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The fate of the Chiss Ascendancy hangs in the balance in the epic finale of the Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy from best-selling author Timothy Zahn.

For thousands of years The Chiss Ascendancy has been an island of calm, a centre of power and a beacon of integrity. Led by the Nine Ruling Families, their leadership stands as a bulwark of stability against the Chaos of the Unknown Regions.

But that stability has been eroded by a cunning foe that winnows away trust and loyalty in equal measure. Bonds of fidelity have given way to lines of division among the families. Despite the efforts of the Expansionary Defense Fleet, the Ascendancy slips closer and closer towards civil war.

The Chiss are no strangers to war. Their mythic status in the Chaos was earned through conflict and terrible deeds, some long buried. Until now. To ensure the Ascendancy's future, Thrawn will delve deep into its past, uncovering the dark secrets surrounding the ascension of the First Ruling Family. But the truth of a family's legacy is only as strong as the legend that supports it. Even if that legend turns out to be a lie.

To secure the salvation of the Ascendancy, is Thrawn willing to sacrifice everything? Including the only home he has ever known?

©2021 Timothy Zahn (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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Slow but big crescendo

Absolutely loved this series found this book the better of the 3. Slow burning at times but absolutely worth listening too for the big build up at the end.
Thrawn is definitely 1 of the best Characters in Star Wars.
Some humour in this book too will definitely listen to this 1 again.
Only 2 voices where unbearable and considering we have around 20 characters or more that's well acceptable in my opinion, well Done Timothy Zahn and Well done Marc Thompson definitely my favourite audiobook actor.

Looking forward to the next instalment of Rogue Squadron voiced by Marc
Having listened to both versions of the audio books again I prefer Marc's work

Again this book is by far 1 of the best books in the star wars series ending is brilliant

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Brilliant

No one can write Thrawn like T.z and no one should.

I hope that after the Ashoka series has aired t.z returns to write stories of Thrawn in the missing years