James Luceno is one of my favourite Star Wars authors and never disappoints. However if they were not a huge fan of the series or not that into sci-fi there are better Star Wars books I would recommend they start with. Now, I'm planning on reading everything else he has written. Darth Bane is the best book! Plagueis changed my appreciation and understanding the Expanded Star Wars Universe, gave me a reason to appreciate the Episode I-III movies, and set off my ongoing fascination with Sith history and philosophy.
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Deep and Dark A bold foray into the psyche of Wilhuff Tarkin. Solid, but not audiobbook I don't know that Tarkin got the "Darth Plagueis treatment" as the description states.
For tarkun fans I would recommend it because it does give one a look at the early years of the empire. While it provides early background development material for Tarkin, the main plot is underwhelming. Thrawn Star Wars By: It starts a bit slow, and you might wonder if you really need to read it.
Set before the events of Solo: And at the feet of its wise Masters, Lanoree Brock learned the mysteries and methods of the Force - and found her calling as one of its most powerful disciples. The story felt rushed. I loved Plagueus and Rise of Darth Vader.
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For the handful of scattered Jedi, survival is imperative if the light side of the Force is to be protected and the galaxy somehow, someday reclaimed.
At long last, the man who controlled the Death Star takes center stage. James Luceno is one of my favourite Star Wars authors and never disappoints. They each jump at a chance to prove themselves in the perilous world of Corellia's criminal underbelly, only to discover they are on the same mission for the same unscrupulous boss.
Nice to see a 'behind the scenes' work, giving some background to Tarkin. Until then, however, insurgency remains a genuine threat. Unfortunately, this book failed to deliver for me.
Star Wars : Tarkin Audiobook Part 1
Under Tarkin's guidance, an audoibook weapon of unparalleled destruction moves ever closer to becoming a terrifying reality. As a diehard fan I enjoyed it. As a bonus, a flashback sequence with Count Dooku before the beginning of the Clone Wars offers the idea of reuniting Cushing with his friend and counterpart, Christopher Lee.
At least not to me.
Give as a gift. And to bring down a band of elusive freedom fighters, the Emperor turns to his most formidable agents: But it doesn't really detract from the overall work. This book takes on the same sort of character. Between Luceno's writing and Euan Morton's narration, the effect is remarkable, as if Cushing is being channeled from the beyond.
Rule through the fear of force rather than force itself, he advises his Emperor. Star WarsBook 8 Length: New threats and ideas are built out of the rubble from the Clone Wars, making this story worthy of a man of Tarkin's caliber. Taking place 5 years after the events of Revenge of the Sith, this book offers both amazing insight into the buildup and workings of the Imperial war machine as well as flashbacks into the rise of Tarkin under Palapatine's guidance. Now, I'm planning on reading everything else he has rarkin.
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