Reading progress update: I've read 40 out of 274 pages.

Star Wars: Tarkin - James Luceno

"Never try to live decently, boy--not unless you're willing to open your life to tragedy and sadness. Live like a beast, and no event, no matter how harrowing, will ever be able to move you."

 

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how you raise a destroyer of worlds.