Star Wars

The Fallen Star

Paperback, 400 pages

Published Sept. 27, 2022 by Random House Worlds.

Copied ISBN!

View on OpenLibrary

4 stars (5 reviews)

3 editions

Review of 'Star Wars' on 'Goodreads'

4 stars

More like 4.5 stars.

Claudia Gray is without doubt the best of the new canon Star Wars writers. Master and Apprentice is a solid story about the relationship between Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan, with echoes of their relationships to their respective masters and apprentices. One gets a much better sense in this novel of how that relationship sends ripples through history (and the Force) than anything in the prequel series or even the Clone Wars show does.

The only reason I didn't give this a 5-star rating is that I found one of the plot devices about a technological development a bit unconvincing. Specifically, I find it hard to believe that the value of kohlen crystals in generating shields that block lightsabers would only have been recently discovered. Even more so, I find the lack of ingenuity of the Jedi when dealing with such shields highly improbable. Why not just use …

avatar for astroMD

rated it

4 stars
avatar for astrodad

rated it

4 stars
avatar for JonNotJon

rated it

5 stars
avatar for deggert

rated it

4 stars