"What?" Plagueis asked himself. "What topic has summoned such an earnest look to Qui-Gon's face, and such confused urgency in the boy?" Lifting his face from the macrobinoculars, he stretched out with the Force and fell victim to an assault of perplexing images: ferocious battles in deep space; the clashing of lightsabers; partitions of radiant light; a black-helmeted cyborg rising from a table . . .
Del Rey's Star Wars team will continue posting mini-excerpts from upcoming novels on their Facebook page every Thursday. Darth Plagueis will be released on January 10th, 2012 from Del Rey Books.