Wedge's Gamble - Star Wars: X-Wing, Bk 2 Author:Michael A. Stackpole Sleek, swift, and deadly, they are the X-wing fighters. And as the battle against the Empire rages across the vastness of space, the pilots risk both their lives and their machines for the cause of the Rebel Alliance. Now they must embark on a dangerous espionage mission, braving betrayal and death on the Imperial homeworld to smash the power of... more » a ruthless foe!
It is the evil heart of a battered and reeling Empire: Coruscant, the giant city-world from whose massive towers the Imperial High Command directs the war. The Rebels will invade this mighty citadel in a daring move to bring the Empire to its knees. But first Wedge Antilles and his X-wing pilots must infiltrate Coruscant to gain vital intelligence information. Capture means death, or worse -- enslavement by the vicious leader known as "Iceheart", Ysanne Isard, now Emperor in all but name. And one of Rogue Squadron's own is already her slave, a traitor hidden behind a mask of innocence, working to betray both colleagues and the Rebellion itself.« less
Another great Star Wars book. Continues the fight against the Empire with an attack on Coruscant Home of the Imperil High Command. Rogue Squadron must go undercover to find a way to capture the planet. Lots of action and intrigue.