After years of civil war, the stage is set for an explosive endgame: Obi-Wan undertakes a perilous mission to destroy the dreaded Separatist military leader General Grievous, while Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, eager to secure even greater control of the galaxy, turns public opinion against the Jedi. In the midst of it all, Anakin Skywalker, tormented by unspeakable visions, edges dangerously closer to the brink of a galaxy-shattering decision. It remains only for evil Darth Sidious to strike the final staggering blow against the Republic and ordain a fearsome new Sith Lord: Darth Vader. Series Information: The first Star Wars movie was released in 1977, and since then the stories of life in a galaxy far, far away have continued to capture the imaginations of viewers and readers. Each Star Wars novelization is full of action, details, and memorable characters, plus eight pages of color photos from the movie on which it is based.