Book I, Part I
It is a period of opportunity. In a galaxy oppressed by the cruelty of Imperial forces, there is little hope for the future. But for those used to operating on the fringes, there is much potential for profit.
Rogue archaeologist Doctor Aphra is not stranger to risk in the pursuit of both credits and thrills; from her recent acquisition of a pair of homicidal droids, to her ever-increasing debt to Wookiee warrior Black Krrsantan, and most of all, her secret work for Darth Vader, Imperial enforcer and Dark Lord of the Sith.
Now, having successfully faked her own death at Vader's hands, Aphra is back to doing what she does best: locating and liberating rare artifacts, droid and Wookiee companions by her side...