Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Star Wars Volume 2: From The Ruins of Alderann TPB [2013] by Brian Wood



      

   

STAR WARS VOLUME 2: FROM THE RUINS OF ALDERAAN TRADE PAPERBACK
Luke and Leia travel to Tatooine to bury his aunt and uncle who were killed by Stormtroopers. Luke wants to get onboard with Wedge on a Star Destroyer to find out the spy on Mon Mothma’s staff. Luke and Wedge sneak aboard the Star Destroyer Devastator as Leia finds a new base for the Rebel Alliance. Meanwhile Darth Vader plants his spy Moff Birra Seah to serve under his nemesis Colonel Bircher on the Devastator.

On Coruscant Han Solo and Chewbacca are running away from bounty hunters Boba Fett and Bossk. On board the Devastator, Wedge releases prisoners as a distraction so him and Luke can plant a bug in their communications systems. Leia arrives at the Alderaan system and encounters a ship from the Clone Wars the Audacity. Leia meets Tag Rogaren who used tobe the systems engineer on the Death Star.

An Imperial fleet has arrived at the location of the Rebellion fleet while Luke and Wedge pilot Imperial TIE fighters. Both Luke and Wedge exchange their TIE fighters for X-Wings and join the Rebellion fleet once again. Imperial Officer Colonel Bircher is revealed to be Mon Mothma’s nephew. Wedge forms Rogue Squadron and Leia presents the Rebels new home on the planet Arrochar. Leia reveals she has been proposed to by the Prince of Arrochar.  

This paperback collects
Star Wars #7-12 (2013)

RECOMMENDED – 4 OUT OF 5