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Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising Review!

“Intent and motivations are irrelevant, judgment can focus only on actions.” Thrawn So the big question: Is Thrawn’s origin story all it’s cracked up to be? Perhaps… The fourth canon Thrawn book, probably Timothy Zahn’s seventh or ninth book overall depending on how your own point of view of course. Does this book give us… Continue reading Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising Review!

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Star Wars: Shadow Fall Review!

“It’s the rot you don’t see that does the most damage.” – Hera Syndulla The second book in the Alphabet Squadron Trilogy is here and man… It hits pretty hard. I suppose the middle chapter of any trilogy always kind of has that energy but Shadow Fall is right up there. The book, like Alphabet… Continue reading Star Wars: Shadow Fall Review!

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Star Wars: Queen’s Peril Review!

“There are things I cannot do.” – Queen Amidala When I watched The Phantom Menace for the first time in ’99 I was a happy dude. While it’s easy to imagine how excited I was for triple lightsaber fights and backflips, there was something else I enjoyed. Watching a young queen doing what she must… Continue reading Star Wars: Queen’s Peril Review!

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Star Wars: Inferno Squad Review!

“It’s a promise to the rebels. It’s called Inferno Squad.” – Garrick Versio The story of the Empire’s elite special forces unit doesn’t start in Battlefront II. Christie’s Golden’s Battlefront II: Inferno Squad tells the origins of the unit. If you’ve played the video game you know how the story goes towards the end of… Continue reading Star Wars: Inferno Squad Review!

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Star Wars: Force Collector Review!

“The Force works in different ways with different people…” – Maz Kanata   I mean, collecting is something a LOT of Star Wars people should be pretty psyched about right? This book kind of looks at some of the really cool Force wielding history we know but with fresh eyes. We follow a teenager named… Continue reading Star Wars: Force Collector Review!

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Ep 38: Tales From the Rogue Rebels: Phasma!

Sal and Lizzy talk about Star Wars: Phasma by Delilah Dawson! Everything SPOILERS from utilizing car rides, fighting EVERYONE, Captain Cardinal, Brendol Hux, visiting Vi at Galaxy’s Edge, aboard the Absolution, Keldo, The Scyre, detraxors, Vi’s storytelling, crash by the Claw lands, deadly bug bites, mining corporations, are the Arratu not entertained, mysterious crazy gand,… Continue reading Ep 38: Tales From the Rogue Rebels: Phasma!

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Star Wars: Resistance Reborn Review!

“The Rebellion is Reborn Today…” – Luke Skywalker At the end of The Last Jedi Rey asks “How do we build a Rebellion from this?” A handful of survivors on a battered old freighter. With the shadow of the First Order spreading across the galaxy, intent on snuffing out the last spark of Rebellion. This… Continue reading Star Wars: Resistance Reborn Review!

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Star Wars Phasma Review!

“I am Phasma, and I am the greatest warrior of Parnassos.” THIS IS THE MOST METAL STAR WARS BOOK EVER. That’s right I said it. Not just because of her shiny armor choices either. Phasma reveals the backstory of this warrior. Not Captain. Not trooper. Warrior. Phasma is nothing short of a force of nature in… Continue reading Star Wars Phasma Review!

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Star Wars Aftermath: Empire’s End Review!

“When you believe in magic, it is easy to see all the universe as evidence of it.”   The future of the galaxy is decided here. Above Jakku, the Imperial Remnant will battle the New Republic fleet. When I started the first book in this Chuck Wendig trilogy I met the new characters coming together… Continue reading Star Wars Aftermath: Empire’s End Review!