Star Wars: Lords of the Sith by Paul S Kemp
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . .
When the Emperor and his notorious apprentice, Darth Vader, find themselves stranded in the middle of insurgent action on an inhospitable planet, they must rely on each other, the Force, and their own ruthlessness to prevail.
Set after the events in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader and the Emperor are secure in their place as the feared head of the Republic. But pockets of rebellions have begun to spring up.
Star Wars: Lords of the Sith is a solid installment in the much anticipated franchise. Kemp excels at character development, and these characters are extremely fun to read. Cham and Isval are the protagonists and lead the attack against Vader and the Emperor, hoping to assassinate them. Instead, the Emperor and Vader are marooned on a harsh planet where events come to a head. The intense action and adventure as well as the vivid characters made for a highly enjoyable story. Fans should definitely check out this latest Star Wars novel.