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Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension Audiobook

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension

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Publisher's Summary

How long can the Jedi remain in power? How far will the Sith go to rule supreme? What chance do both stand against Abeloth?

As Luke and Ben Skywalker pursue the formidable dark-side being Abeloth, the Lost Tribe of the Sith is about to be sundered by an even greater power - which will thrust one Dark Lord into mortal conflict with his own flesh-and-blood.

On Coruscant, a political vacuum has left tensions at the boiling point, with factions racing to claim control of the Galactic Alliance. Suddenly surrounded by hidden agendas, treacherous conspiracies, and covert Sith agents, the Jedi Order must struggle to keep the GA government from collapsing into anarchy.

The Jedi are committed to maintaining peace and ensuring just rule, but even they are not prepared to take on the combined threats of Sith power, a deposed dictator bent on galaxywide vengeance, and an entity of pure cunning and profound evil hungry to become a god.

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©2011 Christie Golden (P)2011 Random House Audio

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    Jesse G 05-15-15
    Jesse G 05-15-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book"

    Leads up to what I expect to be an awesome ending. The narration is amazing as always from Marc and he helps set you right in the fray with his great impersonations of the various characters.

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    Scott C Atkins 03-13-15 Member Since 2014
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    "The Fate of the Jedi series has been great"

    loved it beginning to end couldn't wait to finish. Will be looking for the next one.

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    Matthew 03-06-15
    Matthew 03-06-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Only greatness here. Sit back and enjoy."

    Great story. Voice acting is superb. Download ASAP. Cannot wait to download the next book in the series. I flew through this one.

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    Robert 06-20-13
    Robert 06-20-13
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    "ENOUGH WITH THE CAFF ALREADY!!!"

    Ok, The series is pretty good overall, my biggest disappointment is all the wasted time talking about caff and sani-steams. As far as I know, in the SW universe caff DOESN'T EXIST!!! Blue milk, jawa juice, and yes even the sonic screwdriver (nice Who reference) are fine but all the HOURS spent looking for, asking for, making, serving, drinking, whining about not having CAFF really gets OLD really quick!!! And are all the references to taking showers REALLY NECESSARY?? SERIOUSLY, how many times in episode 1-6 do you see the characters taking showers and drinking coffee?? IT DOES NOT ADD TO OR MAKE THE STORY BETTER OR MOVE THE PLOT ALONG AT ALL, SO ENOUGH ALREADY!!! Yes, all beings clean themselves, eat, poop, and procreate, but unless it is an integral part of the story, can't we just assume that it happens and get on with it?? I mean if there is a particular scene where the characters are having dinner, that leads to drinks, and then to a little gratuitous procreation, then maybe a little more in the sani-steam THEN by all means write it in.......but this isn't a boring episode of seinfeld so how about a bit more action, and a LOT LESS superfluous bullshit......

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    Katha Kingwood, TX, United States 03-04-13
    Katha Kingwood, TX, United States 03-04-13 Member Since 2008
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    "I have enjoyed this series."
    Would you listen to Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension again? Why?

    Sure. Enjoyable story, complicated, LOVE Marc Thompson.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension?

    When Vestara kills . . . spoiler. It really surprised me.


    Any additional comments?

    Great series. Hate to come to the last book.

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    zach Marietta, GA, United States 04-17-12
    zach Marietta, GA, United States 04-17-12 Member Since 2007
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    "Great book"
    Would you listen to Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension again? Why?

    Star wars books aren't the best for relistening


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Vistara


    Have you listened to any of Marc Thompson’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Always does his books justice, I'm sure that's why they keep him


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When VistaraStar gets caught by Ben writing fake letters to her father


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    Travis Lawrenceburg, TN, United States 03-30-12
    Travis Lawrenceburg, TN, United States 03-30-12 Member Since 2010
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    "good, but 'forced'"
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    I felt the beginning of this book was great. Well done and solid. The ending was starting to feel strained in how it tried to integrate story elements for the next novel. It just felt like a series that had done so good in keeping other character's point of views in mind just suspended all of that at the last stretch to get through the story and force events into place. Marc thompson is always awesome, and i did like this story until about the last quarter of it. But you have to go through it to get to the last book.

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    Rick Oro Valley, AZ, United States 02-06-12
    Rick Oro Valley, AZ, United States 02-06-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Intriguing Storyline Helped by Great Narration"
    If you could sum up Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Ascension in three words, what would they be?

    surprising long tradition


    What did you like best about this story?

    The story clung to the tradition of Star Wars, but was not afraid of going a bit darker. This series is not as dark as some others out there, but it was not afraid of killing when necessary for the story to be complete.


    Which character – as performed by Marc Thompson – was your favorite?

    Luke was cool and collected.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The revelation that the Jedi was moving off of Corscant


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    Jason 01-11-12
    Jason 01-11-12
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    "When do we get the last book?"
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    I love this series and the narrator is the best I have ever heard in any audio book. But I have to ask when is Audible going to get the last book in the series? There is a fate of the Jedi Apocalypse audio book narrated by Marc Thompson on Amazon, when do we get it here?

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    Jeff Moncton, NB, Canada 10-19-11
    Jeff Moncton, NB, Canada 10-19-11
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    "Average at best"

    Excellent performance from Marc Thompson. Loved some of plot lines of this book and fast forwarded through other sections.

    Likes :
    - Abaloth visits Lost Tribe's Home world was excellent but way too short. Author missed a great opportunity here.
    - Epic Space battle involving Dalah and Jag.
    - Gavar Khai , Vol and other Lords are always good.
    - Nasty interrogation robot


    Dislikes:

    - Is Vestara good or bad? Enough already! Send Ben and Vestara to summer camp for duration of the series.
    - Jedi running around looking for ship should be edited out as it did nothing for the plot. Jedi could have been on vacation for all that matters and would not have affected out come.
    - No battle strategy/tactics used by Jedi or Sith for that matter. Run into battle and then run away.
    - Author's grossly underused Khai and Grand Lord Vol..two of my favorite characters.

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