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The New Jedi Order:
Ylesia
Attribution
Author(s)

Walter Jon Williams

Publication information
Publisher

Del Rey

Release date

September 2002

Media type

eBook

Pages

121

ISBN

B00006JTFT

Chronology
Era

New Jedi Order era

Timeline

28 ABY

Series

The New Jedi Order

Preceded by

Destiny's Way

Followed by

Force Heretic I: Remnant

Ylesia, part of the The New Jedi Order series, is an eBook novella by Walter Jon Williams, published in 2002 and set at the same time as Jon Williams's novel Destiny's Way, in between chapter 21 and chapter 22 of the book.

The text of Ylesia was originally available as a 3.50USD download. It was also included in paper format as a bonus to The Joiner King. Due to an oversight between LucasBooks and Del Rey, Ylesia has been offered as a free download on StarWars.com.

Publisher's summary

RIPE FOR THE PLUCKING

That's Jedi Knight Kyp Durron's opinion about the planet Ylesia, home base of the so-called Peace Brigade, a group of traitors dedicated to hindering the war efforts of the New Republic and hastening the ultimate victory of the merciless Yuuzhan Vong. Kyp's plan calls for a lightning-fast strike, backed with overwhelming force, to destroy the Brigade's offensive capabilities and teach prospective traitors that betrayal carries a heavy price. But young Jacen Solo, still bearing the scars of his imprisonment by the Yuuzhan Vong, has a better idea: a daring raid into the heart of Ylesia's capital, with the objective of capturing the Brigade's top leaders—-including the newly sworn-in President, Thrackan Sal-Solo, cousin to Jacen and his twin, Jaina.

But unknown to the Jedi and the New Republic forces, Supreme Overlord Shimrra of the Yuuzhan Vong has dispatched reinforcements to the Ylesia system. Instead of a swift surgical strike, Jaina, Jacen, Kyp, and their comrades are about to find themselves locked in a desperate battle for survival, with the odds stacked against them and time running out….

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Characters


Dramatis personae

New Republic

Peace Brigade

Yuuzhan Vong

Other characters

Creatures

Droid models

Events

Locations

Organizations and titles

Sentient species

Vehicles and vessels

Weapons and technology

Miscellanea

External links

The New Jedi Order
Vector Prime · Dark Tide I: Onslaught · Dark Tide II: Ruin · Agents of Chaos I: Hero's Trial · Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse
Balance Point · Edge of Victory I: Conquest · Edge of Victory II: Rebirth · Star by Star · Dark Journey
Enemy Lines I: Rebel Dream · Enemy Lines II: Rebel Stand · Traitor · Destiny's Way · Ylesia
Force Heretic I: Remnant · Force Heretic II: Refugee · Force Heretic III: Reunion · The Final Prophecy · The Unifying Force
Short stories
Recovery · Emissary of the Void · The Apprentice · Or Die Trying
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