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Star Wars: Darth Plagueis | [James Luceno]

Star Wars: Darth Plagueis

Darth Plagueis: one of the most brilliant Sith Lords who ever lived. Possessing power is all he desires. Losing it is the only thing he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless ways of the Sith. Darth Sidious: Plagueis’s chosen apprentice. Under the guidance of his Master, he secretly studies the ways of the Sith, while publicly rising to power in the galactic government, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor. as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor.
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Publisher's Summary

He was the most powerful Sith lord who ever lived... but could he be the only one who never died?

“Did you ever hear the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? It’s a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was a Dark Lord of the Sith, so powerful and so wise that he could use the Force to influence the midi-chlorians to create life. He had such a knowledge of the dark side that he could even keep the ones he cared about from dying." -Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith

Darth Plagueis: one of the most brilliant Sith Lords who ever lived. Possessing power is all he desires. Losing it is the only thing he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless ways of the Sith. And when the time is right, he destroys his Master - but vows never to suffer the same fate. For like no other disciple of the dark side, Darth Plagueis learns to command the ultimate power... over life and death.

Darth Sidious: Plagueis’s chosen apprentice. Under the guidance of his Master, he secretly studies the ways of the Sith, while publicly rising to power in the galactic government, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor.

Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious, Master and acolyte, target the galaxy for domination - and the Jedi Order for annihilation. But can they defy the merciless Sith tradition? Or will the desire of one to rule supreme, and the dream of the other to live forever, sow the seeds of their destruction?

From the Hardcover edition.

©2012 James Luceno (P)2012 Random House Audio

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    "Sets up Movies 1-3"

    This was very enjoyable and almost more so about Sidious than Plaguesis. It was fun to get to connect the dots and watch the characters we come to know and trust in Episodes 1-3 and the Clone War cartoons get carefully moved into the picture. It's kinda like Star Wars meets House of Cards.

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    Steven P. 06-28-15
    Steven P. 06-28-15 Member Since 2015
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    Where does Star Wars: Darth Plagueis rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Darth Plagueis is by far one of the most enjoyable audio books listened to so far , loved the unique sounds and audio additions .Mr. Davis has the unique skill of truly ascending to the base characters personality and emotion, truly bringing me the listener into the story.


    What did you like best about this story?

    What I liked best about this story is how it filled the gaps in the star wars movie world, truly bringing insight into the motivation and core of base characters seen on screen but still didn't know well. Also giving better grasp of The Jedi order of that time and why they suffered as they did, for any star wars fan this book is a must wether read or listened to its truly a fan favorite for me


    What does Daniel Davis bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Like i said above he mastered the voices in such away that i not only heard the story i was able to visually experience it as well, after listening to this book i plan on buying other books That Mr Davis narrates aswell.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Darth Plagueis- "The Good Sith" i say that because as a star wars fan in movies and other books your brought to hate the villain, even Darth Vader once turned to dark side yo want him to fail, but in this story Plagueis the "wise" seemed to have been rigteous and i truly rooted for him.


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    I am so glad i joined this site

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    Kurt Bass 06-27-15
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    A masterpiece absolutely worth waiting for, it shall be part of my library for the rest of my natural life.

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    "The most interesting Star Wars novel ever"

    i loved this audio book! Daniel Davis should read all of them, he is fantastic! I have listened to it several times and will listen to it several more! I would have paid the times as much for this book. Thank you Audible!

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    Fantastic story line. Leads nicely into the series we all know. Daniel has a great narration for the book.

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    Jackson 06-25-15
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    "Plagueis"

    Book is pretty good. Liked seeing the deception and the scheming that took place during this time. Some times it got overwhelming with all the senators and planets and stuff but over all a solid book. If you're looking for insight on pre clone war this is a great read if you want a story about sith battling Jedi I wouldn't recommend.

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    It's a great book it takes time for things to start to happen but as you get further into the chapter man it gets better.

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    The book was very good but at so times it was boring and hard to keep listening. But the overall plot was strong and a must read for a true star wars fan.

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    "Fantastic telling."

    This was a great story. Well told and well narrated. A great new perspective of a story that most Star Wars fan would know something about. If you have time I highly recommend it.

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    Jordan 06-17-15
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    "Finale"

    Great back story, ties so much together. This and Darth Bane a Trilogy are my favorite. I'm sorry the book ended.

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