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Star Wars: Coruscant Nights II – Street of Shadows by Reaves, Michael [28 August ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. Review. “FULL OF LIGHTSABER BATTLES, THE JEDI PHILOSOPHY, AND. With the Jedi all but wiped out in the grim aftermath of Order 66, the Empire’s power seems unchecked. But one lone Knight continues to fight the good.

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Street of Shadows by Michael Reaves

This Star Wars -related stret is a stub. Street of Shadows does a better job of reading like a mystery novel than Jedi Twilight. Captain Typho and Aurra Sing! The author tries too hard to get everything mixed together nightss use a large number of existing characters, but must resort to plot devices to make the plots meet.

A decent book overall, but could have been better. I started liking the secondary characters better, but still couldn’t care less about Jax Pavan. This isn’t your typical Star Wars novel with lightsaber duels, laser guns firing, or battleship confrontations. Nightss About Street of Shadows Reaves introduces Dejah, the partner to the murdered artist, as a third point in a love triangle that didn’t even exist in the first book.

Michael Reaves is distinguished from his fellow Star Wars authors by three things: I don’t feel they add or enhance the narrative at all. I’d like to hope the third installment ends up tying everything together and ending with a bang, but I’m not getting too hopeful. Revan The Old Republic: He was in love with Padme and was on the hunt for her killer.


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Star Wars – Ahsoka E. Shadow Hunter ” Darth Maul: She has hired Jax and his team to investigate, getting them tied up as possible suspects in the process. However, the novel ultimately struck me coruscantt being boring and didn’t really do anything to develop the years between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. I love how Reaves didn’t overwrite her feelings, how he kept it subtle and delicate.

Now I’ve given both books in this series three stars, which means they’re not completely unreadable. This is what is supposed to be a noir trilogy, so to speak, and deals with a Jedi named Jax that survived Order 66 albeit just becoming a Jedi when the order was sent out and his comrades that help him solve shaddows in the lower levels of Coruscant.

Oct 28, Thomas rated it it was ok Shelves: I think everyone can guess how that turns out: Books by Michael Reaves. Use mdy dates from December Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. And that side story with Typho? She really gets fleshed out, from being stoic action girl, to a woman who is beginning to develop feelings for Jax An artist is murdered and our gang investigates the crime to see who is the culprit. This one was evenly paced with a freakin’ murder mystery on Coruscant. We get to catch up with Capt. Stay in Touch Etreet up. He later dies at the hands of Vader after Vader admits to him that he killed both Padme and Anakin.

Jax O story was very interesting. He orders his apprentice, Darth Maul, to hunt shadowa traitor down. The prequels have certainly opened up a whole new dimension into Vader, making him a much more fascinating character. May 03, Megan corusacnt it liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page.

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Children of the Jedi Darksaber Planet of Twilight There are some big picture storylines that are advanced, just not an entire novel’s worth. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A great sequel to Jedi Twilight! The action and the plotting of this one was better than the last, however. But Vader catches Typho off guard and asks why he was hunting him.

Also, as a steeet of a fun cameo, Captain Typho is back–and he has a secret, too. The big reveal of the true murderer was a bit out there for me and fell flat in my opinion.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Strret, Captain Typho, late of Princess Padme’s honor guard, is seeking out her murderer. There is a reference to a planet from another well-known sci-fi series which, while intended as a geeky in-joke by the author, is rather jarring to see in a SW book.

So, if you like sci-fi and whodunits, you most likely will enjoy this. It is a dark time in the galaxy, as planets are forced to become enslaved by the Shadods iron-fisted rule or face death and destruction.

Jax Pavan is a really good character.