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

  • by Timothy Zahn
  • Narrated by Marc Thompson
  • Series: Star Wars: Legends
  • 14 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Hugo Award-winning author Timothy Zahn makes his triumphant return to the Star Wars(r) universe in this first of an epic new two-volume series in which the New Republic must face its most dangerous enemy yet--a dead Imperial warlord.
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. Facing incredible odds, Han and Leia begin a desperate race against time to prevent the New Republic from unraveling in the face of two inexplicable threats--one from within and one from without. Meanwhile, Luke teams up with Mara Jade, using the Force to track down a mysterious pirate ship with a crew of clones. Yet, perhaps most dangerous of all, are those who lurk in the shadows, orchestrating a dark plan that will turn the New Republic and the Empire into their playthings.

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Audible Editor Reviews

"Longtime fans should get considerable pleasure from this addition to the saga." (Publishers Weekly)

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What the Critics Say

"Zahn turns in his usual high-caliber performance." (Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

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Best Narrator in the Galaxy!!!!!!!

Awesome writer and best narration of all time! Mark Thompson is amazing! Can't wait to listen to the last one!
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- Michael

Another good series

Timothy Zahn and Marc T are so good. Just tip top. I like the story and the various threads running thru it. Bravo
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- FredVL

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-17-2013
  • Publisher: Random House Audio