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Splinter of the Mind's Eye - Alan Dean Foster
Splinter of the Mind's Eye
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Luke Skywalker expected trouble when he volunteered to follow Princess Leia on her mission to the planet Circarpous. But he discovered that hidden on the planet was the Kaiburr crystal, a mysterious gem that would give the one who possessed it such powers over the Force that he would be all but... show more
Luke Skywalker expected trouble when he volunteered to follow Princess Leia on her mission to the planet Circarpous. But he discovered that hidden on the planet was the Kaiburr crystal, a mysterious gem that would give the one who possessed it such powers over the Force that he would be all but invincible. In the wrong hands, the crystal could be deadly. So Luke had to find this treasure and find it fast....
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345320230 (0345320239)
ASIN: 345320239
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 297
Edition language: English
Series: Star Wars Universe
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My Journey in Writing
My Journey in Writing rated it
3.0 Splinter of the Mind's Eye
In view of what eventually happened in Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, some of this story doesn't work now, but it was still enjoyable.
thomcat
thomcat rated it
Originally read in 1978, it seems a lot of elements ended up in Empire or Jedi - was it a writer's bible, or did George borrow from Alan? A quick read adventure story.
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
This book is very basic, by-the-numbers sf--but with the added thrill of being written right after A New Hope came out. Thus, the entire story is about Luke and Leia's sexual tension. Sure you always intended them to be siblings, Lucas. Sure.
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it
2.0 Splinter of the Mind's Eye (Star Wars)
Takes place between ANH and ESB. So Foster didn't know that Luke and Leia were siblings, in which case he can be excused for the romantic leanings in this book. Still grossed me out though. I mean, twin-cest! Ughhh! The Force was certainly not a developed idea like it is now, that was obvious from t...
narfna
narfna rated it
The world's first official fanfic.
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