Hard Contact: Star Wars Legends (Republic Commando)
Karen Traviss (Author)
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DescriptionExperience the first in the epic series featuring the brave members of Omega Squad--an elite team of clone commandos--fighting to protect the Galactic Republic. On a mission to sabotage a chemical weapon research facility on a Separatist-held planet, four clone troopers operate under the very noses of their enemies. The commandos are outnumbered and outgunned, deep behind enemy lines with no backup-and working with strangers instead of trusted teammates. Matters don't improve when Darman, the squad's demolitions expert, gets separated from the others during planetfall. Even Darman's apparent good luck in meeting an inexperienced Padawan vanishes once Etain admits to her woeful naivety. For the separated clone commandos and stranded Jedi, a long, dangerous journey lies ahead, through hostile territory brimming with Trandoshan slavers, Separatists, and suspicious natives. A single misstep could mean discovery . . . and death. It's a virtual suicide mission for anyone-anyone except Republic Commandos.
Random House Worlds
October 26, 2004
4.38 X 6.94 X 0.81 inches | 0.34 pounds
Mass Market Paperbound
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About the Author
Karen Traviss is a novelist, screenwriter, comics writer, and the author of five Star Wars: Republic Commando novels (Hard Contact, Triple Zero, True Colors, Order 66, and Imperial Commando: 501st); three Star Wars: Legacy of the Force novels (Bloodlines, Revelation, and Sacrifice): two Star Wars: The Clone Wars novels (The Clone Wars and No Prisoners); five Gears of War novels (Aspho Fields, Jacinto's Remnant, Anvil Gate, Coalition's End, and The Slab); the award-nominated Wess'har Wars series (City of Pearl, Crossing the Line, The World Before, Matriarch, Ally, and Judge); and four Halo novels. She was also the lead writer on the third Gears of War game. A former defense correspondent and TV and newspaper journalist, Traviss lives in Wiltshire, England.