Posts tagged “star wars expanded universe”

  1. The year is 11 ABY, shortly after the events of Champions of the Force. Kyp Durron has just been returned to Coruscant with the Sun Crusher by Han Solo after having destroyed the entire Carida system, along with its 25 million inhabitants, for a trial.  LUKE SKYWALKER speaks before the council headed by MON MOTHMA, Borsk Fey'lya, and Leia Organa Solo. LUKE: ...so, anyways, if you guys could just release Kyp back into my custody, I'll just, uh,…

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  2. Previously in The Toast's EU Coverage: The Expanded Universe, A Eulogy. This is the type of post that will either appeal to you completely, to the deepest depths of your person, or not at all. In either case, I make no apologies for it. Let us begin with Timothy Zahn. Everything begins with Timothy Zahn. Leaving aside the fact that we're going to see a lot of Han/Leia/Luke poses that are…

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  3. A long, long time ago, in a city far, far away, there was a little boy, and he wanted to know everything.

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    Things changed the year I was born. When I say that, I’m usually talking about the collapse of the Soviet Union: the trick that whisked away the Iron Curtain and revealed, not the Evil Empire, but just a collection of states, confused, stumbling a little, trying to decide…

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  4. There is a fervent -- yet, to my mind, deeply misguided -- young man at Ars Technica who has written an op-ed rejoicing at the news that Disney will be axing the majority of the Star Wars EU continuity titled, accurately enough, "Op-ed: Disney takes a chainsaw to the Star Wars expanded universe: And good riddance, because almost all of it is crap." I could not let this stand.

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  5. Previously: The Many Future Mrs. Skywalkers. It is a time of tranquillity for the New Republic. The remnants of the Empire now lie in complete disarray, and the reemergence of the Jedi Knights has brought power and prestige to the fledgling government on Coruscant. Yesterday’s Rebels have become today’s administrators and diplomats, and the factions that fought against Imperial tyranny seem united in savoring the fruits of peace. But the peace is short-lived. As…

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  6. It is a time of tranquillity for the New Republic. The remnants of the Empire now lie in complete disarray, and the reemergence of the Jedi Knights has brought power and prestige to the fledgling government on Coruscant. Yesterday's Rebels have become today's administrators and diplomats, and the factions that fought against Imperial tyranny seem united in savoring the fruits of peace. But the peace is short-lived. It's difficult for Star Wars Expanded Universe authors…

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