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Star Wars: The Cestus Deception: A Clone Wars Novel Audiobook

Star Wars: The Cestus Deception: A Clone Wars Novel

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Publisher's Summary

Ord Cestus, a planet mostly barren and inhospitable to life, was first colonized as a prison world, until a handful of hardy pioneers discovered its rich ore deposits and managed to build up a successful droid-manufacturing industry. But when the Clone Wars erupted, bringing severe rationing of imported resources and a Republic ban on the production of battle droids, Ord Cestus was threatened with imminent economic collapse.

Enter the Confederacy of Independent Systems - the Separatists - with a life-saving offer to purchase a generous quantity of the planet's most lucrative export: bio-droids. Possessed of tactical capabilities that rival the fighting abilities of even the most advanced Jedi, these sophisticated, techno-organic hybrid units would prove a most formidable weapon if ever deployed for military use.

Determined to halt the bio-droid sale, but fearing a show of force will result in a political backlash, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine dispatches a team of envoys, led by Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi. But if all else fails, the Republic will not hesitate to launch a full-scale attack and wipe out not only the means of bio-droid production, but countless lives as well, to demonstrate the consequences of disloyalty.

For Obi-Wan, the prospect of such wholesale slaughter only serves to fuel his growing suspicions about the sinister path the Republic seems to be taking. As the leaders of Ord Cestus refuse to capitulate and Palpatine rapidly loses patience, Obi-Wan's hopes of a peaceful resolution are dwindling. Now, facing a crisis of conscience, Obi-Wan must find the wisdom and strength to prevent a bloodbath and safeguard the Republic while abiding by the ancient code to which he has pledged his life.

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"A thrilling, worthy addition to the Star Wars universe." (Booklist)"[A] stirring new addition to the Star Wars saga....may the Force provide more like this one." (Publishers Weekly)

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  • Diane
    Iron Station, NC, United States
    01/09/10
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    "Excellent all around"

    My son and I both listened to this. Well written - interesting story line, good character development, very descriptive. sound effects are good without being too much. great side story that happens before anyone realizes palpatine is on the dark side. really enjoyed it. narrator is superb - does obi wan to perfection!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Moose
    23/06/15
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    "Nice Performance - not too relevant too series"

    I liked the performance and it gives you some insight on Obi Wan and Anakin relationship further. But overall, it has little relevance to the series itself. Decent story, not enough action for me.

    - The Dude

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Lucas Ziobro
    26/01/15
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    "Fun read"

    Great story. Great performance. I always love reading about obi-wan and his crazy missions. Good read was very fun.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Dwayne A.McClellan
    Baltimore, Maryland
    08/02/16
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    "A deceptively good book 📚 "

    This is a great book 📚, I hope there's more. It leaves. You hanging without end.

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