Ord Cestus, a planet mostly barren and inhospitable to life, was first colonized as a prison world--until a handful of hardy pioneers discovered its rich ore deposits and managed to build up a successful droid-manufacturing industry. But when the Clone Wars erupted, bringing severe rationing of imported resources and a Republic ban on the production of battle droids, Ord Cestus was threatened with imminent economic collapse. Enter the Confederacy of Independent Systems--the Separatists--with a life-saving offer to purchase ...

Cestus Deception 2005, Arrow Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780099472629

Trade paperback

The Cestus Deception 2004, Lucas Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780345458971


The Cestus Deception 2004, Random House Audio Publishing Group

ISBN-13: 9780739303214


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