Okay. Let's see...
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As I've said, I enjoyed this book so very much. Of course, there were a few niggles, but quite minor that I'll not bother mentioning them.
The part I enjoyed most were the political machinations on Coruscant. Indeed, I liked it so much that I was annoyed when it would go back to the Nam Chorios plot! Not saying I didn't like that - I did - but I just loved the political story. It could have been its own standalone book in the series, and I would have been happy.
As for Boba Fett - well, yeah, nothing really made him stand out, but I knew a hint of what's to come in the next book before I'd read it, so I wasn't particularly bothered by that. Though I do have a question for you all, regarding him and Daala. I have the impression that they have a significant backstory. It wasn't something I got from this series, but a thought that's been rattling around in my mind for a while. Could that be from something I'd read in LOTF? Or something of my own imagination?
What else is there? Ah. Vestara. She's grown on me. But I don't think she'll ever be a proper Jedi. But I could see her joining the Imperial Knights. I'd be okay with that, as it'd provide some useful stories that could parallel what happens in the Legacy comics in later books.
Allana. Hmm. I was pleased with her, and that storyline. Though I didn't think Tenel Ka would die for a second. I'm guessing they'll save that for when Allana is in her late teens. As for the kid, well, she was written well. Smart, but not too much so, and with just the right amount of kiddiness.
So...anyone else think it's a foregone conclusion that there'll be a formation of the Imperial Knights in this series? And possibly even a Solo/Fel marriage? It seems to be going that way, I believe.
Oh! And did anyone else read Boba's 'Get in. If you want to escape.' line as 'come with me, if you want to live'?
And there was another parody, later in the book, but I've forgotten it. Anyhoozelbees, I'll stop now.
I am a Star Wars fan. That doesn't mean that I hate or love Jar Jar. That doesn't mean I hate or love Lucas, or agree or disagree 100% with him. That doesn't mean I prefer the PT over the OT, or vice versa. That doesn't mean I hate the EU, or even love all of it. These are not prerequisites. Being a man is not a prerequisite. Being a geek is not a prerequisite. The only prerequisite is that I love something about Star Wars. I am a Star Wars fan.
Life is like the Force - Luke Skywalker, Crucible. Damn straight I am.