Crimson Empire

Centering on a rogue Imperial Guard on the hunt for his form of justice, Crimson Empire tells the tale of Kir Kanos, a loyal guard of Palpatine even after his Emperor’s death. But when a fellow guardsman, Carnor Jax, betrays their order and takes control of the Empire after Palpatine’s death, Kanos makes it his goal to kill each and every one of the Imperials who betrayed the deceased Emperor – including his former friend, Carnor Jax.

Is Crimson Empire as thrilling as it sounds? Read on to find out!
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Star Wars: Han Solo and the Lost Legacy

Han Solo and Chewbacca want to make an honest living, but things seem to just keep getting in the way of that – not to mention their income is low.  So when Badure, an old friend, pays them a visit with news of how he knows the location of Xim the Despot’s legendary treasure, they have a hard time saying no to going along to grab it.  However, when they reach the planet the treasure is located on, they face many more obstacles than they bargained for…

How satisfying did I find Han Solo and the Lost Legacy, the final novel in Brian Daley’s trilogy?  Read on to find out!  Also, check out Iurus’s reviews of the first two novels in the series here and here if you haven’t already.

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Death Troopers

When an Imperial prison barge, the Purge, suddenly malfunctions, a group of Imperials are forced to board a nearly deserted Star Destroyer close by for spare parts.  But what they bring back is far worse than anything they had previously imagined; a deadly virus that infects and kills most of the occupants of the Purge.  Kale and Trig Longo, alone ever since their father died aboard the prison barge, are some of those survivors, and along with an Imperial medic and other various characters, they are forced to fight for their very lives against an army of the undead in Death Troopers.

Check out how, being an avid horror fan, I felt about the first official Star Wars horror novel after the break!

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The Old Republic: Deceived

Deceived tells the tale of Darth Malgus, a fierce Sith Lord who lived during the time of the Great Galactic War as he deals with the coming peace treaty between the Empire and Republic, his Sith “allies”, and his own conflicted feelings on the events transpiring.

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Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Vortex

As tensions mount even more on Coruscant, Luke and Ben Skywalker are once again forced to deal with Abeloth, at the same time constantly having to look over their shoulders to make sure their Sith “allies” aren’t betraying them at every turn.

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X-Wing: The Bacta War

After all of Rogue Squadron resigns from the New Republic, they are forced to fend for themselves as they fight against Isard. Without the New Republic’s aid, however, this endeavor will be their most difficult yet.

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X-Wing: The Krytos Trap

After taking control of Coruscant, the New Republic now must deal with the trouble of the Krytos virus threatening to destroy whole species.  It will be a difficult battle to fight, but the galaxy’s famed Rogue Squadron will be there to help.

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Knights of the Old Republic Volume 2: Flashpoint

As Zayne Carrick and his allies continue their run from the Jedi and Republic pursuing them, things take a turn for the worse as they happen to find themselves on a planet being attacked by Mandalorians – and to make things worse, Jarael is captured by the brutal warriors, taken to a nightmarish experimenting facility. Zayne knows he must save the Arkanian woman, but the task will be far from easy, as he will have to venture into the very territory of the Mandalorians to find her.

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Episode III: Revenge of the Sith Novelization

Matthew Stover’s novelization of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith tells the tale of the Clone Wars’ end, the fall of the Jedi and Anakin Skywalker’s transformation into Darth Vader.  Stover takes the story of the movie and turns it into a tale of his own; is this a good thing? Read on to find out! Continue reading

X-Wing: Wedge’s Gamble

Does the follow-up to Rogue Squadron, Wedge’s Gamble, live up to the standards its predecessor set in place? Read on to find out!

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Star Wars: Holiday Special

The Star Wars Holiday Special is infamous among the nerd community – is it as bad as it’s said to be, or does it just plain get too much hate?

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