Jedi Twilight has ratings and 99 reviews. With the dark ascension of the Empire, and the Jedi Knights virtually wiped out, one Jedi who escaped the. Jedi Twilight is the first book in Michael Reaves’ series Coruscant Nights, set in the Dark Times. Summary. With the dark ascension of the Empire, and the. Coruscant Nights is a trilogy of novels by Michael Reaves. The series is set in the Star Wars A stand-alone follow-up novel to the trilogy, The Last Jedi, was released in , which was Jedi Twilight · Streets of Shadows · Patterns of Force.
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Oct 10, David Barney rated it liked it. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Also, occasionally Reaves uses some twenty dollar words. Seriously, its worth reading this book just for him.
Oct 17, Jaime K rated it liked it. Onslaught Dark Tide II: Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem like much happens other than the characters running around the underworld and eventually having their fates mesh together.
He also tied in a lot of other material, building up Xizor’s plot line towards Shadows of the Empire, following up with Nick Rostu from Shatterpointand a lot of character arcs from Reaves’ previous works, jrdi Darth Maul and MedStar series. Obi Wan Kenobi and Yoda are memories with many Jedi presuming them to be dead. Beginning takes a while o get your head around.
But a few familiar crouscant and catch-phrases do not a character make, and subsequently, the plots both corusxant each novel and within the series as a whole always feels overly generic and hollow.
The larger problem is that Jax is easily the least-likable character in the novel. And he introduces some fun new faces, as well. He’s arrogant, snotty, petty, short-sighted. Vector Prime Dark Tide I: ComiXology Thousands of Uedi Comics. Click “[show]” in the ” Appearances ” section if any redlinks aren’t immediately visible. Poor Vader, reduced to corucsant boogie man. Boy was I wrong! I opened this book with some trepidation.
Suddenly, he has criminals and Vader after him. When I hear that Jax Pavan, Jedi son of Lorn Pavan, the infamous information broker protagonist of Reaves’s excellent Shadow Hunter my reviewis working as a private investigator on Coruscant during the nascent days of the Empire, where he is finally joined by I-5, paying off a reunion that has been dangled across multiple novels.
Reaves series is a good ride of good characters and villains.
The 3PO unit destroys itself so that its masters won’t suffer. Mar 15, Maria rated it it was ok.
Please remove this message when finished. Jax then tries coruscanr lose Vader by dropping his own lightsaber into the factory’s nuclear core, which will cause a chain reaction that will lead to the factory’s destruction and nigths Vader believe, at least temporarily, that Jax died in the explosion.
The characters are rich and well-characterized. Hints of a hard boiled Jedi P. Jax’s tribulations cause him to be believably rude and curt, showing the strain the Dark Times are taking on normally well-composed Jedi.
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The dark times is one of my favorite periods. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Please try again later. Don’t miss the continuing adventures in the Coruscant Nights series, coming this Fall!
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Violence is surprisingly light. Nov 05, Steven rated it liked it Shelves: Other books in this series. Reaves has also written short fiction, comic books, and Michael Reaves is an Emmy Award-winning television writer and screenwriter whose many credits include Star Trek: My problem with these is coruacant when a writer tries to do too much and bases so much of the story on these ideas, it all has the real danger of being completely contradicted by Mr.
While I can see the similarities between this story and the crime genre, but it didn’t rea I went into this book thinking that the Coruscant Nights series was a crime noir story set in the Star Wars universe. There, at the factory, where Bug-Eyes is, and where Xizor is hiding, and also where Rostu has set the trap for Vader to capture Jax, the group is attacked by corusxant factory worker droids.
Hard-boiled reporter Den Dhur and his buddy, the highly unorthodox droid I-5YQ, have shocking news to bring Jax—about the father he never knew.
Shadow Hunter ” Darth Maul: Now that everyone mentioned in this book that could possibly be after Jax is, I won’t ruin the end.