Tag: Legends

Legendary Adventures: Episode I – The Phantom Menace

Legendary Adventures Milestone The Phantom Menace

The Legendary Adventures has hit a huge milestone: the first film to be read in the context of the Legends chronology! Join me and discover how the Legendary Adventures has changed my opinions of the novelization of one of the least popular Star Wars films.

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Legendary Adventures: Cloak of Deception

Legendary Adventures #16 Cloak of Deception

The Phantom Menace‘s beginning was, suffice it to say, less than ideal. The whole concept of the movie was that a disastrous trade dispute had turned into open hostility between a planet and the Trade Federation. Hardly any background information on the trade dispute was given, leaving most confused about the core of the conflict and what it meant for any of the characters. This is where Legends stepped in: not only did it fill it in the gaps, but Legends authors came together to weave a grand narrative out of this, spinning, eventually, into Palpatine’s overt bid for control of the galaxy. Click through to see how Cloak of Deception played a major role in the story!

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Legendary Adventures: Maul: Lockdown

Legendary Adventures #15 Maul - Lockdown

Maul: Lockdown was one of the last books released in the Legends canon, released only months before the Legends announcement was made. As such, it flew under my radar, between school and the announcement, and I had only heard of it recently as I was going through the Adventures. Is it worth tracking down? Your mileage may vary.

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Legendary Adventures: Darth Plagueis

Legendary Adventures #14 Darth Plagueis

The Muun, the myth, the Legend, but not the Supreme Leader. Darth Plagueis is known for a great many things, but leading the First Order is not one of them. I encounter of the most enigmatic figures in Legends history in the first step into the Prequel Trilogy realm of Star Wars Legends!

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Legendary Adventures: Darth Bane: Path of Destruction

Legendary Adventures #9 Darth Bane Path of Destruction

A trilogy about a Sith Lord? Uh-oh! Thankfully, Darth Bane: Path of Destruction points us toward the movies as we learn the sordid history, and almost destructive end, of the ancient Sith Lords!

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