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  1. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

    Jan 20, 2010
    From NJOE:

    Apparently, a sales database has placed a new entry for STAR WARS: DARTH PLAGUEIS
    9780345511287 (034551128X). LUCENO, JAMES. Hardback LucasBooks. 28-Feb-2012. 27.00
    USD Not Yet Published. (This is coming from NJOE)

    NJOE says they've gotten word this novel may be made. Could this be Imperial Commando 2's replacement?

    RF: Redirecting to the [link=]Official Discussion Thread[/link].
  2. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

    Sep 8, 2004




  3. Barriss_Coffee

    Barriss_Coffee Chosen One star 6

    Jun 29, 2003
  4. melkor834

    melkor834 Jedi Master star 3

    Oct 24, 2009
    This is what I have been waiting for! Please make it happen, please![face_praying]
  5. Zebra3

    Zebra3 Jedi Master star 5

    Aug 28, 2004
    I shall not believe this book will exist until I hold a copy of it in my hands [face_not_talking]
  6. Manisphere

    Manisphere Jedi Master star 5

    Aug 25, 2007
    Wow. Sure hope it comes to be. Frankly I'd like Luceno writing anything but this is something.
  7. Ulicus

    Ulicus Lapsed Moderator star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Jul 24, 2005
    Luceno could actually save his Plagueis novel from death? :D
  8. Treborani

    Treborani Jedi Youngling star 3

    Oct 18, 2009
    Hmm seems almost unnatural. :p

    Never thought I'd see this come back. Especially before we got a Zannah or Cognus book.
  9. Zorrixor

    Zorrixor Force Ghost star 6

    Sep 8, 2004
    [face_laugh] =D=
  10. cdgodin

    cdgodin Jedi Master star 4

    Oct 9, 2009
    Can't wait. But I wish there was another novel by Matt Stover.
  11. darthcaedus1138

    darthcaedus1138 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 13, 2007
    As of now, I'm not gonna get excited.

    But if it is true, well...

    [hl=black]EDIT-Can't use that Scanners gif here, sorry.[/hl]
  12. The Extreme Moderate

    The Extreme Moderate Jedi Master star 1

    Jun 30, 2005
    From Sue on the TOS:

    "Yes, apparently a database has leaked this upcoming hardcover that will follow Palpatine's rise to power and his Master, Plagueis. "Not Yet Published" should have read: "Not Yet Announced." :(

    However, this is not the IC#2 replacement book, but something that we've been working toward for some time now. No, I don't have the manuscript yet.

    Enjoy the anticipation!"

    I guess it's true!
  13. HedecGa

    HedecGa Jedi Master star 4

    Apr 19, 2006
  14. Mange

    Mange Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Jan 11, 2003
    I sure hope so! [face_dancing]
  15. dewback_rancher

    dewback_rancher Jedi Master star 4

    Aug 23, 2009
    So they're finally lifting the ban on info on Palpatine's early life and/or Sith career? As a major-league Darth Sidious fan (he's my 2nd favorite Sith Lord, and even then only because Darth Vader happens to be my favorite villain overall- I acknowledge Palpy's the better Dark Lord of the Sith), I have exactly one thing to say:


    That is all. :D
  16. fistofan1

    fistofan1 Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 8, 2009
    2012, huh? This will make a great last book!

    Seriously, though, YESSSSS! This made my year! [face_dancing]
  17. Todd the Jedi

    Todd the Jedi Mod and Soliloquist of SWTV star 6 Staff Member Manager

    Oct 16, 2008
    Best news I've heard all day! [face_dancing] Especially since apparently this is not the replacement for Imp Com 2, which means another book that people have been asking for for years is in the works. Now if only Blood Oath could come back too.
  18. SheaHublin

    SheaHublin Jedi Master star 2

    Feb 15, 2008
    Who said the novel had to have anything to do with Palpatine? It could simply be about Plagueis' own apprenticeship and how he became the Master. Personally, I've always been a Luceno fan because he writes the character of Sidious so well (CoD, LoE, DL:RoDV, ect), but Palp's backstory probably should remain somewhat obscure for now, because it's obscurity is WHY it's so interesting. Besides, plenty is already known about Palpatine's/Sidious's past...
  19. MistrX

    MistrX Jedi Master star 4

    Jun 20, 2006
    While part of me wishes the mystery surrounding the character would stay intact, the fact that it's Luceno possibly bringing this novel back is kind of exciting. If it's true, bring it on!
  20. The_Forgotten_Jedi

    The_Forgotten_Jedi Jedi Master star 4

    May 12, 2010
    (checks date, makes sure I did not time travel to April 1st somehow, checks date again, dies from happiness)

    (comes back as force ghost in order to post (hey, that rhymes!))

    Well, yeah, this just made my (un)-life.[face_dancing]
  21. Malachi108

    Malachi108 Jedi Master star 3

    Aug 8, 2009
    You know how this news could be even better? As mentioned in the ImpCom2 thread, just - for a second - imagine...

    Darth Plagueis: The Search for Sev

    I know it started as a joke, but if the Plagueis novel can be brought back from the dead (quite unnatural, indeed), the idea of it tying RC's loose ends doesn't seem quite absurd anymore, right? [face_peace]
  22. The2ndQuest

    The2ndQuest Tri-Mod With a Mouth star 10 Staff Member Manager

    Jan 27, 2000
    I'm still hoping Luceno will be able to tackle this expertly enough to tell Plagueis's story without really involving or revealing much about Sidious's origins (in other words, keep Sidious "off screen", and only brought forward for the revelant aspects of DP's death), as I still feel there is no satisfactory answer to be had out of Palpatine's origins.
  23. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Oct 23, 2003
    The only thing better than this leak, will be the moment when I open the cover to the novel.

    Um, Sue did.:p
  24. Bly

    Bly Jedi Master star 4

    Mar 28, 2005
    Excuse me a second...


    Sorry about that. Anyway, yeah, this is great news.:p
  25. darthcaedus1138

    darthcaedus1138 Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Oct 13, 2007

    What about this?

    I'm just testing the grounds here

    lol, this is amazing, I'm psyched for this book.
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