In a continuing look at Dark Disciple by Christie Golden, Coffee With Kenobi co-host Dan Z examines the symbolism behind a pivotal point in the journey of Jedi Knight Quinlan Vos. Read an excerpt below:
*Beware of spoilers*
Last month, we examined Christie Golden’s new novel, Dark Disciple, which focusses on Asajj Ventress and Quinlan Vos, and their Jedi-informed quest to hunt down and assassinate the Sith Lord Count Dooku. A key moment in the novel features important symbols which encapsulate the significance of character development between the two protagonists, and enhances the power of Golden’s prose. This scene is centered around a creature called the Sleeper. Monsters are common tropes in literature, especially in fantasy, and reveal much about characterization. This pivotal scene with the Sleeper has ramifications that accentuate the significance of Vos’ personal journey.
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