Twenty-one years before the events in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn is dispatched to prevent the outbreak of a civil war on the homeworld of his Padawan Xanatos--whose father is king. It is a mission that will lead Qui-Gon into close contact with the dark side and start him on a quest that will have a major impact on the future of the Jedi Order!
* Here is an opportunity for readers to get onboard a new series, set in a wild and wide-open era of the Star Wars mythos!
* The story of Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn's Padawan, before Obi-Wan Kenobi!
* Features a 25th-anniversary variant cover.