Qui-Gon Jinn's heart is not in his work. After the death of his truest love, he is finding it hard to continue as a Jedi Knight. When he and his apprentice Obi-Wan are sent to a hostile planet to protect the only witness willing to testify against an evil crime family, he finds it hard to focus. But when the witness is suddenly under attack and the crime family makes a move to ensure its survival, Qui-Gon must keep the peace... and fight both the foes who attack and the enemies within.
Jude Watson is a novelist for young readers, usually preteens, she now lives in New York. She is probably best known for her Star Wars works, which are usually set in the prequel era and involve the Jedi. Clear examples of these include the Jedi Apprentice, Jedi Quest, The Last of the Jedi and Legacy of the Jedi series. She wrote journals from the point of view of Princess Leia, Padmé Amidala and Darth Maul. She also helped write the Star Wars: Science Adventures series with K. D. Burkett.
Jude Watson is the pseudonym for National Book Award-winning author Judy Blundell. Blundell has published more than 100 books under pseudonyms, many of them as Jude Watson. Blundell lives in Katonah New York with her daughter and husband. Her husband, Neil Watson, is the Director of the Katonah Art Museum.