Kir Kanos is the last surviving member of the elite Crimson Guard. He's on the run -- and the Empire will stop at nothing to destroy him! The story details an amazing encounter with Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine and reveals at last what happened to the Crimson Guard after the death of the Emperor in Empire's End! The final battle of the last of the Royal Guards is about to begin -- and you have a ringside seat! Combining the dynamic artistic talents of Paul Gulacy and P. Craig Russell (winner of the 1998 Harvey Award for best artist), and featuring a cover painting by renowned Star Wars illustrator Dave Dorman, this is a Star Wars collection no fan will want to miss!