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Refugee

(2003)
Force Heretic II
(Book 16 in the Star Wars : New Jedi Order series)
A novel by

 
There is a great disturbance in the Force. . . . From the sleek ships of the glimmering Coruscant skyscape to the lush gardens of pastoral Naboo, dissent is roiling. The Republic is failing, even under the leadership of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, elected ten years earlier to save the crumbling government. Separatists threaten war, and the Senate is hopelessly divided, unable to determine whether to raise an army for battle or keep the fragile peace. It is a stalemate that once broken, could lead to galactic chaos.

Mischievous and resolved, courageous to the point of recklessness, Anakin Skywalker has come of age in a time of great upheaval. The nineteen-year-old apprentice to Obi-Wan Kenobi is an enigma to the Jedi Council, and a challenge to his Jedi Master. Time has not dulled Anakin's ambition, nor has his Jedi training tamed his independent streak. When an attempt on Senator Padmé Amidala's life brings them together for the first time in ten years, it is clear that time also has not dulled Anakin's intense feelings for the beautiful diplomat.

The attack on Senator Amidala just before a crucial vote thrusts the Republic even closer to the edge of disaster. Masters Yoda and Mace Windu sense enormous unease. The dark side is growing, clouding the Jedi's perception of the events. Unbeknownst to the Jedi, a slow rumble is building into the roar of thousands of soldiers readying for battle. But even as the Republic falters around them, Anakin and Padmé find a connection so intense that all else begins to fall away. Anakin will lose himself—and his way—in emotions a Jedi, sworn to hold allegiance only to the Order, is forbidden to have.

Based on the story by George Lucas and the screenplay by George Lucas and Jonathan Hales, this intense and revealing novel by bestselling author R. A. Salvatore sheds new light on the legend of Star Wars—and skillfully illuminates one of our most beloved sagas.

Genre: Science Fiction
 
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Paperback Editions

May 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: Force Heretic II: Refugee (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order)
Author(s): Sean Williams, Shane Dix
ISBN: 0-09-941037-0 / 978-0-09-941037-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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April 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: Force Heretic II: Refugee (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, Book 16)
Author(s): Sean Williams, Shane Dix
ISBN: 0-345-42871-4 / 978-0-345-42871-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey Books
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March 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Author(s): R A Salvatore
ISBN: 0-345-42882-X / 978-0-345-42882-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Audio Editions

January 2007 : UK Audio edition
Title: Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic II: Refugee
Author(s): Sean Williams
Publisher: Random House Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2003 : USA Audio CD
Title: Force Heretic II: Refugee (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, Book 16)
Author(s): Sean Williams, Shane Dix
ISBN: 0-553-71365-5 / 978-0-553-71365-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Star Wars: The New Jedi Order - Force Heretic II Refugee
Author(s): Sean Williams, Shane Dix
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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June 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Refugee: Star Wars Legends (The New Jedi Order: Force Heretic, Book II) (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order)
Author(s): Sean Williams, Shane Dix
Publisher: Del Rey
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