By Alexandra Bracken
The galaxy is at war.
Although the insurgent Alliance has received a couple of battles opposed to the Empire, wish is fading. The Empire is set to unveil the best weapon the galaxy has ever seen--the loss of life famous person. The Rebels' basically likelihood to defeat it now lies within the not likely palms of a princess, a scoundrel, and a farm boy....
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You saw him punch me? " Mac asked slowly. "I've been tailing you. Roswell sent me to make sure you got on the plane safely. " Mac brushed his hair vigorously back from his forehead with both hands. " he asked incredulously. She nodded. "Did the guy say anything to you? " Mac shook his head. "Never seen the jerk. I wasn't really listening, to what he was saying. He blabbed about a bunch of things. The guy wouldn't shut up. " she asked again. Mac looked at her. " Mac was far from sober, but he was at least conscious enough to know one thing: whoever the guy was, he'd known way too much about Mac.
Something went wrong and one of the guards opened fire. The other men shouted. The Arabs that are here in the marketplace heard the shots and then the cries of the men, and what should have been a routine search became a riot. The authorities found out later that the men stopped weren't armed. The rumor had been just that, a rumor. But . " He wagged his finger at Mac. "Who is what! People sit at a cafe, here in the Old City, drinking tea, talking, enjoying the sun, the open air. A woman comes along with a baby carriage.
She smiled. "Laura ... " "Let's get out of here," he mumbled and took a step toward the exit. She walked next to him. They made their way slowly, staying next to the wall to allow for the frantic racing of late commuters in the crowded walkway. Mac became aware of her perfume. He looked at her as she walked next to him, matching his stride. Who was she—really? She seemed assured but wary, confident, calculating, and intelligent. She was also dropdead gorgeous. "Here's your gate," she said, nodding in the direction of a crowd of people clustered around an El Al boarding tube.
A New Hope: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy (Star Wars Illustrated Novels, Book 1) by Alexandra Bracken