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

Republic Commando: True Colors by Karen Traviss

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I started reading these books…

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The Star Wars Expanded Universe is a big place, and one that’s easy to get lost in. To the extent that my bookshelf allows, every Tuesday I or another reviewer will be guiding you through the EU with (generally) chronologically placed reviews of Star Wars novels. Today I will be reviewing Republic Commando: True Colors by Karen Traviss.

Jedi and mother-to-be Etain Tur-Makin is drawn farther into Mandalorian Sergeant Kal Skirata’s plans to provide a future to the clones that make up the Grand Army of the Republic, including the harrowing quest to find and obtain information from Kaminoan Chief Scientist Ko Sai. In the meantime, Republic Commando Delta Squad is right on their tales searching for the same quarry, while Omega Squad and Treasury officer Besany Wennen learn about the Grand Army’s retirement plan for clones.

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