Legends Library: Death Star

 

This marks the second annual give away of the Legends Library Card and the three year anniversary of the Legends Library Podcast. Luke and Randy are joined by this year’s winner, Cole Peel, from Alba, Texas. He chose the book Death Star to review, written by Michael Reaves and Steve Perry. Spanning a period of the three-year construction of the Death Star we learn of the lives of a band of characters that find themselves stuck on a super-weapon. This ragtag bunch of friends will do what they can to escape before the Rebellion attacks. Some make it to safety some are less fortunate. Tune in to find who escapes to fight another day.

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 7

The circle is complete!!!!! At least the New Jedi Order is complete. Luke and Randy close out the final chapter of the NJO this month. The Final Prophecy and The Unifying Force are the focus this episode, bringing the over 20 book series to an end. Jacen, Luke, and Zonama Sekot take on the last of the Yuuzhan Vong on Coruscant. In what seemed to be an endless battle only the “unifying force” could make the difference. They also announce the winner of this year’s Legends Library Card. Congrats to Colemandowraith, this years winner! Next book…….Death Star.

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 6

The penultimate New Jedi Order episode!! With only two more sections of the NJO left, Luke and Randy take on The Force Heretic Trilogy, written by Sean Williams and Shane Dix. They also bring discussion of Truce at Bakura and Rogue Planet into the mix as it relates to this trilogy.

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 5

Randy and Luke are making serious progress through the longest book series in the Legends timeline, The New Jedi Order. They have found their favorite!! Traitor penned by Matthew Stover! Stover breaks all the rules in the best kinds of ways with this book. They also discuss Destiny’s Way written by Walter Jon Williams. Traitor contains the story of Jason Solo’s Yuuhzan Vong captivity and the very intense teaching from Vergere. Meanwhile, the fight against the Vong continues across the galaxy in Destiny’s Way. By the end of this episode, we learn the true motivation of Vergere who has become one of the most intriguing characters in Star Wars Legends!

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 4

 

The guys at Legends Library are back! This month they discuss Dark Journey by Elaine Cunningham and the Enemy Lines Duology (Part 1: Rebel DreamEnemy Lines & Part 2: Rebel StandEnemy Lines) by Aaron Allston. Randy shares his thoughts on the young Jedi Knights carrying the weight of this section of the storyline and Luke talks about the impact Wedge still has in the battle against the Yuuzhan Vong. They also take some time to make fun of the villain of the week, Lord Nyax. It’s all faster and more intense. We have turned the corner and are starting our stretch run toward the end of this colossal series.

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 3

 

The New Jedi Order Series continues with the Edge of Victory Doulogy, Conquest and Rebirth. The third book up for review is Star by Star, written by Troy Denning.

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order Part 2

Luke and Randy continue their trip through the New Jedi Order series. Join them as they break down books 4-6, Agents of Chaos and part two of the duology, written by James Luceno and Balance Point by Kathy Tyers.

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Legends Library: New Jedi Order- Vector Prime, Dark Tide: Onslaught & Dark Tide: Ruin

The New Jedi Order book series has experienced a love-hate relationship with fandom over the years. But that is not going to keep Randy and Luke from tackling the largest series of books in the Legends timeline. This month they kick it all off with the first three books of the series, Vector Prime written by R.A. Salvatore and Dark Tide: Onslaught and Dark Tide: Ruin duology written by Michael Stackpole.

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Legends Library: Razor’s Edge (247)

Join Randy this month as Rebels Reactions host, Aaron Harris joins him to discuss the book Razor’s Edge by Martha Wells. One of the final books to be published in the Legends line, Razor’s Edge is a Leia-centric story and takes place between episodes four and five. Randy and Aaron discuss their favorite characters from the book as well as a few of their favorite moments. Randy also makes a big announcement about the next few months of book reviews. Enjoy listening and may the force be with you!

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Legends Library: Choices of One (239)

Join Randy and guest co-host Samantha Eklund as they discuss this month’s book, Choices of One by Timothy Zahn. Randy interviews Samantha and gets a unique perspective from a new Star Wars book reader. This is the final Zahn novel that Legends Library has left to review, so enjoy it while it lasts. Randy also gives an update on next month’s suggested reading and announces another special guest host. With many plot threads and twists, this episode is guaranteed to take everyone for a ride. And remember: the Choices of one shapes the future of many!

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