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.
©2011 Christie Golden (P)2011 Random House Audio
I love all things Star Wars, and I've listened to every audiobook available, but Marc Thompson makes the difference. His ability to audibly define every single character is superb!
This book could suck and it would still be good due to Thompson but it doesnt its a good follow up to the last one and sets a good pace for the rest in the series. I hope these authers are thanking Marc for the performances he does. Makes these books so much more enjoyable.
Just marathoned the fate of the Jedi over the last week an a half and oh my did I end on a clifhanger. But Golden has made a very good setup novel for APOCALYPSE
I would due to the voice acting which is top noch.
Where Vol mentally duesl with Abeloth.
I have. All excellent. This still proves he's at the top of his game.
Just finished this book and all I can saw is WOW.
The writing and the voice acting by Marc Thompson is superb.
Marc Thompson always brings an A+ effort, not only changing his voice to reflect the character that is talking but the known characters (Luke, Leia, Han, Lando, etc) and are always consistent & sound great for those none regular cast (Allana, Tenel Ka, Sith characters, Ves).
Highly recommend this entire series.
First audio book I've heard by Marc, and i loved it. Have read the book once before but forgot a lot of the events and his performance had me waiting for each new chapter. Well be purchasing the next one as soon as possible.
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.
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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