Series: Thrawn Book 1
Genre: Science Fiction
Length: 496 pages
Audiobook Length: 16 hours and 56 minutes
First Published: 2017
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In this definitive novel, readers will follow Thrawn’s rise to power—uncovering the events that created one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history.
One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire, Grand Admiral Thrawn is also one of the most captivating characters in the Star Wars universe, from his introduction in bestselling author Timothy Zahn’s classic Heir to the Empire through his continuing adventures in Dark Force Rising, The Last Command, and beyond. But Thrawn’s origins and the story of his rise in the Imperial ranks have remained mysterious. Now, in Star Wars: Thrawn, Timothy Zahn chronicles the fateful events that launched the blue-skinned, red-eyed master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power—and infamy.
Quotes from Thrawn
Still, even when false, legends can be most informative.
Failure to act always brings consequences. But sometimes, those consequences can be turned to one’s advantage.
Leadership is a role and a task that should never be aspired to lightly. Neither should loyalty be given without reason.
It is never wrong to be curious. But it can sometimes be dangerous.
About Timothy Zahn
Timothy Zahn is the author of more than sixty novels, plus more short stories. Zahn is best known for his Star Wars novels. He currently lives on the Oregon coast.