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HEROES DIEBut Caine's no hero. He's an assassin.Renowned throughout the land of Ankhana as the Blade of Tyshalle, Caine has killed his share of monarchs and commoners, villains and heroes. He is relentless, unstoppable, simply the best there is at what he does. He is free.At home on Earth, Caine is Hari Michaelson, a superstar whose adventures command an audience of billions. Yet he is shackled by a rigid caste society, bound to ignore the grim fact that men die on a far-off world for the entertainment of his own planet--bound to keep his rage in check.But now Michaelson has crossed the line. His estranged wife, Pallas Rill, has mysteriously disappeared in the slums of Ankhana. To save her, he must confront the greatest challenge of his life: a lethal game of cat and mouse with the most treacherous rulers of two worlds.Matthew Woodring Stover has created a spectacular, page-turning epic where a Jackal-type assassin maneuvers through a vivid Tolkienesque world. With a plot as driven as its main character and drawn against a setting as vivid as the very best in fantasy, Heroes Die is a brilliant feat of the imagination.From the Trade Paperback edition.
the Clone Wars desperately rage throughout the Galaxy. Yet an even darker evil is poised to take Supreme Power and bring the Galaxy under one terrible ultimate rule. Yet all is not lost as old hope dies and new hope is born. How does Darth Vedar become Darth Veder? How does the Emperor become the Emperor? Will Yoda ever learn to speak proper English? These questions, and more, are answered in this thrilling novelization of the last Star Wars movie.
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