Tarkin shook his head in aggravation. In part, the deep-space mobile battle station was meant to put an end to harassments of any sort, whether driven by greed, political dissent, or revenge for acts committed during the Clone Wars or since. Once everyone in the galaxy grasped the weapon’s capabilities, once the fear of Imperial reprisal took hold, discontent would cease to be a problem.
But just now—and notwithstanding the covert nature of the Geonosis project—the Imperial Security Bureau and Naval Intelligence were continually trying to quash rumors and prevent information leaks. In the three years Tarkin had been commanding Sentinel and hundreds of nearby supply and sentry outposts, as well as administering a vast slice of the Outer Rim, no group had been successful in penetrating Geonosis space.
The chance that that could change shook him to the core.
Der Roman wird am 4. November erscheinen und lässt sich bereits vorbestellen.
Hab gerade erfahren, dass in diesem Roman erstmals Palpatines Vorname erwähnt wird. Ich bin mir noch nicht ganz sicher, was ich davon halten soll: