Del Rey's Star Wars Books Facebook page
has posted the third micro-excerpt
from Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown
by Joe Schreiber. Check it out below.
For a moment Smight wasn’t sure whether what he was seeing was real or a side effect of the stim. Eight meters in front of him, the mountainous shape of his employer had already come into focus to fill the entire corner of the ready room. Smight gaped as Jabba Desilijic Tiure shifted his enormous tail, gazing out at the audience that awaited him.Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown
“Hello, Jabba,” Sadiki said. “I appreciate you making time in your busy schedule for me.”
“Sadiki Blirr.” The crime lord’s mouth opened just enough for him to run his tongue along his upper lip with a lascivious sneer. “You know, if you ever get tired of running that prison, I would be happy to make you one of my slave girls.”
“Such a generous offer.” She remained absolutely composed, even congenial, before him. “Unfortunately, I’ll have to decline for now.”
“To what do I owe the honor?”
“Ah, well.” Sadiki gestured at the guards who had come to abrupt attention behind her, including Smight himself. “I believe I have some of your people here.”
will be released on January 28, 2014.