Star Wars Books Thread

Discussion in 'Star Wars' started by Mr Light, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. fireproof78

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    Finally! A business I can get behind that has as many issues as I do!
     
  2. WebLurker

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    Probably just COVID-19 troubles. (Although seeing as they're leaving their hardcover reprints of the Star Wars stuff incomplete...)
     
  3. Campe

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    The hardcover thing really irks me.
     
  4. JD

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    I hope the new Thrawn book is good. The previous 3 haven’t been that great.
     
  8. The Wormhole

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    Wow, there's commitment. "I didn't like the previous three books, but I'll keep reading hoping this one is good."
     
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  9. fireproof78

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    Sunk cost fallacy is a hell of a thing.
     
  10. Tuskin38

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    I liked all three, but Alliances is low down there.
     
  11. kirk55555

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    I've generally liked the three newer Thrawn books, although they aren't the most memorable. The partial exception toenjoying them is the (second?) one, which is partially a really shitty Padme Amidala novel shoved into a Thrawn novel for literally no reason.
     
  12. Tuskin38

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    There's a very good reason. You just don't like it.
     
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  13. kirk55555

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    There is literally no reason. You can remove it and it wouldn't hurt the story at all. There is no place for Padme Amidala in a Thrawn story, there is barely a justification for Anakin. If she has to be in there, she should be a side character, and not get whole sections about her. I read the book because it was supposed to be about Thrawn, not one of the worst prequel characters.
     
  14. fireproof78

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    So, Tuskin was right.
     
  15. Tuskin38

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    So I was right.
     
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  16. JD

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  17. Skywalker

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    There's been a lot of that in recent years, really. Granted, there has always been the occasional RL name (Luke, anyone?) but I've noticed it happening a lot more often under Disney. I'm not making a complaint, just an observation.
     
  18. Ithekro

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    Its a big galaxy with a lot of humans in it. Someone is eventually going to have a standard English Earth human name. Its just the nature of how humans talk.

    On the other hand, they have ducks on Naboo.
     
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  19. Jinn

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    Luke, Leia, Han and Ben are all real names:shrug:

    In fact, both Vader and Anakin were also last names in use before Star Wars.
     
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  20. JD

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    I guess, but there's just something about Douglas that just sounds to Earthy for Star Wars for me.