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Star Wars

Darth Plagueis

Audiobook CD - 2011
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A tale of two Siths. At long last, the story of the mysterious Sith Lord, Darth Plagueis, and his apprentice, Darth Sidious, is revealed.
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio Publishing, p2011
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780307969231
0307969231
Characteristics: 13 sound discs (15 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Davis, Daniel 1945-
Alternative Title: Darth Plagueis

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BigBooks000
Dec 26, 2016

One of the most awesome Star Wars books I've read! This tells the story of Darth Plagueis, the Sith Lord who trained Darth Sidieus (Palpitine). This book explained so much, that I couldn't begin to talk about it without have Spoiler Alerts. I had begun reading Timothy Zahn's trilogies, "The Heir to the Empire" and I'm glad I did. There were connections in that book to this book. I had placed a hold on this book back in July of 2016 and it didn't come in until December 2016. I'm very glad I did, as I'm sure this book might be made into another Star Wars Movie! I highly recommend this book to all Star Wars fans!

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bprochaska
Apr 07, 2016

One of the best Star Wars stories I've read! It belongs with the official ones.

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mexicanadiense
Oct 23, 2015

Ahh, Darth Plagueis the Wise 0.00000001%er...Your book was so much more interesting over the first two thirds when the author did not have to flex and contort all plausibility in service of the bat guano crazy plotting of Dear Uncle George's prequels trilogy.

Plagueis himself made for a very intriguing, deep-scheming villain- merciless and inhumane, yes, but also intelligent and subtle. I would've been perfectly satisfied if the book had ended with the completion of his "seduction" of young Palpatine to the dark side and the ways of the Sith, but plodding on through literally decades of double lives, senatorial intrigue, and endless cameos by familiar figures spoiled the final act for me.

Still, Luceno is a heck of a writer, and listening to Daniel Davis' narration was a real treat- the man's got some golden pipes, to be sure, though he might need some help with his Huttese.

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cdimov
Dec 22, 2012

Simply one of the most fascinating and mature Star Wars stories, thus far. James Luceno does an expert job of connecting many of the dots thrown out there in the Star Wars movies, with background that gives it all sense.

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cdimov
Dec 22, 2012

Simply one of the most fascinating and mature Star Wars stories, thus far. James Luceno does an expert job of connecting many of the dots thrown out there in the Star Wars movies, with background that gives it all sense.

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vanravenstein
Mar 13, 2012

This is a novel without a protagonist, but to have one in this context would be a waste, because we know from having watched Lucas's prequels, what's going to happen afterwards. What's interesting here are the origins of Darth Sidius, Darth Maul, Darth Tyrannus, the Boonta Eves pod races, the clone army on Kamino, and the Trade Federation's interest in Naboo. Daniel Davis performs a great range of voices and has some help from electronic aids, which enables him to do such voices as Jabba the Hutt.

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Dec 26, 2016

BigBooks000 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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