Plagueis changed my appreciation and understanding the Expanded Star Wars Universe, gave me a reason to appreciate the Episode I-III movies, and set off my ongoing fascination with Sith history and philosophy. His performance was well done. Please enter your name. I've enjoyed Luceno's other stories, so I was hoping to enjoy this one more.
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Luceno really has the dark side down Matt Moore An ex-expatriate repatriated, by choice, back to the U. View all Movies Sites.
Whether you're a casual Star Wars fan or one dedicated to understanding the full canon, this has plenty to offer. Leave a Reply Wwrs reply Your email address will not be published.
Would you be willing to try another book from James Luceno? For a better understanding of Wilhuff Tarkincheck out a clip from a featurette found on the Star Wars: Han and Qi'ra don't have a lot in common other than not having a lot. Star Wars by James Luceno Hardcover: When the job goes disastrously wrong, Han and Qi'ra are on the run.
Most Helpful Most Recent. A dedicated soldier and distinguished legislator. James Luceno's novel answers that and reveals what it takes to succeed in the Galactic Empire.
Reviewing “Star Wars: Tarkin” | Slice of SciFi
Yet more important still is the well-being of the twin infants, Leia and Luke Skywalker, the children of Anakin and his doomed bride, Padme Amidala. As a bonus, a flashback sequence with Count Dooku before the beginning of the Clone Wars offers the idea of reuniting Cushing with his friend and counterpart, Christopher Lee. Plagueis changed my appreciation and understanding the Expanded Star Wars Universe, gave me a reason to dars the Episode I-III movies, and set off my ongoing fascination with Sith history and philosophy.
Between Luceno's writing and Euan Morton's narration, the effect is remarkable, as if Cushing is being channeled from the beyond. Small Story for a Large Figure Would you recommend this book to a friend? You already recently rated this item.
REVIEW: 'Star Wars: Tarkin' brings us into the Empire’s dark heart
The harsh trials of his formative years instil him with the belief that the galaxy can tamed through fear. Tarkin's observation of Vader's stsr language is captivating as well, giving us a new angle on the iconic villain from the perspective of a peer. From Coruscant, Tarkin and Vader embark on a quest to learn more about the attackers. It's an intriguing read that open doors to the Star Wars canon.
It starts a bit slow, and you might wonder if you really need to read it. This attitude makes Tarkin increasingly arrogant, but it's hard not to get swept up in the thrill of his successes as he draws closer to his goals both as a teenager and as an adult. I was happily surprised at how much Darth Vader and Darth Sidious featured in this!
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Luceno has proven once again that the villains of "Star Wars" are as much fun as the good guys. Tadkin i was expecting too much.
Little moments like this and the war references Star Wars history add to the geek level, but the aars itself is far bigger than such things. Even though the revelations are minimal, we get some juicy details about how he runs his Empire from the shadows and his ultimate goal.
Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Luceno creates an atmosphere of suspicion in the initial stages of their journey together, but the mutual respect that forms between the military man and the cyborg Audiobooj Lord smoothly sets up the dynamic seen in "A New Hope. Timothy Zahn Narrated by: Groomed by the ruthless politician and Sith Lord who would be Emperor, Governor Wilhuff Tarkin rises through the Imperial ranks, enforcing his authority ever more mercilessly