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The Truce at Bakura: Novel Review

Here is another review of an old EU novel. The Truce at Bakura is written by Kathy Tyers and is one of the earlier Expanded Universe novels. It came out shortly after Timothy Zahn completed his Thrawn trilogy in the early 90s.

The Truce at Bakura picks up right at the end of Return of the Jedi. It starts the day after the destruction of the second Death Star and the death of the Emperor and Darth Vader. The Rebels had their party on Endor, but the battle against the Empire is still far from over. There is an alien force set to attack the planet of Bakura and use their human minds to power droid fighters. Since Bakura is still allied with the Empire Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa and Han Solo head to the planet to try and save the plane while also trying to convince them to switch sides.

Its interesting to see where the characters are at this point in the Star Wars timeline. They obviously struck a killing blow to the Empire with the explosion of the second Death Star and the death of Dar…

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