They had nearly reached the hidden ship that was their escape route from the planet, when they heard the rumble of a dropship above.
Thrawn stopped short, and Arihnda nearly ran into him. "What do we do now?"
He narrowed his eyes at the squad of helmeted and armored rebels that were still getting their bearings after leaping from the dropship. There were four of them, armed with rifles.
When he was hit, Arihnda filled with icy calm as she took the last rebel down with her blaster.
He smiled through pain as she helped him up. “Victory!”