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To be strong in the Force is one thing. But to believe oneself to be all-powerful is to invite catastrophe. Remember, that even in the ethereal realm we inhabit, the unforeseen can occur. -- James Luceno
You are Lord Vader?" Organa asked. "Senator," Vader said, inclining his head slightly "I demand to know why you've come to Alderaan." "Senator, you are in no position to demand anything. -- James Luceno
My instructions to Lord Vader and Moff Tarkin were to make an example of the shipjackers, not to allow the shipjackers to make a laughingstock of the Empire's intelligence chiefs. -- James Luceno
The Carrion Spike may already be in motion," Tarkin said, squaring his shoulders. As if in echo of Tarkin's posture of readiness, Vader planted his fists on his hips. "Then we have no time to spare. -- James Luceno
Good." The Emperor sat back. "And, tell me, what is your opinion of Lord Vader's handling of the occupation of Kashyyyk?" "He proved very capable, my lord. No one involved in the operation will soon forget his ... sense of commitment, shall we say? -- James Luceno
To her horror, Starstone realized she was suddenly alone with Vader, who immediately signaled his stormtroopers to leave her to him, and to devote themselves to slaughtering the few Wookiees who remained on the tier. -- James Luceno
Vader approached, drawing and igniting his Sith blade. Shryne blinked blood from his eyes; lifted his lightsaber hand only to realize that he had lost the sword during his fall. Slumping back, he loosed a ragged, resigned exhalation. -- James Luceno
Tarkin had long nursed suspicions about who Vader was beneath the black face mask and helmet, as well as how he had come to be, but he knew better than to give open voice to his thoughts. -- James Luceno
One last thing, Vice Admiral," Vader said as Rancit was being escorted aft down the walkway. "Moff Tarkin sends his regards. -- James Luceno
Not yet," Shryne said, as if to himself "Then you're his apprentice?" His eyes darted right and left, searching for some means of escape. "Is Sidious also in league with Emperor Palpatine?" Vader fell silent for a moment, making up his mind about something. "Lord Sidious is the Emperor. -- James Luceno
I owe you a debt," he told Vader. "It took you to bring me back to the Force." "And you to firm my faith in the power of the dark side, Master Shryne. -- James Luceno
Could Vader actually be Anakin Skywalker? the two men wondered. Based on Obi-Wan's account of what had occurred on Mustafar, Anakin's survival didn't seem possible. But perhaps Obi-Wan had underestimated Anakin. Perhaps Anakin's peerless strength in the Force had allowed him to survive. -- James Luceno
Vader might very well be Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker, whom Tarkin had fought beside during the Clone Wars, and for whom he had developed a grudging appreciation. -- James Luceno
He's millions in debt. He hasn't stopped drinking and gambling since his father was assassinated. Brilliantly assassinated, Plagueis thought. -- James Luceno
Fifteen years ago, my wife and I purchased an authentic log cabin in Maryland. Painstakingly restored since, the cabin sits on a forested bluff high above a wide river frequented by ospreys, eagles, geese, herons, and other water fowl. -- James Luceno
What the ancients called Bogan, as separate from Ashla. -- James Luceno
Moff Tarkin sends his regards. -- James Luceno
Never try to live decently, boy - not unless you're willing to open your life to tragedy and sadness. Live like a beast, and no event, no matter how harrowing, will ever be able to move you. -- James Luceno
Teller stared up at him. "What transforms a man into a monster, Tarkin?"
"Monster? That's a point of view, is it not? I will say this much: This place, this plateau is what made me. -- James Luceno
Two lone Jedi are no match for thousands of battle droids and droidekas. -- James Luceno
Where the Jedi courted power, the Sith lusted after it; where the Jedi believed they knew the truth, the Sith possessed it. Owned by the dark side, they ultimately became their knowledge. -- James Luceno
The Goliath could have been carrying a squadron of the new - and seemingly disposable - TIE fighters. -- James Luceno
It's funny the way things work out. You go in search of one thing and end up finding something else. If I didn't know better, I'd think it was the Force at work.
-Han Solo -- James Luceno
Drall's lighter gravity is going to Jacen's head. He's convinced that our coming here is going to upset the balance of the Force or something.
-Anakin Solo -- James Luceno
If we aren't willing to do whatever is required," he said finally, "then we risk losing what we have been mandated to protect. -- James Luceno
As I told you on Naboo, Anakin," he said finally, "we will continue to follow your career with great interest." And assure that it culminates in the ruination of the Jedi Order and the reascendancy of the Sith! -- James Luceno
Qui-Gon believes that the boy - Anakin is his name - stands at the center of a vergence in the Force, and believes further that his finding him was the will of the Force. -- James Luceno
If actions were always judged by their consequence, we'd spend half our lives making amends.
-Luke Skywalker -- James Luceno
The time had come to give the rest of the galaxy a look at Darth Vader. -- James Luceno
Uncertainty is the first step toward self-determination," Plagueis said. "Courage comes next. -- James Luceno
Sometimes it's more painful to know the truth than not to know it.
-Han Solo -- James Luceno
To say that the Force works in mysterious ways is to admit one's ignorance, for any mystery can be solved through the application of knowledge and unrelenting effort. -- James Luceno
Sidious bowed his head in deference. "In the annals of Sith history, you will be known as Plagueis the Wise." Plagueis quirked a cunning smile. "You flatter me. -- James Luceno
The time had come to bring his apprentice deeper into the Sith mysteries he had been investigating for most of his life; to introduce him to the miracles he was performing on Aborah. -- James Luceno
The power of the dark side is an illness no true Sith would wish to be cured of. -- James Luceno
Under the rule of the ancient Sith, the future of the galaxy had been in the able hands of many dark sovereigns. Now responsibility for maintaining order rested only with Darth Sidious. -- James Luceno
Space was more appropriate for the Sith than for the Jedi. The invisible enslavement to gravity, the contained power of the stars, the utter insignificance of life ... Hyperspace, by contrast, was more suitable to the Jedi: nebulous, neither here nor -- James Luceno
It is my will to join my destiny forever with the Order of the Sith Lords. -- James Luceno
The Jedi Order's homespun cloaks announced: I want for nothing, because I am clothed in the Force; the cloaks of the Sith: I am the light in the dark, the convergence of opposing energies. -- James Luceno
While my favorite book of short stories is Fredrick Brown's 'Nightmares and Geezenstacks,' my favorite single story is 'Sound of Thunder,' by Ray Bradbury. -- James Luceno
His strategy of flying boldly into the face of adversity was studied and taught, and during the Clone Wars would come to be known as the Tarkin Rush, -- James Luceno
As was the case in 'Darth Plagueis' - even going back as far as 'Cloak of Deception' - I was well aware that I was writing what used to be called 'men's adventure' fiction. -- James Luceno
There is no one truth. -- James Luceno
Chewbacca woofed in agreement. -- James Luceno
Plagueis pressed his right hand to the right side of his neck to discover that a disk had made off with a considerable hunk of his jawbone and neck, and in its cruel passing had severed his trachea and several blood vessels. -- James Luceno
Magister Damask, if I may be so bold as to inquire: what is our eventual goal?" "The goal is to extend my life indefinitely. To conquer death. -- James Luceno
I spent about a year traveling overland from Egypt through Sudan and Ethiopia, and eventually into East Africa. -- James Luceno
The Jedi thought of the cellular organelles as symbionts, but to Plagueis midi-chlorians were interlopers, running interference for the Force and standing in the way of a being's ability to contact the Force directly. -- James Luceno
For all that sentients have achieved with weapons and machines, life remains an ongoing battle for survival, with the strong or the smart at the top of the heap, and the rest kept in check by firepower and laws. -- James Luceno
For Galen," Easel said. "The Separatists want his research. Phara must have promised to deliver him into their custody. -- James Luceno
You look at the history of any sentient species and what do you find but tableaux of violence and slaughter. It's finger-painted on the ceilings of caves and engraved into the walls of temples. -- James Luceno
Rarely did events play out as imagined, in any case. The order of future events was transient. In the same way that the past was reconfigured by selective memory, future events, too, were moving targets. One could only act on instinct, grab hold of an intuited perfect moment, and spring into action. -- James Luceno
Breaking a cardinal rule of spy craft, I actually let it be known that I wanted to work for the CIA. -- James Luceno
Rumor has it that Palpatine has some secret project in the works. -- James Luceno
"Tell me something I don't know."
"Okay, how about, we're unarmed!"
-Droma & Han -- James Luceno
There are aspects of writing that require you to image yourself in various roles and guises, to stand in the shoes of others, to 'act' on an inner stage. -- James Luceno
TWO THERE SHOULD BE; NO MORE NO LESS. One to embody power, The other to crave it. - Darth Bane -- James Luceno
I'm a Muun of my word -- James Luceno
I think it's leading us on a wild gundark chase. -- James Luceno
Even friends can't be protected from fate, Han.
-Droma -- James Luceno
[ ... ] the red-haired aesthete politician flashed a welcoming smile and extended a hand in greeting. -- James Luceno
Science doesn't take sides, does it? -- James Luceno
We warp space and time to twist the galaxy to our own design. -- James Luceno
Triumphing over nature means better lives for sentients, but dominance is sustained only by bringing order to chaos and establishing law where none exists. -- James Luceno
A common misconception held that midi-chlorians were Force-carrying particles, when in fact they functioned more as translators, interlocutors of the will of the Force. -- James Luceno
How Plagueis would have mocked him for allowing himself to become personally involved in such a seemingly trivial matter; but then his Master had never foreseen that his onetime apprentice would become Emperor. -- James Luceno
They await the coming of a prophesized redeemer who will bring balance to the Force and restore order. -- James Luceno
What now?" Plagueis asked the moment Palpatine broke the connection. Sidious shook his head in disbelief. "Valorum somehow managed to persuade the Council to send two Jedi to Naboo. -- James Luceno
I'm too young to die."
"Yeah, and I'm too well known."
-Droma and Han Solo -- James Luceno
'Star Wars' novels that focus on a single character are few and far between. -- James Luceno
We serve nature's purpose by culling the herd, and our own by sharpening our skills. We are the predatory swarm! -- James Luceno
Success doesn't come from summoning help from the Force, but from taking control of it and generating the power from within yourself. -- James Luceno
I've no interest on initiating a fashion trend on Coruscant or anywhere else. I simply want a uniform that fits - Tarkin -- James Luceno
Providing power is the only way forward." She -- James Luceno
The Empire was quickly becoming the other, a featureless grey enemy that species of varied sorts would be able to stave off only if they united, all differences set aside. It was almost heartening to witness the dawn of hope, as cautious and fragile as it was. -- James Luceno
Well, could even a Jedi know the future? -- James Luceno
We are the predatory swarm! -- James Luceno
You don't mind that the war will go on and on?"
"Palpatine could have prevented it. Now it's up to people like you to end it."
Tarkin nodded. "And so we shall. -- James Luceno
Laugh all you want."
"I can laugh all I want." ::pause for effect:: "Did someone here make me say that?"
-Kyp and Bombaasa -- James Luceno
The Force tries to resist the callings of ravenous spirits; therefore it must be broken and made a beast of burden. It must be made to answer to one's will. -- James Luceno
Dooku chose his next words carefully. "Qui-Gon returned from Tatooine with a former slave boy. According to the boy's mother, the boy had no father. -- James Luceno
Sidious rejected outrage and intimidation for rankled curiosity. Is this the point where I'm expected to ask why I've been abducted? -- James Luceno
And the Jedi?" Lyra asked. "Also doing what they can. But remember, Dooku is one of their own, and he's a crafty opponent. At times he seems to be able to read our minds, if not simply outguess us. -- James Luceno
It all comes down to serving the one who are fighting along side you,watching your back, putting a weapon in your hand when you need it most. -- James Luceno
Qui-Gon was the key to everything. -- James Luceno
Tarkin smiled. Someone once said that politics is little more than the systematic organization of hostilities. -- James Luceno
Palpatine, she has only just turned thirteen!" Palpatine spread his hands. "Naboo has elected younger Queens, m'lady. And hers could be a reign that will last fifty years. -- James Luceno
Even the brightest of dreams-come-true had shadowy recesses. -- James Luceno
Accompanying her were distinguished Jedi Masters Dooku and Sifo-Dyas, and a tall, powerfully built Jedi Knight named Qui-Gon Jinn, -- James Luceno