The Jedi move one step closer to saving the embattled galaxy-only to confront a formidable wall of resistance.. The harrowing search for Zonama Sekot if finally over for Luke Skywalker, Jacen Solo, and others aboard the Jade Shado. But joy turns to alarm when the living planet sends a defiant message: it refuses to follow them back to a galaxy full of war, exploitation, and misery.
While Luke works feverishly to persuade the elusive planet to reconsider, the Yuuzhan Vong launch a full- scale attack aimed at the heart of the new alliance. Sent to defend a major communicating base, Han and Leia find themselves hopelessly outnumbered. Reinforcements are just too far away to help before everything is destroyed. So the courageous pair must now fight an unrelenting battle against staggering odds. Whether they actually survive is another matter..