ROTS Quote, and Speculation About the Obi-Wan Kenobi Show

I’ve been thinking about the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and this passage from the Revenge of the Sith novel by Matthew Stover came to mind. This dialogue between Yoda and Obi-Wan wasn’t in the film, but it shows that, although Obi-Wan is saddened and grieved by Anakin’s turn, his friend will live on in Luke.Continue reading “ROTS Quote, and Speculation About the Obi-Wan Kenobi Show”

Star Wars Books: If You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi…

With all the renewed excitement about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series due to the announcement that Hayden Christensen will be reprising his role as Darth Vader, I thought I’d list some great books that either center on Obi-Wan Kenobi, or at least include him in the story. We’ll start with Legends books, since there are moreContinue reading “Star Wars Books: If You Like Obi-Wan Kenobi…”

Star Wars Book Review: The Cestus Deception (A Clone Wars Novel)

Author: Steven Barnes 398 pages Published in 2004 Legends Placement in Timeline: 21 BBY (About one year after Attack of the Clones) What It’s About: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Kit Fisto are sent on a mission to Ord Cestus, a seemingly insignificant planet that has suddenly become important to both The Republic and the Separatists. TheContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: The Cestus Deception (A Clone Wars Novel)”

Star Wars Book Review: The Approaching Storm

Author: Alan Dean Foster 363 Pages Published in 2002 Legends Place in Timeline: Just Before Episode 2 Attack of the Clones What It’s About Jedi Masters Luminara Unduli and Obi-Wan Kenobi, along with their Padawans Barriss Offee and Anakin Skywalker, are sent to the planet Ansion as representatives of the Republic on a delicate negotiationContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: The Approaching Storm”

Star Wars Book Excerpt: Kenobi (#2)

Meditation Good morning, Qui Gon. Quiet here, as always. I know there are seasons on this planet, but I’m still not sure which one I’m in. But it is peaceful. You know, we trained ourselves to be able to find solace even in the busiest places. Coruscant teemed with souls, and we meditated right atContinue reading “Star Wars Book Excerpt: Kenobi (#2)”

Star Wars Book Review: Rogue Planet

Author: Greg Bear 330 Pages Published in 2000 Legends Placement in Timeline: Three years after The Phantom Menace What It’s About: Three years after The Phantom Menace, 12-year old Anakin Skywalker and his Jedi Master, Obi-Wan Kenobi, are sent on a mission to the far reaches of the Outer Rim, in search of a mysteriousContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Rogue Planet”

Star Wars Quote of the Week: Obi-Wan on Anakin (ROTS)

“For Anakin, there is nothing more important than friendship. He is the most loyal man I’ve ever met–loyal beyond reason; in fact […] abstractions like peace don’t mean much to him. He’s loyal to people, not to principles. And he expects loyalty in return. He will stop at nothing to save me, for example, becauseContinue reading “Star Wars Quote of the Week: Obi-Wan on Anakin (ROTS)”

Star Wars Book Review: Clone Wars-Stories of Light and Dark

Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark is a book that contains ten stories that retell an episode of the Clone Wars from a particular character’s point of view; it also has one original story at the end. The book is written for a younger audience, about 8-12, but can be enjoyed by adults whoContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Clone Wars-Stories of Light and Dark”

Star Wars Book Review: Dark Disciple

Author: Christie Golden 359 pages Published in 2015 Canon Placement in Timeline: Clone Wars era (between AOTC and ROTS) What It’s About: Dark Disciple is a novelization of some Clone Wars episodes that were scripted but never made; unfortunately, the series was cancelled before they could be produced. This one has the Jedi Council soContinue reading “Star Wars Book Review: Dark Disciple”