Jedi Trial: Star Wars Legends: A Clone Wars Novel by David Sherman

Jedi Trial: Star Wars Legends: A Clone Wars Novel

byDavid Sherman

Kobo ebook | December 6, 2005

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“Within twenty-four standard hours we will sit firmly astride the communications link that connects the worlds of the Republic. . . . Our control will be a dagger thrust directly at Coruscant. This is the move that will win the war for us.”

With these ominous words, Pors Tonith, ruthless minion of Count Dooku, declares the fate of the Republic sealed. Commanding a Separatist invasion force more than one million strong, the cunning financier-turned-warrior lays siege to the planet Praesitlyn, home of the strategic intergalactic communications center that is key to the Republic’ s survival in the Clone Wars. Left unchallenged, this decisive strike could indeed pave the way for the toppling of more Republic worlds . . . and ultimate victory for the Separatists. Retaliation must be swift and certain.

But engaging the enemy throughout the galaxy has already stretched Supreme Chancellor Palpatine’s armies to the limit. There is no choice but to move against the surging waves of invading battle-droids on Praesitlyn with only a small contingent of clone soldiers. Commanding them will be Jedi Master Nejaa Halcyon–hand-picked by the Council for the do-or-die mission. And at his side, skilled young starfighter pilot Anakin Skywalker, a promising young Jedi Padawan eager to be freed of the bonds of apprenticeship–and to be awarded the title of Jedi Knight.

Shoulder to shoulder with a rogue Republic army officer and his battle-hardened crew, a hulking Rondian mercenary with an insatiable taste for combat, and a duo of ready-for-anything soldiers, the Jedi generals take to the skies and the punishing desert terrain of occupied Praesitlyn–to bring the battle to the Separatist forces. Already outnumbered and outgunned, when confronted with an enemy ultimatum that could lead to the massacre of innocents, they may also be out of options. Unless Anakin Skywalker can strike a crucial balance between the wisdom born of the Force . . . and the instincts of a born warrior.

Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Title:Jedi Trial: Star Wars Legends: A Clone Wars NovelFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 6, 2005Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0345463080

ISBN - 13:9780345463081

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Slow paced and lacking in thrills Not the most exciting of Star Wars novels. The premise and plot of the story were well thought out but poorly executed. The book is heavy on military language, actions and order. There was no apparent climax and everything seemed to simply happen with little excitement or fuss, like a precise recounting of a military campaign. The only characters that had voices that felt true were the soldiers. As for everyone else, they would start out well and as soon as they came in contact with Republic military they became good little soldiers, fully knowledgeable in protocol and behaviour. In other words, they were lost. It was however, interesting to learn something of the history of Callista and the splinter group of Jedi, and witness Anakin's reaction to them. Although this book was really rather boring, I'd say it is an essential link in the Star Wars story chain and should be read, if only to fill in the gaps.
Date published: 2010-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A True (Brilliant) Gem This novel rocks!!! As Anakin reaches the pinnacle of his brilliance and power, both Separatists and the Republic unleash colossal assault forces in one stunning stroke.
Date published: 2006-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from jedi trial:a clone wars novel it was awesome!!!!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2005-08-26