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Discussion in 'Literature' started by Manisphere, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. SithLord_1270

    SithLord_1270 Jedi Knight star 3

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    The only thing I didn't like about this book was the over long section on the Nightsisters. That could have been just a page or 2. Could have used those pages to explore Sith history.
     
  2. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

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    In particular, I'd have liked to learn more about Ragnos and those amulets Kun and Ulic used.
     
  3. Manisphere

    Manisphere Jedi Master star 5

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    I'm dancing on your grave right now.
     
  4. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

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    I admit when I got this (a month early, just to rub in those sour memories all over again :p) last year I found the Nightsisters section unnecessary at first too...but as time went on, I actually ended up really liking it, as it has more nuggets buried in it than it may first appear, as there's various little nods toward the Kwa, the Ones, etc, in it.
     
  5. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Get off my lawn!
     
  6. TychoCorde

    TychoCorde Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Is this better than Jedi Path, I am really looking forward to getting this book when it's released in book only format next month. I think Jedi Path was pretty cool, even if it was directed at Junior readers. There was some great artwork and history, admittedly the little side quotes were awful but I ignored most of them.
     
  7. Darth Xalfrea

    Darth Xalfrea Jedi Master star 4

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    Psyched for Book of Sith's solo release next month. Need a counterpart to the Jedi Path.

    I wonder if there will be differences with the Holocron and Solo release, just like the Jedi Path.
     
  8. Cronal

    Cronal Jedi Master star 4

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    Indeed, I think I was the same when I saw a Nightsisters entry in a book about Sith... but its an interesting read especially since I dig legends and tales of ancient races so turned out to be a good entry to me in the end.
     
  9. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Saw one copy in the local Waterstones bookstore this morning. If I hadn't already ordered it from Amazon UK I'd have picked it up. I did take a quick peek through it - looks pretty good.
     
  10. Manisphere

    Manisphere Jedi Master star 5

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    Ok, so my copy shipped last night along with the Infinities Omnibus. My question is, why do my orders always ship before a long weekend?[face_frustrated]
     
  11. Darth Xalfrea

    Darth Xalfrea Jedi Master star 4

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    Just got my copy of Book of Sith.

    I haven't read through it full yet, but just by flipping through the pages, I can say this is gonna be an awesome read.

    The sense of "primitivism" and the difference between the parts of the book compared to the uniform look of the Jedi Path gives Book of Sith a slightly more sinister look and feel.

    Just how I like my Sith to be.
     
  12. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Mine came from Amazon UK last week. Haven't had a chance to read it yet.
     
  13. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 8

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    Given that there was a Sith Academy on Dathomir shortly before the Battle of Ruusan- which I think was quite a bit before Allya was exiled from the Jedi to Dathomir- it wouldn't surprise me if the Nightsisters are, to a degree, a Sith splinter faction.
     
  14. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

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    You have it, but have not read it yet?! :eek:

    [​IMG]
     
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  15. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    Personally, I preferred the Jedi Path because I greatly prefer the dignity and chivalry of the Jedi (and more pseudo-Latin High Galactic is always fun) but The Book of Sith is really great in terms of flavor and atmosphere. The style changes between different authors, and it really has more... personality. Jedi seem kind of uniform, so you mostly aren't terribly aware of the changes in authors between the various chapters: it had a guidebook feel to it. In contrast, the Book of Sith is very much a series of personal memoirs and/or manifestos. Each Sith has their own style and feel, and you can understand the changes that the Sith movement has taken over the years.

    Highly recommended.
     
  16. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    In the upcoming releases thread there's a deluxe hardcover double set of both books, due Oct 2013 - anyone come across any further info on tit?
     
  17. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Haven't had time...
     
  18. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    So having been publicly 'failed', I managed to catch up with this earlier this afternoon. It's pretty good! I enjoyed it - more than the Jedi book. Now I want Book of Sith II...
     
  19. Dan Wallace

    Dan Wallace Author: Essential Atlas, Essential Guides, RPG star 3 VIP

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    Thanks for the comments guys! Sorry I don't post here as often as I should.

    Would love to see that link...
     
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  20. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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  21. Dan Wallace

    Dan Wallace Author: Essential Atlas, Essential Guides, RPG star 3 VIP

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  22. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

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    An extra?! =P~
     
  23. AdmiralWesJanson

    AdmiralWesJanson Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    An article written by the Cosmic Balance group denouncing both Jedi and Sith?
     
  24. LAJ_FETT

    LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Lucasfilm Ltd Mod star 9 Staff Member Administrator

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    Book of Sith II? :p
     
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  25. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    A lock of hair from the nostril of Palpatine?
     
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