Stranded on Tatooine with a broken-down hyperdrive, Dash Rendar and crew--his Nautolan copilot, Eaden Vrill, and a droid named Leebo--have to find a way to raise credits. It comes in the lovely form of Javul Charn, a multi-talented human holostar being stalked by an over-zealous fan. She needs bodyguards to protect her during her tour along the Corellian Run; Dash needs credits. It's aperfect match...until things begin to go wrong--seriously and dangerously wrong. By the time Dash realizes that the threat to Javul is not what it seems, he's in up to his neck in a conspiracy that goes much deeper than anything he would have signed up for. Even with the help of his hated rival--Han Solo--will Dash be able to protect this spoiled entertainer, all the while being reminded that he couldn'tprotect his own family?
MICHAEL REAVES received an Emmy Award for his work on the Batman animated tv series. He has worked for Spielberg's DreamWorks, among other studios, and has written fantasy novels and supernatural thrillers for Tor Books. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter; cowriter (with Steve Perry) of the two Star Wars: MedStar novels and StarWars: Death Star; and the author of the three Star Wars: Coruscant Nights novels. He lives in the Los Angeles area. MAYA KAATHRYN BOHNHOFF is the author of the novels Magic Time: Angelfire, The Meri, Taminy, The Crystal Rose, and The Spirit Gate, as well as a slew of short speculative fiction in such magazines as Analog, Amazing Stories, Realms of Fantasy, Paradox, and Interzone. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Nebula and British Science Fiction awards. She lives in San Jose, California.