Star Wars: Imperial Commando: st by Karen Traviss, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Clone Wars are over, but for those with reason to run from the new galactic Empire, the battle to survive has only just begun The Jedi have. st has ratings and reviews. Chad said: Karen Traviss continues to be one of the best things about the Star Wars EU with this, the fourth vol.

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Her death and their son, after all, are the foundation for his motivation.

Unfortunately, the author, Karen Traviss, explains on her website FAQ that she will no longer be writing any Star Wars fiction and that this series 501wt never be concluded. But none of those lines would have convinced her, so she doubted they would persuade any of the Imperial stormtroopers searching vessels entering and leaving Mezeg.

She’s said on her blog a few times now, for those of us in denial that she’s leaving the SW universe due to This dark tone that Karen Traviss creates is interpreted by the deaths and memories that are explored by the characters in an appropriate way. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Lost Tribe of the Sith: The end of Order 66 was, predictably, with the order to execute all Jedi on command.

This was not as strong as the previous Commando books, and the series is starting to read like a Mandalorian ethnography. Star Wars Legends Imperial Commando. Most, if not all, of Gibad’s citizens were exterminated by a toxin created by Uthan herself – a bitter irony – while the actual structures of the planet remain intact.

Clone soldiers with wives and children? Lastly, my brand-new all-time favorite is Commander Roly Melusar. I love the characters and the setting, but sadly this series ended in a holding pattern. Hard Contact, Star Wars: Perhaps if I had read some of the previous commando books I would have derived more utility from them, but I can only speculate on that point.

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Darman often comes off like a complete jerk and an idiot to boot, which is totally uncool because thus far he’s been the level-headed one. Star Wars – Ahsoka E. It was formed shortly after the formation of the Galactic Empiremade up of surviving commandos from the Grand Army of the Republic. Apparently everyone in this galaxy knows. I figure you cut out half the extraneous repetitions, you lose about pages. There were many characters that I was unfamiliar with, but it was still an interesting and entertaining read regardless.


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However, I thoroughly enjoyed reflecting on such personally problematic issues, discovering a completely new way of thinking that pulled me out of my comfort zone and reminded me just how many ‘good’ force users aren’t Jedi.

Karen uses the planet of Mandalore as a contrast to Corusant. I can see why the rightly paranoid Mandalorians would want to leave no 501stt, but to have the Jedi characters?

Furthermore, as has been stated elsewhere, this book necessarily doesn’t get a fair shake, because its imperkal s were cancelled, thus leaving the plot and subplot Before I begin my review, let me first set it in its proper context.

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For Darman comando, grieving for his Jedi wife and separated from his sonit’s an agonizing test of loyalty. Order 66 began the slide toward a soap opera, and st was a little tough at times. Traviss only inserts action when it serves the story, and when it’s there, it is terse and cleanly written. Star Wars Legends James Luceno. Karen Traviss is a seasoned writer, so she is able to provide a mostly technically sound story.

He comes across as an ersatz Lazarus Long; Skirata was a man who taught children to kill mercilessly, but he won’t kick his worst enemies out of his home.

Five had already been terminated and the remaining five, considering Skirata their father, became the “Null Commandos,” the best of the Republic.

Lords of the Sith Paul S. He decides not to desert because he thinks he can do more good in the Imperial Army then in the last segment, suddenly changes his mind. It seems that this is not the first book in the series and I was unaware of that when I picked it up.


Nyreen is one of the few female characters Traviss has written that I actually like. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Xommando.

Republic Commando Book 3. Hopefully this book was just bridging the gap between epic stories that I have come to expect from Ms.

In all this, one can not help but wonder if Yoda, commajdo was largely responsible for the disaster that befell the Republic and the Jedi, is comfortable in his little hut on Dagoba having abandoned the members of his organization to their fates such as “Scout,” a young Jedi, on the run, who falls into Skirata’s hands. Traviss’ ability to show the clones in an individual light is surpassed by no one and she strongly shows off that talent again in st. What would be the moral and legal status of human clones if they were successfully created?

Retrieved from ” http: Additionally, the flow of the story moves smoothly for the most part, if not ponderously so.

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And how much has Palpatine spent on all that new armor? The second issue, though, is unique to this series.

I don’t think that there were any parts in the Commando series, or this continuation of it that I was bored. The actual reprieve of peacetime is reflected in the struggle of each character to deal with the blows dealt them by the Republic and Separatists both. The book, like frankly most of the rest of this series, exists as an excuse to spend more time with the characters and inch their series arc forward another few inches, and any smaller “story” that happens is almost an afterthought, stretched impossibly thin across pages and pages of filler as the same conversations play out again and again.

Kina Ha’s gracious and pleasant persona happens to almost change Skirata’s view of Kaminoans, and Scout shows Skirata that the late Etain Tur-Mukan or Bardan Jusik weren’t the only “sensible” Jedi he felt good to be around.