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Star Wars: Darth Plagueis Audiobook

Star Wars: Darth Plagueis [Audiobook]

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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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    M. KILMER Orange County, CA 05-02-17
    M. KILMER Orange County, CA 05-02-17 Member Since 2016

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    "Slow but worth reading"

    This helps us understand Palpatine's rise to power so even though it was really slow and sometimes put me to sleep, I had to read it.

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    chris Silverdale Washington, NBK Bangor 05-02-17
    chris Silverdale Washington, NBK Bangor 05-02-17 Member Since 2014
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    "loved it!"

    reader was amazing the story is super interesting. You learn so much about Palpatine and Plagueis and i love it.

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    Jason E. Brown 05-02-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Another fantastic audio experience!"

    Great narration to an awesome story! The legend of Darth Palgueis is an intriguing journey through the workings of galatic politics, shrewd character's, and the mysteries of the Sith code. Great book!

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    James 04-29-17
    James 04-29-17
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    "exposition, exposition, exposition"

    the story was meh, but I liked the music and narration. I thought that the music was a nice touch, but the story had me falling asleep in parts.

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    marcus marsden 04-28-17 Member Since 2017
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    "I just had a nerdgasm!"

    I enjoyed every moment of this story. I was just expecting to learn more of this universe called Star Wars and then the story just wraps itself in the timeline of the movies and that gave me a NERDGASM!

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    Espen Dagenborg 04-27-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Darth Plagueis to Darth Sideous"

    Immensely good performance, amazing story and tons of good climaxes all over the book! I was dragged in from the start, and i loved the build-up of the ending!

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    Paul 04-26-17
    Paul 04-26-17 Member Since 2016
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    E x c e l l e n t, A w e s o m e

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    Amazon Customer 04-26-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Ehhh a Story that needed to be told!"

    Darth Plagueis is a story that needed to be told. it Bridges the gap between the Darth Bane series in the present day Star Wars series. the book seems to go on endlessly for the first half and seems to jump from scene to scene without rhyme or reason. However once halfway through the story pics up and begins to get very interesting, especially since Darth Sideous is now in frame. overall good story that sheds light on Darth Plageus and how Episode 1 came to be. 3.5 stars once you get past chapter 16!

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    Lilydalekid 04-25-17
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    "Niles meets the Dark Side (and it's not related to CC Babcock!)"

    A great listen for fans of early Sidious lord and fans of a certain sharp witted, oft overlooked butler who verbally sparred with Darth CC and was an alliance partner with a certain Nanny from Flushing Queens.

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    Quality Control Specialist Delaware 04-24-17 Member Since 2016
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    this audiobook is a must own awesome story awesome production just simply outstanding it changes the way you'll watch the movies

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