Fighting alongside the Corellian rebels, Han and Leia are locked in a waragainst their son Jacen, who grows more powerful and more dangerous witheach passing day. Nothing can stop Jacen's determination to bring peacewith a glorious Galactic Alliance victory-whatever the price. While Luke grieves the loss of his beloved wife and deals with his guiltover killing the wrong person in retaliation, Jaina, Jag, and Zekk huntfor the real assassin, unaware that the culprit commands Sith powers thatcan cloud their minds and misdirect their attacks-and even turn them backon themselves. As Luke and Ben Skywalker struggle to find their place among the chaos,Jacen, shunned by friends and family, launches an invasion to rescue theonly person still loyal to him. But with the battle raging on, and thegalaxy growing more turbulent and riotous, there's no question that it isJacen who is most wanted: dead or alive.