Every Friday, we here at Del Rey Spectra will place a 50-page excerpt of a selected title on Unbound Worlds. Whether it is science fiction, epic fantasy, alternate history, horror, urban fantasy, paranormal, the possibilities are endless.
The first novel in the Dawn of the Jedi book series is here! This week, you’ll be treated to 50 pages from Tim Lebbon’s INTO THE VOID. Set in the same world as the Dark Horse comic series, Into the Void tells the story of a brand new character: Lanoree Brock, a gifted Jedi apprentice. But as strongly as the Force flowed within Lanoree and her parents, it remained absent in her brother, who grew to despise and shun the Je’daii, and whose training in its ancient ways ended in tragedy.
Now, from her solitary life as a Ranger keeping order across the galaxy, Lanoree has been summoned by the Je’daii Council on a matter of utmost urgency. The leader of a fanatical cult, obsessed with traveling beyond the reaches of known space, is bent on opening a cosmic gateway using dreaded dark matter as the key—risking a cataclysmic reaction that will consume the entire star system. But more shocking to Lanoree than even the prospect of total galactic annihilation, is the decision of her Je’daii Masters to task her with the mission of preventing it. Until a staggering revelation makes clear why she was chosen: The brilliant, dangerous madman she must track down and stop at any cost is the brother whose death she has long grieved—and whose life she must now fear.
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Please enjoy this excerpt of INTO THE VOID by Tim Lebbon on sale May 7th!