In an altered'Star Wars'timeline, the'Death Star'is never destroyed and theRebellion'is seemingly crushed. The'Empire's strong presence throughoutthe galaxy'leads to the formation of a new'Senate, filled with Imperial puppets.'Han Solo'and'Chewbacca'watch in amazement as the newest Senator'from the planet'Coruscant, the Imperial Throneworld, is announced -'Leia Organa! Hope springs on'Dagobah, as'Luke Skywalker'nears the completion of his training with'Jedi Master'Yoda. But can any amount of training prepare him for the combined dark forces of the'Emperor,'Darth Vader, and Leia, Vader's new apprentice?