Star Wars: X-Wing: Mercy Kill : Star Wars: Legends

  • by Aaron Allston
  • Narrated by Marc Thompson
  • Series: Star Wars: Legends
  • 12 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The intrepid spies, pilots, and sharpshooters of Wraith Squadron are back in an all-new Star Wars adventure, which transpires just after the events of the Fate of the Jedi series!
Three decades have passed since Wraith Squadron carried out its last mission. Taking on the most dangerous and daring operations, the rogues and misfits of the elite X-Wing unit became legends of the Rebellion and the Second Galactic Civil War, before breaking up and going their separate ways. Now their singular skills are back in vital demand - for a tailor-made Wraith Squadron mission.
A powerful general in the Galactic Alliance Army, once renowned for his valor, is suspected of participating in the infamous Lecersen Conspiracy, which nearly toppled the Alliance back into the merciless hands of the Empire. With orders to expose and apprehend the traitor - and license to do so by any and all means - the Wraiths will become thieves, pirates, impostors, forgers...and targets, as they put their guts, their guns, and their riskiest game plan to the test against the most lethal of adversaries.

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An end of an era ill miss this galaxy far far away

Star wars meets espionage with a group of electric chatacters calling in the end for this seris of books..now that they are no longer star wars cannon which is a sad thing as this is how it should have gone. You have to concentrate to understand the complexities of wraith squadrons misson but if you stick with it its very good. The narration is excellent theres a voice for every character and background sound effects makes you feel back in the star wars world. And it makes you actuly love a professor of maths dancing Gammorean!
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Dull

I read the book when it was released, found it fairly incomprehensible and shelved it with the regret that it was nothing like the others in the series. i decided to give it another go on audio. i wish i hadn't The writing is fairly terrible, the plot seems pointless and just jumps from scene to scene without having any clear purpose. I enjoyed fragments of the book but still don't really understand the point of it. it's nothing to do with the xwing series as most of it takes place in the form of supremely dull planetary settings for the main. Avoid.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-08-2012
  • Publisher: Random House Audio