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Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy: Heir to the Empire: Volume I

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Timothy Zahn

Narrated By: Denis Lawson

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: February 2007

Duration: 3 hours 0 minutes


It’s five years after the Rebel Alliance destroyed the Death Star, defeated Darth Vader and the Emperor, and drove the remnants of the old Imperial Starfleet to a distant corner of the galaxy. Princess Leia and Han Solo are married and expecting Jedi twins. And Luke Skywalker has become the first in a long-awaited line of Jedi Knights.
But thousands of light-years away, the last of the Emperor’s warlords, Grand Admiral Thrawn, has taken command of the shattered Imperial fleet, readied it for war, and pointed it at the fragile heart of the New Republic. For this dark warrior has made two vital discoveries that could destroy everything the courageous men and women of the Rebel Alliance fought so hard to build.

From the Paperback edition.


  • Christopher G

    Thrawn makes his debut in this audiobook, and was well portrayed -- as was all the novel. As he's my favorite Star Wars character, and probably the best, this brings me no end of pleasure to know how well this series was handled.