From the back cover:
"Elrood Sector: a little-known backwater far from the raging battles of the Galactic Civil War, but still threatened by the merciless forces of the Empire.
Planets of the Galaxy, Volume Three introduces a whole new sector of space. Cross the jungles of Kidron to the High City of Refuge, see the lush farmlands of Merisee, check out the starports of Derilyn.
In this region of strange planets and unusual aliens, intrigue and mysteries abound. Only the courageous or lucky survive: could that select group of hardy adventurers include you?"