First mini-excerpt of Wells’ Razor’s Edge

Empire and Rebellion: Razor's EdgeStar Wars Books has posted our first mini-excerpt of Empire and Rebellion: Razor’s Edge by Martha Wells.

Han took two long strides to catch up with her, shouldered past Jerell, and said, “I know what you’re doing.”

“I know what I’m doing, too,” Leia said, and congratulated herself on her even tone. She stopped at the first pod hatch and opened the control pad to initiate the automatic systems check. The pods were meant for the larger crew complement of the Gamble’s pre-conversion state; each one had room for five large passengers.

“Yeah, you’ll either talk them out of this, or die trying.” Han leaned against the bulkhead beside her, his voice low and grim. “Or make sure they die trying.”

Leia’s hand froze on the control pad. It was odd that, in this moment, it was Han of all people who seemed to understand what this meant to her.

Razor’s Edge is due out in hardcover on September 24.

2 Replies to “First mini-excerpt of Wells’ Razor’s Edge”

  1. More REAL Han and Leia and already an intriguing premise revealed for lots of action — and character interaction — ahead. Simply cannot wait! Have been reading Martha’s work for many years and know she always produces only the best!

  2. Got ARC. It’s pretty good. Definitely an action adventure and some subtle – not so subtle – chemistry between Han and Leia.

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