"Fans expecting a typical movie novelization--one that simply parrots the screenplay for Episode I--will be pleasantly surprised. Brooks, with Lucas' cooperation, has created something else altogether; a larger story that includes all of what you've seen onscreen, but also delves deeply into the history of the galaxy and the life and mind of Anakin Skywalker."--The Star Wars Insider "BREATHLESS . . . FILLED WITH ACTION FROM PAGE ONE."--The New York Post "From the Paperback edition."