The second of three related novels starring Jedi Jax Pavan, droid I-5YQ, and journalist Den Dhur during the time directly after the events of Star. 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. Street of Shadows is the second book in the excellent Coruscant Nights trilogy by Michael Reaves. We are still in the lower levels of Coruscant. Jax Pavan, one.

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For a just a page book a whole heck of a lot happens – but Reaves gets the story telling done very nicely. I usually finish Star Wars novels in a week or so, often staying up late to finish them; it took me a few weeks to get through this one. They include an ex-Imperial functionary of doubtful loyalties, a cynical journalist, a fellow Force wielder but not a Jediand perhaps the most interesting of these characters, a sentient protocol droid.

The author’s continual use of “big” words often distract from flow of story throughout the series. A gr This has been a great trilogy, although I think the book “Last Jedi” actually makes it 4 now: Click “[show]” in the ” Appearances ” section if any redlinks aren’t immediately visible.

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In one plot line you have Jax Pavan and his comrades trying to solve a murder mystery i I’m really enjoying this series – this book is just as good as the first in the series – so keep reading!


The big reveal of the true murderer was a bit out there for nightx and fell flat in my opinion. Michael Stackpole said that from approved outline to final manuscript he is usually given three months. But Vader catches Typho off coruscang and asks why he was hunting him.

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Darth Vader returns as the main villain, aided by the Jedi coruscan Aurra Sing. Dawn of the Jedi: There is absolutely no equal to R. Jun 28, Pages Buy. Jax, Den, Laranth, I-Five and Rhinann had great interactions with each other, making them seemed like a family. What really stood out to me, however, was the further depth given to Laranth’s character.

Oddly enough, though, there’s no mention of Nick Ultimately, I was disappointed with this book’s predecessor Jedi Twilight and hoped Street of Shadows would hold more of the “hard boiled detective” feel this series is advertised as. Star Wars Legends novels — For the most part, Reaves hights the momentum of the series’ first installment. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

This article has an excess of redlinks in it. Legacy of the Force I – Betrayal. Unfortunately, there’s a far more efficient machine hunting Jax.

Revenge of the Sith. Like the first book it has a slow start and again too many different plots i barely hang together.


Revenge of the Sith Nov 06, Sean Watson rated it it was amazing. Clone Wars Gambit – Stealth. The story doesn’t quite reach noir status, but it does feel more like a mystery than an adventure novel. Specter of the Past Vision of the Future I believe this novel to be better than the first one. 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 coduscant a complaint of some readers.

Coruscant Nights 2Star Wars Legends. Of course it ends with an open ending that will be continued in the next book. It never was attention grabbing and the twist was a nice one but didn’t provide a bang.

I’m not one to judge, but I’m betting Typho loses.

Now that Jax and Deejah are as good as suspects, it’s up to him to find the real murderer and end the case before the “cools” that’s the local law enforcement get too involved and discover Jax’s many secrets, putting him and Whiplash in a lot of danger.

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