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Star Wars: Coruscant Nights II – Street of Shadows by Reaves, Michael [28 August ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. Review. “FULL OF LIGHTSABER BATTLES, THE JEDI PHILOSOPHY, AND. With the Jedi all but wiped out in the grim aftermath of Order 66, the Empire’s power seems unchecked. But one lone Knight continues to fight the good.

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Oct 29, Erika rated it really liked it.

What intrigued me about the Coruscant Nights series was the worthy idea of setting a film noir-style story there. For a start he is badly burnt and has to use a ventilator to breath not to mention having a cruel master in Emperor Palpatine.

Dejah the jacket says Deejah. Maybe if the publishers spaced these out a bit more, the writing would suffer less? Now I’ve given both books in this series three stars, which means they’re not completely unreadable. This is probably a minor point, but I got tired of hearing how unique I-Five was. So, after much contemplation, I think it’s fair to rate it 4. Just as I expected It was cool to see Aurra Sing again.

Now he ekes out a living as a private investigator in the bowels of Coruscant, trying to help people in need while avoiding revealing himself as a Jedi to those who are still ready to kill any Jedi who remain alive–and especially Darth Vader. Most of the characters from the previous novel star in this one. The books show some progression in character, but I understand that the books aren’t intended to be a series as much as a series of standalone novels featuring the same characters.


Oct 17, Jaime K rated it really liked it. Coruscant Nights — Legends. A preview of the book was published in Coruscant Nights I: Saboteur” by James Luceno, previously available in e-book format only! Michael Reaves does a good job of painting a picture of what life in the streets of Coruscant is like, down below the clouds and the skyhooks and the air speeders.

Before the final title, the book was to be called Chiaroscuro and later Sins of the Father. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

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In another they are acting as agents of the secret dtreet “Whiplash” – which is a resistance movement to the Empire and having to deal with an assasin hired by Darth Vader. Coruscant Nights 2Star Wars Legends. Perhaps the archives are incomplete. And can they solve the crime before Aurra Sing finds and kills Jax?

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In one plot line you have Jax Pavan and his comrades trying to solve a murder mystery in order to clear their own names – since they are under suspicion for it. I really enjoyed it! A third plot line has Padame’s old security chief, Typho trying to avenge her death – and in the process he crosses paths with our main characters.


I bought into the arbitrary relevance of the murder mystery plot to Jax and gang’s main quest, but it was definitely flimsy and not well done.

Darth Maul Cullen Bunn. This is one of the better stories of the Star Wars series and would make quite a good film.

Street of Shadows: Star Wars Legends (Coruscant Nights, Book II)

In fact, the detective side of it was almost boring. Back track a couple of chapters to stteet prologue: I’ll eventually read the third book in the series if I run across it, but I’m not going out of my way to do so Customers who bought this item also bought.

Although it is still there – there wasn’t as much “large” vocabularly as there was in the first book in the series – which seemed to be a complaint of some readers. The action and the plotting of this one was better than the last, however. She’s nigyts killed a number of them. See all 41 reviews. For me, that’s the fun of mysteries: Other books in this series.

Jax Pavan is a really good character. Michael Reaves is distinguished from his fellow Star Wars authors by three things: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?