Jedi Search (Star Wars: The Jedi Academy Trilogy, Vol. 1)
As the war between the Republic and the scattered remnants of the Empire continues, two children--the Jedi twins--will come into their powers in a universe on the brink of vast changes and challenges. In this time of turmoil and discovery, an extraordinary new Star Wars saga begins....... show more
As the war between the Republic and the scattered remnants of the Empire continues, two children--the Jedi twins--will come into their powers in a universe on the brink of vast changes and challenges. In this time of turmoil and discovery, an extraordinary new Star Wars saga begins.... While Luke Skywalker takes the first step toward setting up an academy to train a new order of Jedi Knights, Han Solo and Chewbacca are taken prisoner on the planet Kessel and forced to work in the fathomless depths of a spice mine. But when Hans and Chewie break away, they flee desperately to a secret imperial research laboratory surrounded by a cluster of black holes--and go from one danger to a far greater one.... On Kessel, Luke picks up the trail of his two friends, only to come face to face with a weapon so awesome, it can wipe out an entire solar system. It is a death ship called the Sun Crusher, invented by a reclusive genius and piloted by none other than Han himself...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1994-02-01
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Despite a dumb title, a very solid Star Wars adventure. Doesn't quite capture the feeling of the movies like Zahn's books but comes close. Good job of building tension and jeopardy despite focusing on characters we know no real harm can come to--the mainstays are all here.
Han and Chewie are out to Kessell to win its support for the New Republic after the events of Dark Empire I (Star Wars) (I haven't actually read that comic, but I've heard a lot about it). Unfortunately, Moruth Doole has no intentions of joining and sends Han and Chewie into the spice mines, where t...
Luke wants to recreate the Jedi Knights, a mission he feels particularly committed to for his niece and nephew's sakes. After various false leads (and a whole lot of scoundrel-related trouble--oh Han and Lando!), he thinks he might finally be able to start another Jedi Academy.(Although after seein...
Painful, painful, painful. I was smack in the middle of a revival of my love of Star Wars thanks to [author:Timothy Zahn]'s Thrawn Trilogy. I wanted more, had to have it, so I quickly snapped up these from my local bookseller. The smile on my face soon faded as I waded through the first book. No...