Star Wars Episode 7 - 2015

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by JoeZhang, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I've given up on tie in books ever doing relationships well. Treklit's lowest point. Just blow stuff up and forget about romance.
     
  2. poundpuppy29

    poundpuppy29 Commander Red Shirt

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    I am very happy to get a new SW movie
     
  3. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Vice Admiral Admiral

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    This is Star Wars. It won't need a bankable name to make $billion$.
     
  4. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I've always found the Thrawn Trilogy to be just a tad over-rated, myself.
     
  5. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk The Real Me Premium Member

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    I imagine Han being on the cover of the Galactic Enquirer at least twice a month and under investigation most days
     
  6. The Mirrorball Man

    The Mirrorball Man Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I hated it, and I don't care how it's rated.
     
  7. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

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    Another vote for thinking the Thrawn trilogy overrated. Practically turned me off the EU. Hell, as it is I've only read a handful of Star Wars novels, mostly only in the past couple of years.
     
  8. Blip

    Blip Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    That's ok, I never knew how it was "rated" when I first got a copy of HTTE, and I loved it.
     
  9. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

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    Heir to the Empire is actually an okay book, but the other two were such a chore to slog through.
     
  10. Starkers

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    I'm pretty sure I read the Thrawn trilogy, is that the one with the little weapon that destroys stars? I remember quite enjoying them, I gave up on the EU novesl fairly early though once I realised they were never, EVER, going to end...
     
  11. PsychoPere

    PsychoPere Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It sounds like you're referring to the Sun Crusher, which was in Kevin J. Anderson's Jedi Academy trilogy.
     
  12. sojourner

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    Thrawn was the blue skinned admiral that took over the imperial fleet.
     
  13. Drago-Kazov

    Drago-Kazov Fleet Captain

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    Or I, Jedi.
     
  14. Dream

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    No stupid superweapons in The Thrawn trilogy. Plenty of that shit in later books by different authors though.:p
     
  15. Skywalker

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    Most of them in books by Kevin J. Anderson (i.e. the prototype Death Star, the Sun Crusher and the Darksaber). It's no surprise that his tenure in the EU isn't exactly remembered fondly.

    The only other superweapons in the post-OT EU that I can think of are the World Devastators and the Galaxy Gun, which appeared in the terrible Dark Empire comic miniseries.

    Oh wait, I forgot about Centerpoint Station, which appeared in the Corellian trilogy. But I never really counted that one because its primary role was in creating the Corellian star system, not being used as a weapon.
     
  16. Set Harth

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    Unless we count the cloaked asteroids.
     
  17. Dream

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    Not superweapons. That was Thrawn using what he had. Simple tactical genius.
     
  18. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Vice Admiral Admiral

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    If he was such a genius, why didn't he figure the relationship between Luke, Leia and Darth, as not realizing such led to his downfall?
     
  19. Hound of UIster

    Hound of UIster Vice Admiral Admiral

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    But it didn't. It was the empire's elaborate subterfuge to control the noghri that did him in. They didn't change sides because of Leia, but because she revealed that the Empire was the one that destroyed their planet.
     
  20. SiddFinch1

    SiddFinch1 Captain Captain

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    I can see it now. Han and leis have identicical twin girls
    They get divorced
    Each one raises one without telling them of their twin or other parent.....10 years or so later the girls meet at sleepaway camp and figure it out. Each goes home with the other.parent in a wild scene to get them together....sw7 and a parent trap sequal all in one...it is Disney after all