I need to put a major spoiler warning here because a Bad Thing happens in this book and I can’t talk about my feelings regarding Star by Star without talking about the Bad Thing. So….you have been warned!! Star by Star initially felt like it was shaping up to be a standard New Jedi Order … More New Jedi Order: Star by Star
The bounty is out on Jacen and the other Jedi, and the Peace Brigade are really coming into their own as a serious new threat to Luke and his Jedi. It creates some fascinating drama as people are throwing in their lot with the Yuuzhan Vong and handing Jedi over to them. I don’t believe … More New Jedi Order: Edge of Victory I & II
Jaina has been signed off Rogue Squadron for some much needed R&R after nearly getting fried in her last fight. She’s sent to Duro where Han and Jacen are helping out with the refugee crisis. Whilst this means we have a nice little family reunion, she still feels a little sidelined to me and we … More New Jedi Order: Balance Point
Outer Rim Reviews turns one year old today! Huzzah! As I am sat writing this, it feels a bit surreal to think that one year ago today I tentatively uploaded my first post about my journey through the Star Wars Expanded Universe. Since that first post, I have read 24 Expanded Universe novels and 4 … More One Year of Outer Rim Reviews!!
Oh hi there James Luceno! I was very interested to read Luceno in Legends, having only read him in canon so far and I have to say, I wasn’t disappointed! His writing was it’s usual classy style and I think he handled some tricky situations very well. For an author who has been accused of … More New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos I & II
I am now on to books 2 and 3 of the New Jedi Order, starting with Dark Tide I: Onslaught and finally the rather ominously titled Dark Tide II: Ruin. These books are written by one of the fabled X-Wing authors – Michael Stackpole. I enjoyed Stackpole’s writing, it was a slightly denser style than … More New Jedi Order: Dark Tide I and II
Well there is certainly a different feel to this book compared to the New Republic era books I’ve read so far! Character-wise, Leia and Han are a little off at the moment, but I am really liking the portrayal of Jacen, Jaina and Anakin so this more than makes up for it! Jaina is just … More New Jedi Order: Vector Prime