After she fails to eliminate the young Jedi Luke
Skywalker, Mara Jade is dispatched to take down a crime
lord who seeks to re-establish the criminal organization
Black Sun. Little does she know that the Emperor's
imminent date with death will change her life forever!
Under cover of an Imperial raid, Mara Jade infiltrates
the headquarters of would-be Black Nebula overlord Dequc,
and assassinates the criminal leader. But back on
Imperial Center, she finds evidence that the person she
shot was a stand-in, and that the real Dequc is still
out there, and gunning for her!
In the wake of the Emperor's death at the hands of Luke
Skywalker and Darth Vader, Mara Jade has been captured!
Since her captor is one of only a handful who knows she
is the Emperor's Hand, Mara knows she must escape
quickly, or die.
After the death of Emperor Palpatine, Mara Jade escapes
from Imperial Center and throws herself headlong into
the underground of the Empire's underworld. Though her
master is dead, Jade must complete her final mission,
even if it costs her life!
Fed up with being hunted by her enemies, Mara Jade
decides it's time to become the hunter. First on
her payback list: the evil Dequc, Black Nebula crime
lord, the man who survived her final assignment for the
Emperor! Now, Mara must infiltrate his hidden base, take
him down and escape! Could she finally be in over her
Mara Jade has destroyed many enemies of the Empire in
her time, and has always carried out her missions with
forethought and skill. But an unforeseen variable is
about to enter the scene of her final mission for her
dead employer, and Mara knows that her own survival is
second to getting the job done!