This special hardback novel will bridge the gap and whet the appetite of fans for the long awaited Episode 11. In the story, Anakin Skywalker is now twelve and a star apprentice at the Jedi Temple. His Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi is concerned about Anakin's darker instincts. But he has no idea what is soon to come. On a mission to defeat an evil space pirate with a tie to Anakin's slave past, Anakin shows his jedi gifts.but his actions also foreshadow the darker fate that awaits him.