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Star Wars: Darth Plagueis
is a work of fiction. Names, places,
and incidents either are products of the author’s imagination or
are used fictitiously.

Copyright © 2012 by Lucasfilm Ltd. & ® or ™ where indicated.
All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.

Excerpt from
Star Wars: Shadow Games
by Michael Reaves and Maya Kaathryn
Bohnhoff copyright © 2011 by Lucasfilm Ltd. & ® or ™ where indicated.
All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.

Published in the United States by Del Rey,
an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group,
a division of Random House, Inc., New York.

DEL REY is a registered trademark and the Del Rey
colophon is a trademark of Random House, Inc.

eISBN: 978-0-345-53255-8

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Cover art: Torstein Nordstrand

v3.1

For Howard Roffman, whose intelligence, critical acumen,
and stalwart direction helped shape this story

Contents

Cover

Title Page

Copyright

Dedication

Prologue

Part One: Enlistment - 67–65 Years Before the Battle of Yavin

1: The Underworld
2: The Inner Landscape
3:
Woebegone
4: The Meaning of Death
5: Homecoming
6: The Hunters’ Moon
7: There Where They Used to Stand
8: Victims of Their Own Device
9: Untapped Reserves
10: The Cycle of Violence
11: Avatar of Mortality
12: Seduced by the Dark Side of the Force

Part Two: Apprenticed to Power - 54–52
BBY

13: Riders on the Storm
14: The Shape of His Shadow
15: Quantum Being
16: Bold as Love
17: Days of Wine and Impropriety
18: Artful Dodging
19: The Trials
20: The Canted Circle
21: Investiture

Part Three: Mastery - 34–32
BBY

22: Ordinary Beings
23: Under the Midnight Sun
24: Sith’ari
25: The Discreet Charm of the Meritocracy
26: Their Baser Nature
27: Calibrations
28: Chain of Command
29: The Force Strikes Back
30: Taking the Future from the Now
Epilogue

About the Author

Also by this Author

Introduction to the
Star Wars
Expanded Universe

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Introduction to the Old Republic Era

Excerpt from
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Introduction to the Rise of the Empire Era

Excerpt from
Star Wars: Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader

Introduction to the Rebellion Era

Excerpt from
Star Wars: Death Star

Introduction to the New Republic Era

Excerpt from
Star Wars: Heir to the Empire

Introduction to the New Jedi Order Era

Excerpt from
Star Wars: New Jedi Order: Vector Prime

Introduction to the Legacy Era

Excerpt from
Star Wars: Legacy of the Force: Betrayal

Excerpt from
Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Outcast

Star Wars
Novels Timeline

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