I’m baaack! After a quick hiatus from the New Jedi Order due to extreme heartache, I decided to stop wallowing in Star by Star sorrow and drag myself back in to the fight against the Vong! My first thought on picking up Dark Journey by Elaine Cunningham – “What’s this, a Jaina Solo book? Yes … More New Jedi Order: Dark Journey
This beautiful little novel is more like a peek through the window at a snippet of Baze and Chirrut’s lives. People coming for an in-depth look at their backgrounds and their time as Guardians of the Whills will probably be disappointed by this book. But, fans of the two brothers in arms, looking for a … More Review: Guardians of the Whills by Greg Rucka
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
The first canon book written by the legendary Timothy Zahn, this novel takes place after the Clone Wars and the events of Revenge of the Sith, but before Thrawn’s appearance in Rebels. It’s essentially an origins story for our favourite red-eyed Grand Admiral, where Zahn weaves the tale of Thrawn’s indomitable rise to power through … More Review: Thrawn by Timothy Zahn
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!!