Book IV, Part IV
END OF GAMES
It is a time of rebuilding for the Empire. After the destruction of the Death Star, Darth Vader is atoning for his failure by destroying all who would oppose the Empire.
Vader's recent successes have put him back in the good graces of Emperor Palpatine, and he has therefore been sent on a vital mission: capturing the traitorous scientist Cylo, Vader's formal rival. While Vader quickly dispatches Cylo's compatriot Tulon Voidgazer, her final act is setting her vessel on a collision course — with Vader still inside.
Meanwhile, the droids Triple-Zero and Beetee have been sent to capture Vader's secret ally, Dr. Aphra — but upon her delivery to the ''Executor'', she takes advantage of their programming and changes their directive: help her escape the ship at any cost....