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Postby StlSluggers » Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:10 am

Dan Lambskin wrote:for those that are really interested in the Star Wars saga, there are tons of Extended Universe books. i've read probably only 1/2 of them (if that) but i just got burnt out on them, i think partly because the level of writing seems more aimed at a younger audience and i just dont have that much time to read.

I quit reading when they got to the Sun Crusher. When you create a single-pilot vehicle than can supernova an entire solar system while remaining indestructible itself, you've sort of tapped out the creative potential of a story - and crossed into absurdity.

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Re: wth? star wars: the clone wars?

Postby Dan Lambskin » Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:31 am

StlSluggers wrote:
Dan Lambskin wrote:for those that are really interested in the Star Wars saga, there are tons of Extended Universe books. i've read probably only 1/2 of them (if that) but i just got burnt out on them, i think partly because the level of writing seems more aimed at a younger audience and i just dont have that much time to read.

I quit reading when they got to the Sun Crusher. When you create a single-pilot vehicle than can supernova an entire solar system while remaining indestructible itself, you've sort of tapped out the creative potential of a story - and crossed into absurdity.

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i didnt read that arc, i actually started with Vector Prime (Spoiler : The one where Chewbacca dies) and then started going back to the older books that were referenced while waiting for new New Jedi Order books to come out, but yeah, there are some absurd plotlines
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Re: wth? star wars: the clone wars?

Postby StlSluggers » Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:43 am

The whole Jedi Academy story line was interesting, but that ship really took away from the enjoyment for me.

You read the stories with the creatures that were immune to the force, right? Everything I've read about that made it sound like those were incredibly interesting stories.
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Postby Yoda » Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:46 am

I haven't read any of the books but isn't Jabba immune to mind tricks?
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Postby Amazinz » Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:51 am

I'm pretty sure Jabba was immune in Return of the Jedi when Luke tried.

Only SW book I've read is Splinter of the Mind's Eye and only because I was Foster fan when younger and read most of what he wrote. It's amazing how many SW books there are. It's like them and Star Trek are vying for domination of the book store.
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Re: wth? star wars: the clone wars?

Postby Dan Lambskin » Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:39 pm

StlSluggers wrote:The whole Jedi Academy story line was interesting, but that ship really took away from the enjoyment for me.

You read the stories with the creatures that were immune to the force, right? Everything I've read about that made it sound like those were incredibly interesting stories.


yeah, they were pretty good...they battled a force immune alien race who abhorred technology and insted used living organisims for everything (ships were alive, armor was alive, etc). they were good but it just drug on and i lost interest in one of the last few books of that arc and never picked it back up...i know after that Jacen Solo (one of Han and Leia's kids) becomes a Sith Lord
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Re: wth? star wars: the clone wars?

Postby StlSluggers » Tue Aug 05, 2008 12:54 pm

Dan Lambskin wrote:i know after that Jacen Solo (one of Han and Leia's kids) becomes a Sith Lord

8-o I read the story where the kids or Leia were kidnapped while she was pregnant or something...

Basically, their kids were little when I quit reading.
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Re: wth? star wars: the clone wars?

Postby Yoda » Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:00 am

I rented this on BluRay today. Actually was pretty good since I was expecting complete crap. There were some inconsistencies in the storyline but who cares right? 7/10
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