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 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 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)”

Master and Apprentice: Excerpt

Later that evening, in Qui Gon’s quarters, Obi-Wan dared to say, “So far as I can tell, Master, the prophecies seem…extremely vague.” Qui Gon looked up from the records Obi-Wan had brought him. His long, grayish-brown hair fell loose down his back, a sign that he intended to go to sleep soon. But he hadContinue reading “Master and Apprentice: Excerpt”

Book Review: Master and Apprentice

Author: Claudia Gray 431 pages Published in 2019 Canon Placement in Timeline: A few years before The Phantom Menace What It’s About: Jedi Knight Qui Gon Jinn and his 17-year old padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi are sent to the planet Pijal on a diplomatic mission. Pijal’s government is in the process of changing from an absoluteContinue reading “Book Review: Master and Apprentice”

Kenobi: Excerpt

Meditation: The package is delivered. I hope you can read my thoughts, Master Qui-Gon: I haven’t heard your voice since that day on Polis Massa, when Master Yoda told me I could commune with you through the Force. You’ll remember that we decided that I should take Anakin’s son to his relatives for safekeeping. ThatContinue reading “Kenobi: Excerpt”

Book Review: Kenobi

Author: John Jackson Miller 418 pages Published in 2013 Legends Placement in Timeline: Just after Revenge of the Sith What It’s About: This book takes place on Tatooine, just as Obi-Wan “Ben” Kenobi delivers baby Luke to Owen and Beru Lars, with the intention of starting his long watch over the boy. Beyond that, thereContinue reading “Book Review: Kenobi”