Book I, Part III
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 archaegologist Aphra is back to doing what she does best: locating and liberating rare artifacts. By her side are a pair of homicidal droids and Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan, looking to collect on Aphra’s debts.
Aphra’s plans are suspended when her doctorate is temporarily revoked–on a tip-off from her estranged father. Now, in order to regain her stature, Aphra is forced to go along on his foolish search for a spiritual sect on an isolated moon. But when they arrive, enlightenment is nowhere to be found–instead, the moon is crawling with Imperial forces…