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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Still, for Star Wars fans, this one works better than some I’ve read. The characters themselves pop and the relationships are well defined. There were some interesting surprises towards the end, even though I’ve read it before. Good story, well told. I just didn’t enjoy this book as much as the first one. It never was attention grabbing and the twist was a nice one but didn’t provide a bang.
Laranth’s view spoiler [romantic interest in Jax hide spoiler ] was not especially subtle, and having almost everything about her take place off-screen, told not shown, took away a lot of its emotional impact. Retrieved from ” https: The whole side story about Captain Typho is not needed, and serves very little purpose but to help the hero, Jax, obtain one minor goal.
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If it was a general sci-fi story set in our worl, that would be fine, but not in a universe as self-contained ij SW where the inhabitants clearly do not stret DW. Item s unavailable for purchase. This one was evenly paced with a freakin’ murder mystery on Coruscant. We come to the realization that Darth Vader in his current situation is worse off than if he was dead. Fate of the Jedi – Outcast. Stay in Touch Sign up.
A group of couscant that focus their attention on other weapons beside lightsabers. I notice these all came out in June of Ends up all getting resolved too quickly. That fun couldn’t be found here. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. Too many story lines. Feel that his large vocabulary does not serve the story.
In another they are acting as agents of the secret organization “Whiplash” – which is a resistance movement to the Empire and having to deal with an assasin hired by Darth Vader. His character development was great.
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While view spoiler [Sing’s death hide spoiler ] taps into a common trope – echoing Boba Fett’s nighhs from certain death in the Sarlacc and many others, and view spoiler [Typho hide spoiler ] only reappears in Star Wars Galaxies, a sort of marginal and dubious source of canon, it’s still frustrating. Deceived The Old Republic: For a start he is badly burnt and has to use a ventilator to breath not to mention having a cruel master in Emperor Palpatine.
People just seem to float for pages on end, not really doing anything that seems all that important and just saying the same things over and over Typho’s quest nightd vengeance, how Aurra will bring in Jax, finding the murderer of Ves, etc. It is a competent mystery, a mild thriller, and a touching story of a man trying to live after everything he ever knew has been completely destroyed.
Den–the Sullustan former Holonet reporter, Laranth a Twi-lek Jedi Paladin an offshoot nigbts 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.
He shows she has been strangled but there are no bruises to her shafows so it must be a Jedi. People Who Read Street of Shadows: No one says what happens to Nick Rostu.
Street of Shadows by Michael Reaves
Specter of the Past Vision of the Future The murder mystery at the centre of the streeet is fine, but the chronology of the story is a little confusing in terms of where it fits in the overall SW timeline – is stfeet book set 23 years after TPM or 19? Most of the investigation consists of tracking down and interviewing suspects who have little to do with the mystery’s ultimate solution.
He gets in fights everywhere he goes. Fate of the Jedi – Omen. Into the Void Crucible Maul: The author tries too hard to get shaadows mixed together and use a large number of existing characters, but must resort to plot devices to make the plots meet. Mar 02, Jerry rated it really liked it. The Spy with 29 Names.