The galaxy's darkest days are here! In the months after Revenge of the Sith, Darth Vader continues his relentless pursuit of the surviving Jedi. But between Dass Jennir's smuggling crew, a veritable army of assassins and the Emperor's own sinister plans, will Vader's ruthlessness be enough to keep him intact? Then join C-3PO and R2-D2's search for a new master as they face pirates, monsters and evil droids! Plus: the earliest adventures of young Han Solo and Lando Calrissian (including the acquisition of a certain starship), and Obi-Wan Kenobi's time on Tatooine! Collecting STAR WARS: DARK TIMES - FIRE CARRIER #1-5, STAR WARS: DARK TIMES - A SPARK REMAINS #1-5, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE NINTH ASSASSIN #1-5, STAR WARS: DARTH VADER AND THE CRY OF SHADOWS #1-5, STAR WARS: DROIDS SPECIAL #1, STAR WARS: DROIDS (1994) #1-6, STAR WARS: DROIDS (1995) #1-8 and STAR WARS: THE PROTOCOL OFFENSIVE - plus material from STAR WARS VISIONARIES; STAR WARS TALES #11-12, #15 and #20; DARK HORSE PRESENTS ANNUAL '99; and STAR WARS GALAXY MAGAZINE #1.