Star Wars - The Truce at Bakura
No sooner has Darth Vaders funeral pyre burned to ashes on Endor than the Rebel Alliance intercepts a call for help from a far-flung imperial outpost. Bakura is on the edge of known space and the first to meet the Ssi-ruuk, cold-blooded reptilian invaders who are approaching imperial space with only one goal: total domination. Princess Leia sees the mission as a chance to achieve a diplomatic victory for the Alliance. But the mission assumes even greater importance when a vision of Obi-wan Kenobi appears to Luke Skywalker with the message that he must go to Bakura - or risk losing everything the Rebels have fought so desperately to achieve. Even as the Alliance arrives, the aliens have almost overcome the Bakura Imperial garrison, whose desperate commander will accept help from any quarter against an insidious foe that enslaves human minds to pilot their invincible machines of war and destruction. While marshalling the tattered Imperial forces, Luke, Han Solo and Princess Leia must win the trust and co-operation of the Bakurans. For although the rebels have been granted temporary amnesty, there is the risk of treachery among those whose first allegiance lies with the Empire. On the eve of the final explosive onslaught, Rebel and . Imperial forces must at last come to terms with each other... or lose the entire galaxy to the hideous. servitude promised by a victorious alien enemy.