1999 "First Edition: May 1999" stated on copyright page; The Ballantine Publishing Group publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket very good.
Every saga has a beginning and this tale reveals the start of the "Star Wars" legend. Young Anakin Skywalker is trained in the mysteries of the force by a dashing young Jedi, Obi-Wan. He eventually turns to the dark side and, in one fateful moment, becomes Darth Vader.
The book is based on the script of the film of the same name and released with multiple covers, including Darth Maul, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and Queen Amidala.