Exile (Star Wars novel)
|Cover artist||Jason Felix|
|Series||Legacy of the Force
|February 27, 2007|
Exile is a science fiction novel by American writer Aaron Allston. The fourth book in the Legacy of the Force series, it was released on February 27, 2007 in paperback form. The story takes place in the Star Wars expanded universe, 40 years after the Battle of Yavin.
Jacen Solo increases in popularity with each victory over the Corellian rebels. He attempts to advance his goal of galactic peace in the midst of war. Most of his family opposes Jacen's new attempts, as they fear that the war is being exploited by a mysterious power for personal gain.
The Corellians set a trap for the Alliance, by sending out a false trail by claiming that they are hosting a secret election to choose a leader. The Alliance falls for it by planning an attack at the election and their fleet gets trapped in a mine field. Jacen Solo also gets trapped on the gas planet the fake election was being held and his family and Lumiya help him to escape. Luke and Lumiya shake hands without attacking each other. All of the main characters survive.
Another conspiracy leads Luke's son Ben to Ziost, a Sith homeworld. It is filled with many dangers, the largest being the sheer amount of dark side power that would rattle even the strongest Jedi. His journey on Ziost leads Ben to find a Sith Meditation Sphere, which he uses to escape the planet.
- Alema Rar; Dark Jedi (Twi'lek female)
- Ben Skywalker; Jedi Apprentice (human male)
- Booster Terrik; captain, Errant Venture (human male)
- Cha Niathal; Galactic Alliance admiral (Mon Calamari female)
- Corran Horn; Jedi Master (human male)
- Han Solo; captain, Millennium Falcon (human male)
- Iella Antilles; operative (human female)
- Jacen Solo; Jedi Knight and commander, Galactic Alliance Guard (human male)
- Jagged Fel; operative (human male)
- Jaina Solo; Jedi Knight (human female)
- Kiara; Child (human female)
- Lando Calrissian; entrepreneur (human male)
- Leia Organa Solo; Jedi Knight and co-pilot, Millennium Falcon (human female)
- Luke Skywalker; Jedi Grand Master (human male)
- Lumiya; Dark Lady of the Sith (human female)
- Mara Jade Skywalker; Jedi Master (human female)
- Matric Klauskin; Commenorian Admiral (human male)
- Mirax Terrik Horn; operative (human female)
- Myri Antilles; intelligence operative (human female)
- Shaker; R2 astromech droid
- Uran Lavint; smuggling ship captain (human female)
- Wedge Antilles; Corellian admiral (human male)
- Zekk; Jedi Knight (human male)
Exile reached 8 on the New York Times bestseller list on March 18, 2007.
- "Paperback Best Sellers: March 18, 2007". New York Times. March 18, 2007. Retrieved April 1, 2015.
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