This essential Star Wars Legends novel is the first in a trilogy chronicling the rise of the fearsome Sith lord Darth Bane.
"A solid space adventure that] charts the evolution of an antihero almost as chilling as Darth Vader."--Publishers Weekly
On the run from vengeful Republic forces, Dessel, a cortosis miner, vanishes into the ranks of the Sith army and ships out to join the bloody war against the Republic and its Jedi champions. There Dessel's brutality, cunning, and exceptional command of the Force swiftly win him renown as a warrior. But in the eyes of his watchful masters, a far greater destiny awaits him.
- ISBN-13: 9780345477378
- ISBN-10: 0345477375
- Publisher: Random House Worlds
- Publish Date: June 2007
- Dimensions: 6.98 x 4.13 x 1.15 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.44 pounds
- Page Count: 416