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Star Wars: The X-Wing Series, Volume 2: Wedge's Gamble Audiobook

Star Wars: The X-Wing Series, Volume 2: Wedge's Gamble

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They are the X-wing fighters: sleek, swift, and deadly. And as the battle against the Empire rages across the vastness of space, the pilots risk both their lives and their machines for the cause of the Rebel Alliance. Now they must embark on a dangerous espionage mission, braving betrayal and death on the Imperial homeworld to smash the power of a ruthless foe!

It is at the evil heart of a battered and reeling Empire: Coruscant, the giant city-world from whose massive towers the Imperial High Command directs the war. The Rebels will invade this mighty citadel in a daring move to bring the Empire to its knees. But first Wedge Antilles and his X-wing pilots must infiltrate Coruscant to gain vital intelligence information.

Capture means death or, worse, enslavement by the vicious leader known as "Iceheart": Ysanne Isard, now Emperor in all but name. And one of Rogue Squadron's own is already her slave, a traitor hidden behind a mask of innocence, working to betray both colleagues and the Rebellion itself.

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What the Critics Say

"Henry Thomas reads well; he has a young voice like Luke Skywalker's, but he ably provides appropriate shading for alien and aged characters when the circumstances demand." (AudioFile)

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    Amazon Customer 13/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Great audio book."

    Really enjoyed it. The Rogues are awesome and the adaptation and effects are great. Loved it.

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    Peter Sutherns 23/07/2015
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    "very entertaining"

    The narrator is very good, the music and effects are a nice touch too. A nice addition to the Star Wars universe.

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    Duo 10/02/2015
    Duo 10/02/2015 Member Since 2016
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    "I really enjoy the X-wing books"

    I really enjoy these books but I feel like these abridged versions cut out to much, it messes with the pace and it's easy to sometimes get lost in relation to what each character is doing. Unabridged versions would be more than welcome and feel like better value as I feel these books are too short. I find I really enjoy Henry Thomas's performance and his voice suits Corran in his early books and would have like him to narrate the book I, Jedi over Anthony Heald who did that book.

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  • Jason
    Winona, MN, United States
    27/03/13
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    "Good, but SEVERELY abridged."

    Henry Thomas's performance is good, but some of the charters sound too similar. It lacks the details that make it a really good book, as the abridged story just leaves out too much of what make the book so much more enjoyable and complete.

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  • Scott C Atkins
    21/04/16
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    "Thriller Start to Finish"

    Gripping story line challenges the reader to put it down before the end. Can't wait for the next

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  • Blaise Freeman
    Siler City, NC, USA
    26/09/15
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    "dull, poor follow-up to a great first book"

    Boh the story and the performance were disappointing. Too many coincidences and characters jumbled together unconvincingly.

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    27/04/15
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    "too abridged"

    I've read this book years ago and loved it. I had a bit of a hard time following this time because too much of the story was left out.

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