Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE GALAXY STANDS LEADERLESS. CAN THE JEDI SAVE IT—OR WILL THEIR ENEMIES ENSLAVE IT?The toppling of ruthless Natasi Daala has left a political vacuum on Coruscant and ignited a power struggle between opposing factions racing to claim control of the Galactic Alliance.... show more
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER THE GALAXY STANDS LEADERLESS. CAN THE JEDI SAVE IT—OR WILL THEIR ENEMIES ENSLAVE IT?The toppling of ruthless Natasi Daala has left a political vacuum on Coruscant and ignited a power struggle between opposing factions racing to claim control of the Galactic Alliance. Surrounded by hidden agendas, treacherous conspiracies, and covert Sith agents, the Jedi Order must keep the government from collapsing into anarchy—while facing the combined threats of the resurgent Lost Sith Tribe, a deposed dictator bent on vengeance, and the enduring menace of Abeloth, the profoundly evil entity hungry to become a god. “[Christie] Golden’s excellent storytelling captures the essence of the beloved space opera and should leave series followers eagerly anticipating the story’s conclusion.”—Library Journal
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 27th 2012
Pages no: 474
Edition language: English
Series: Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi (#8)
Okay, okay, Golden bashing aside, I think this marks a small, but noticeable step up for her. While I'm still cringing at her naming-sense and the awkward colloquial dialogue she crafts between beings living in a galaxy far, far away, I have to admit that the plot of Ascension certainly flows a lot ...
If all you know about "Star Wars" comes from the theatrical films, you DEFINITELY don't know the whole story. Many events took place before, after, and even in between the movies, and most of those are chronicled in literary form. "Ascension" is set almost four decades since the defeat of Darth Va...
Another great entry in the "Fate of the Jedi" series. The ending was especially chilling; so much so, I'm quite glad I checked out the sequel from the library today, because I can't wait to see what happens next!