Enemy Lines: Rebel Stand

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Rebel Stand
Enemy Lines II Rebel Stand.jpg
Author Aaron Allston
Cover artist David Seeley
Country USA
Language English
Series The New Jedi Order
Canon C
Subject Star Wars
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Del Rey
Publication date
1 June 2002
Media type Paperback
Pages 384
ISBN ISBN 0-345-42868-4
Preceded by Enemy Lines: Rebel Dream
Followed by Traitor

Enemy Lines: Rebel Stand (also released as Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand) is the thirteenth installment of the New Jedi Order series, set in the Star Wars universe. It is the second novel in a two-part story by Aaron Allston; the prequel is Enemy Lines: Rebel Dream. It was published in June 2002.

Summary[edit]

Continuing the adventures started in Rebel Dream, Wedge Antilles continues to defend the planet Borleias from the Yuuzhan Vong. After rooting out a spy in the Vong-controlled Tam Elgrin, he begins creating a superlaser, identical to the Death Star's except in one regard: it doesn't work. Using both the laser and Commander Czulkang Lah's obsession with the capture of Jaina Solo, Antilles draws the Yuuzhan Vong fleet away from Lah's flagship. While the fleet is elsewhere, the Super Star Destroyer Lusankya is fitted with a spear and flown directly into the worldship. The worldship is destroyed, and Czulkang Lah perishes.

Meanwhile, on Coruscant, Luke Skywalker, Mara Jade Skywalker, Tahiri Veila and Wraith Squadron continue their scouting mission. There, they encounter a Dark Jedi similar to the mythical Lord Nyax, but who is really the genetically modified Dark Jedi Irek Ismaren. Nyax is more powerful than Luke, but, with the combined efforts of the Jedi and the Yuuzhan Vong, Nyax is defeated. Meanwhile, Viqi Shesh's plans to escape Coruscant are foiled by Wraith Squadron, and she commits suicide as a result.

Han and Leia Organa Solo, along with their droids C-3PO and R2-D2, set off on adventures to root out and overthrow any planetary government that plans to acquiesce to the Yuuzhan Vong. One of their most dangerous missions is set on Aphran IV, though they are able to escape death with their mission a success.

Dramatis Personae[edit]

The Jedi[edit]

With the New Republic Military[edit]

Civilians[edit]

  • Danni Quee; scientist (female human)
  • Wolam Tser; holodocumentarian (male human)
  • Tam Elgrin; holocam operator (male human)
  • Han Solo; captain Millennium Falcon (male human)
  • Leia Organa Solo; New Republic ambassador (female human)

With the Yuuzhan Vong[edit]

See also[edit]

Reception[edit]

The New Jedi Order: Rebel Dream reached 13 on the New York Times bestseller list on June 16, 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paperback Best Sellers: June 16, 2002". New York Times. June 16, 2002. Retrieved 2015-04-01. 

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