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Lit Legacy Vol 2. #16: Empire of One, part 1 (of 3)

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  1. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    Star Wars: Legacy #16
    Corinna Bechko (W), Gabriel Hardman (W), Brian Albert Thies (A), Jordan Boyd (C), and Agustin Alessio (Cover)
    On sale June 25
    FC, 32 pages
    $2.99
    Ongoing
    Imperial Knight Jao Assam is awaiting execution, and Ania Solo is on a mission to intercede. But when it is discovered that Jao has escaped—with the Sith Darth Wredd—Ania has doubts about her friend. But she still has to rescue him, in case he isn’t a bad guy . . .

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    Love the cover, plot sounds interesting - hope it get traded!
     
  2. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Hmm, looks like our heroes are on their way to Coruscant... [face_thinking]

    --Adm. Nick
     
  3. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    This looks interesting. Found a future Desktop picture I think.
     
  4. Havac

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    I hope they're on their way to Denon.
     
  5. spicer

    spicer Jedi Master star 4

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    Awesome cover!
     
  6. DarthCane

    DarthCane Jedi Master star 4

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    Gorefiend and Jedi Ben like this.
  7. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

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    Awesome cover. Awesome plot summary. Hoping the conclusion is equally awesome and doesn't leave us with a totally not-awesome cliffhanger.
     
  8. Jeff_Ferguson

    Jeff_Ferguson Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Stunning cover. Are we sure this isn't the last issue? That looks like a last-issue cover.
     
  9. Nobody145

    Nobody145 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I thought the series was supposed to end at 18? Unless they leave it at an open ending, but hopefully not, they possibly can wrap things up in three issues. Far short of the ideal amount (100+) or even the Dark Horse limit of 50, but still, what can you about the whole Disney thing.

    That is one really, really nice cover, reminds me of KotOR's final cover with the main cast. Although I can see it as the beginning of the final short arc. So at least Ania isn't in chains but instead Assam ends up facing a death sentence. Hm, they did say him deserting was punishable by death, but it seemed like Ania was in bigger trouble earlier. Well, either way, looking forward to these last few issues.
     
  10. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    Volume 4 TPB is now listed in Edelweiss, that'll collect this plus the next 2.
     
  11. Grey1

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    I know that Cade was never meant to appear in this series so it could stand on its own feet, but since there's no more standing to be done and this might cap off both DH's run and the EU-as-we-know-it's timeline, do you think Cade might appear in the final issue?
     
  12. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 6 VIP

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    Last issue is #18.
     
  13. Grey1

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    Maybe I should have clarified that I was using this thread to talk about #18, pretending to talk about the final arc as a whole, and hoped to get away with it...
     
  14. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Okay, I know Jao's pose has been used in Star Wars before–probably as one of those promotional images from the movies. Does anyone know what the reference for it was? It's killing me.
     
  15. Grey1

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    Isn't it the Jacen Solo crotch shot?

    ...

    Wait, Jao and Ania are related? :eek:
     
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  16. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Well, he does seem to be wearing the same belt and pants as Jacen...

    No, wait...I think I found it! I think it's a flipped version of Luke.

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    Edit: Or it could be Anakin here...

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  17. Grey1

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    The grip is similar to Qui-Gon, although he turns more to the side, not keeping the saber in front of him. But I finally found what I was looking for - the AOTC version of Obi-Wan in the miniatures game. This one might have related to a promo photo, but my memory on that is a bit hazy... Anyway, that stance is a bit wide again.
     
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  18. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Yeah, I'm not entirely sure, these poses are all close but none of them are identical to Jao's and I'm sure there was one that was.
     
  19. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Wasn't there supposed to be some Legacy Vol. 1 person in this arc or the 3 parter? Aside from Sia, Stazi, Draco and K'khruk?
     
  20. Jeff_Ferguson

    Jeff_Ferguson Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Bechko and Hardman were originally open to the idea of having Cade appear ("he is in this world and I don't doubt that we will meet him again"), so yeah, I've been wondering too if he'll make a cameo in the final arc. I always figured his appearance would be something like Ania face to face with Wredd, then three hooded lightsaber-wielders appear and fight Wredd off. Ania's like "More Imperial Knights?" and one of them goes "Better. We're Jedi." and they take off their hoods and it's Cade, Shado, and Rasi Tuum. Maybe that can still happen. I won't be bummed if it doesn't.
     
  21. MistrX

    MistrX Jedi Master star 4

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    All I have to say is... "YES!" I'm glad we're getting one more arc before it's all said and done. I'm sure it'll be rushed, but I figure we're used to that by now. I'm just happy that we'll be seeing Wredd one more time before we say good bye.
     
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  22. Jedi Ben

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  23. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Hahahaha, I love he line about Marasiah. Sauk says something along the lines of "She is Empress of the whole galaxy, or at least a third of it, or she has shares in all three parts."

    Basically, the authors are poking fun at the fact we don't know what the hell he Triumvirate is! :p

    --Adm. Nick
     
  24. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Dang this is getting good. 3 more issues? Good grief.
     
  25. Nobody145

    Nobody145 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Awesome, the third arc was dragging a bit, but if the last three issues are all like these four pages, its going to be a memorable last arc.

    Sauk's line about the triumvirate was great, as well as Ania's line about maybe being "distant cousins" or something with Marasiah, she's not clear on the details. At least we hear from Sauk his surprise that Ania is related to "those Solos", guess he figured Ania's last name was just similar (or a lie, they are all fringe people). I'm more curious about AG-37 since he actually met Han Solo before, so whether AG's debt would apply to Marasiah too. Though Marasiah is empress and so Ania needs help a lot more (though at least Ania has friends, it would be nice to see Marasiah with a few more friends other than just Draco). Only three more issues to go. :(
     
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