of their lives. They must infiltrate a hidden fortress filled with Imperial fanatics, rendezvous with a double-dealing Imperial commander, and journey into enemy territory to learn the identity of those responsible for an act of unthinkable genocide. But most important of all is the truth about Thrawn.

    so long

    took me close to a month to finish was pretty good though even though I had to keep rewinding to figure out what I had missed

    Reviewed on April 29 2016 by cliff schenck ()