Book I, Part IV
Chaos grips the Galactic Empire. After the destruction of THE DEATH STAR, the disgraced Sith Lord, DARTH VADER, was demoted by his Master, Emperor Palpatine. It is now clear to him that no man can be trusted. The rule of the law is in danger.
Unknown to the Emperor, Vader is quietly pursuing his own interests: the mysterious Force-strong pilot who destroyed the Death Star and the identity of the stranger who is conspiring with the Emperor.
But for this he will need his own personal, secret forces. Vader recruits droid archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA to do so - and she leads the fallen Jedi to the old warzone of GEONOSIS....