The second of three related novels starring Jedi Jax Pavan, droid I-5YQ, and journalist Den Dhur during the time directly after the events of Star. 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. Street of Shadows is the second book in the excellent Coruscant Nights trilogy by Michael Reaves. We are still in the lower levels of Coruscant. Jax Pavan, one.
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They’ve since sprinkled themselves generously across prequel-era literature and insured their survival by not falling into complete obscurity. I certainly don’t consider this a terrible book; I adored the subtle changes to Laranth and some discussion of droids and their “sentience”. The Last of the Jedi: Oh, and the story ends on the same exact note as the first novel: Jax is becoming a hero.
As far as Star Wars books go I enjoyed this book. But it was nice to see him piece it together, and to experience Vader’s reaction. He turns out to be a terrible PI, not because he can’t follow clues but because he can’t bring himself to ask his clients for money.
Deep in the bowels of Coruscant, Jedi Jax Pavan ekes out a living as a private investigator, a go-to, can-do guy for the downtrodden. Reaves has a tendency to become formulaic. Captain Typho Amidala’s latest–and last–body guard attends the late Senator’s funeral, gets really mad and decides it’s up to him to find and kill Anakin Skywalker.
Legacy of the Force V – Sacrifice. As in the first book of the series with view spoiler [Even Piell hide spoiler ]Reaves wrapped up the tales of two more minor characters in this book, view spoiler [killing both Aurra Sing and Captain Typho hide spoiler ]only to have their fates contradicted in other sources. But one lone Knight continues to fight the good fight — against all odds and when all else fails. Also by Michael Reaves.
Street of Shadows by Michael Reaves
Specter of the Past Vision of the Future There are some big picture storylines that are advanced, just not an entire novel’s worth. The plot culminates in a series of lightsaber battles that leave two dead, one wounded, and a haphazard love triangle that really could have been handled with a lot less wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am and a little more sentiment.
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I did review Coruscant Nights 1 recently and this book continues the story in the trilogy. Den–the Sullustan former Holonet reporter, Laranth a Twi-lek Jedi Paladin an offshoot of the Jedi who believe in training in a multitude of weaponsI-Five a self-aware droid, and Rhinann an Elomin who ran from the employment of Darth Vader. Mar 15, Maria rated it it was ok. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Revenge of the Sith The result is a se Probably the most legitimate complaint about the first book in the “Coruscant Nights” series was the fact that it was marketed as Star Wars Noir, and then didn’t contain any actual noir.
Jul 23, Crystal Starr Light rated it really liked it Shelves: Meanshile, Captain Typho, late of Princess Padme’s honor guard, is seeking out her murderer. Shadpws that his large vocabulary does not serve the story.
This review is also posted on Amazon. Mar 02, Jerry rated it really liked it. Oct 29, Erika rated it really liked it. It’s like Laranth’s feelings mean nothing to him, and he’s just glad to indulge himself. Trivia About Street of Shadows The prequels have certainly opened up a whole new dimension into Vader, making him a much more fascinating character. Fate of the Jedi – Omen.
Street of Shadows
Considering ztreet played a rather large role in Jedi Twilight, I was hoping to at least discover what had become of him, but I guess everyone has forgotten about him. We know all too well from book one, everyone always seems to be chasing Jax Pavan so I’ll let you decide. Although sticking to their story, the folks at LucasBooks have rehashed the P. The pacing I felt was rather plodding.
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She was corjscant in the mines when Vader pulled her out of there to work for him. Except they find Ves dead which leads to a new investigation by Jax and his team. While Dejah’s character was good and it introduced an element of conflict into the group, that didn’t really come off for me either.
Legacy of the Force IV – Exile. Nov 24, Scott Stewart rated it liked it Shelves: We get to catch up with Capt. Sep 22, Lisa rated it liked it Shelves: It isn’t among the best, but it is far better than the worst.