Darth Maul: Saboteur Literature Review

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Darth Maul: Saboteur

Written by James Luceno

Another shortish story, that was originally an e-book, Saboteur really serves as a prequel to two stories – Luceno’s own Cloak of Deception and Michael Reaves’ Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter. Introducing Darth Maul to Sidious’ political maneuvering adds a great element of intrigue. Also seeing Maul perform a task of subtlety (at least for him) works well.

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Bane Of The Sith Literature Review

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“Bane of the Sith”

Written by: Kevin J. Anderson

Originally appeared: Star Wars Gamer #3

Now I see where Drew Karpyshyn got the idea for parts of Rule of Two. And I wish he had stayed to his own designs for this story which is expanded upon during Rule of Two. So I mentioned everything and reviewed that in his novel review so I’m just making this page more for completion than a grade. Oh and I’m not a fan of Anderson’s Star Wars work overall and this didn’t win me over.

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-Paul Talon

Star Wars – The Last Refuge

Luke meditated in the center of a large chamber. His eyes were closed as he listened to the urban sounds of Coruscant seeping through the walls of the darkened room. In his mind he felt the pain and anguish, joy and ecstasy of nearly a trillion beings. And yet, he was alone. Completely and utterly.

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