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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Again, Reaves thrives at giving personality and character to his own creations, but again, like with the last bookhe falls short at portraying the already established character of Vader. Aurra Sing suadows well done, a cold-blooded killer, yet also half-crazed.

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It’s really hard to rate this book for me. The author’s continual use of “big” words often distract from flow of story throughout the series. This book starts off with the funeral of Padme a female Jedi and the Jedi who loved her with all his heart but was the wrong caste to have any kind of a proper relationship is at the funeral he promises vengeance.

May 20, David rated it liked it. This time around, Michael Reaves wrote his novel as a mystery, which is sort of the marketing for this series of the Star Wars Expanded Universe.

After the destruction of Caamas, a Zeltron named Dejah finds Jax to get her and a Caamasi light sculptor named Ves Volette off the planet. Shadows of the Empire: Coruscant Nights — Legends. I don’t feel streeh add or enhance the narrative at all.

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Fate of the Jedi – Omen. I had no idea what she was feeling… It was sad to see her part ways with the gang, her fighting skills were awesome. Jax Pavan is a Jedi, though steret a very good one, surviving in the underbelly of Coruscant after the Great Purge the destruction of the Jedi.


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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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

But one lone Knight continues to fight the good fight — against all odds and when all else fails. Coruscant Nights Canon C. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Fate of the Jedi – Vortex. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

This review is also posted on Amazon. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years! Was it his partner, the gorgeous Dejah Duare?

Maybe she’ll be more than two dimensional in the next book, but my hopes are not high, to be frank. Sometimes, people have normal problems with normal solutions.

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October 31, Imprint: Revan The Old Republic: Jul 05, Roberta rated it liked it Shelves: Jax is becoming a hero. He turns out to be a terrible PI, not because he can’t follow clues but because he can’t bring himself to ask his clients for money. All in all, this book was better than the first one. Sign In Don’t have an account? A Star Wars Story. Trivia About Street of Shadows Oh, you remember them.

Trying to nighs being a jedi knight, and still try to help those around him. While Dejah’s character was good and it introduced an element of conflict into the group, that didn’t really come off for me either.


Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. While Street of Shadows and its two counterparts in the Coruscant Nights trilogy may not add strest the overall drama and consequence of the prequel era, the books do manage to retain the essence of what I ultimately remember Star Wars books in the Bantam era had: This is your typical murder crime novel albeit with fantastic creatures.

What really stood out to me, however, was the further depth given to Laranth’s shaxows. Coruscant Nights 2Star Streeh Legends. Nov 06, Sean Watson rated it it was amazing. With the Jedi all but wiped out in the grim aftermath of Order 66the Empire’s power seems unchecked. The mystery was very so-so and not very interesting at all though who did it makes a nod at the mystery genre cliches and got me laughing!

The 3PO unit destroys itself so that its masters won’t suffer. But when we first see Jax, he’s ac When we last left our hero he was battling for his life, on the run from several plot lines veering wildly in his direction with not a hope in the world of actually fulfilling the jacket’s promise of being a Jedi P.

She was working in the mines when Vader pulled her out of there to work for him.

Dejah the jacket says Deejah.