Thrawn (Star Wars)

One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Galactic Empire, Grand Admiral Thrawn is one of the most captivating characters in the Star Wars universe. But Thrawn’s origins and the story of his rise in the Imperial ranks have remained mysterious. Now, in Thrawn, Timothy Zahn chronicles the fateful events that launched the master of military strategy and lethal warfare into the highest realms of power—and infamy.

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life

"I have a memory that is almost like a dream: the yellow leaves from Mima's mulberry tree are floating down from the sky like giant snowflakes...the afternoon shadows are dancing with a life that is far beyond my boyhood understanding. Mima is singing something Spanish. There are more songs living inside her than there are leaves on her tree..."