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Books closer to Level 1 are easier to read and understand, more important, and of higher quality. Just weeks after the order was carried out, former brothers-in-arms now find themselves on opposite sides. Will they ultimately choose to serve their Emperor or their ex-comrades, the Jedi? And just how far are they willing to go in the process? While the Jedi may have gotten the worst of it, Karen Traviss manages to brilliantly portray the struggle of the clones following Order This book serves as a fitting end to her run with the Republic Commandos.
The Clone Wars are over, but for those with reason to run from the new galactic Empire, the battle to survive has only just begun. The Jedi have been decimated in the Great Purge, and the Republic has fallen. In the savage new galactic order, old feuds may have to be set aside to unite against a far bigger threat, and nobody can take old loyalties for granted.
In all honesty, this book would have gotten a higher rating from me if it weren't the last in the series - because it wasn't supposed to be; the books were never finished. I think knowing this going in really affected my reading experience. It's still a great book, don't get me wrong -- it doesn't all end when Palpatine gives his infamous contingency order in the previous book.
But when you get to the end, it does feel very unfinished, and that's tough. We do meet plenty of interesting new characters in this book, though, and this makes it worth the read. Just because it's the end doesn't mean it's a worse read. If you've made it this far in the series, I'd definitely recommend finishing it out.
In some ways, you won't be disappointed. As a battle-scarred era nears its end, a shattering power play is about to stun the entire galaxy. With Republic forces stretched to the max and casualties mounting, the last thing these beleaguered warriors need to hear is that Chancellor Palpatine is keeping vast armies of secret clone troops in reserve.
Sergeant Skirata, a mentor to the clone commandos, has no intention of standing idly by while Palpatine sends them into battle like lambs to the slaughter. But even the deadliest weapons may not be powerful enough to defeat the real menace.
And nothing will stop the apocalyptic horror unleashed when Palpatine utters the chilling words The time has come. Execute Order Translation: The Jedi have tried to stage a coup, and all must be shot on sight. With their faith in the Republic and their loyalty to their Jedi allies put to the ultimate test, how will the men of Omega and Delta squads react to the most infamous command in galactic history?
A growing menace threatens Republic victory, and the members of Omega Squad make a shocking discovery that shakes their very loyalty. As the lines continue to blur between friend and enemy, citizens—from civilians and sergeants to Jedi and generals—find themselves up against a new foe: the doubt in their own hearts and minds. The truth is a fragile, shifting illusion—and only the approaching inferno will reveal both sides in their true colors. Following the eruption of the bloody Clone Wars at the battle of Geonosis, both sides remain deadlocked in a stalemate that can be broken only by elite warrior teams like Omega Squad, clone commandos with terrifying combat skills and a lethal arsenal.
To identify and destroy a Separatist spy and terror network in a city full of civilians will require special talents and skills. Not even the leadership of Jedi generals, along with the assistance of Delta squad and a certain notorious ARC trooper, can even the odds against the Republic Commandos.
And while success may not bring victory in the Clone Wars, failure means certain defeat. As the Clone Wars rage, victory or defeat lies in the hands of elite squads that take on the toughest assignments in the galaxy—stone-cold soldiers who go where no one else would, to do what no one else could On a mission to sabotage a chemical weapon research facility on a Separatist-held planet, four clone troopers operate under the very noses of their enemies.
The commandos are outnumbered and outgunned, deep behind enemy lines with no backup—and working with strangers instead of trusted teammates. For the separated clone commandos and stranded Jedi, a long, dangerous journey lies ahead, through hostile territory brimming with Trandoshan slavers, Separatists, and suspicious natives.
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Star Wars: Imperial Commando: 501st
Imperial Commando: st is a novel by Karen Traviss. It is a continuation of the Republic Commando series. The Clone Wars are over, but for those with reason to run from the new galactic Empire , the battle to survive has only just begun…. The Jedi have been decimated in the Great Purge , and the Republic has fallen. Now the former Republic Commandos -- the galaxy's finest special forces troops, cloned from Jango Fett -- find themselves on opposing sides and in very different armor.
Imperial Commando: 501st
This article covers a product that was canceled or replaced by another product. Imperial Commando 2 is a canceled novel that was scheduled to follow Imperial Commando: st as a continuation of the Republic Commando series. In this followup to " Imperial Commando: st " the Clone Wars are over, and the Republic commandos now wear the white armor of the stormtroopers in service to the Galactic Empire. But not all those commandos are loyal to the Emperor , turning the fight against the rebels into a war between clone brothers! The newly-fledged Empire is strengthening its foothold on Mandalore , but Kal Skirata 's clan of clone deserters and fugitive Jedi face a new threat as an older, more insidious enemy emerges from decades in hiding. The Death Watch is back.