Lit Star Wars: Kenobi by John Jackson Miller

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  1. Obie-2-Kenobi Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm ready for this one. I think this is probably gonna be one of my last EU books to look forward to before....you know. I don't know, there may be something else coming down the pipe that might be cool, I'm not sure. But this one here! I've always wanted to know what the hell Ben was doing during this time, even if it was just sitting around in cantinas getting hammered!! On a side note, I read the synopsis and can't help but think that they might tie in the whole Sharaad Hett thing that Krayt told about in the Legacy comics. I could be wrong, I'm not up on the whole timeline correctness stuff, but it sounded pretty similar, and it would be friggin cool.
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  2. instantdeath Force Ghost

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    May be showing my age here... what's that stand for?

    EDIT: Doh... The Lost Command. Derp.
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  3. Arawn_Fenn Chosen One

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    It's not "tender loving care", that's for sure.
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  4. anakinfansince1983 Chosen One

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    I just checked to see when the Kindle edition would be available for download and it's August 27. Hopefully I'm finished with the NJO by then.
  5. Arawn_Fenn Chosen One

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    That does seem to be what the blurb is talking about, although I find it odd that this event has already been chronicled in a comic and a previous book.

    On an unrelated note I will be very disappointed if there is no Qui-Gon scene in this book.

    LIAM NEESON WHY YOU ALWAYS DIE TOO SOON
  6. anakinfansince1983 Chosen One

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    We need to see Qui-Gon communing with Obi-Wan about the Journal of the Whills. How else would Obi-Wan have learned how to Force-ghost?
  7. Arawn_Fenn Chosen One

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    I just hope it's shown in the book.

    Then again, I also expected to see ghost Obi-Wan in Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor.
  8. JediMatteus Force Ghost

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    i thought we got quite a bit of what Obi wan did during this time period or at least somewhat before it with Last Of The Jedi and The Life and Legend of Obi Wan. Still i am hoping for some unique tidbits in this novel
  9. JohnJacksonMiller Mastermind: KOTOR, LTotS, Knight Errant

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    That's in the right ballpark. It's longer than Knight Errant.
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  10. Jedi Ben Chosen One

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    OK, there's a way for me to grab this relatively cheap - 400 pages is a good size for a hardback, so you've just sold me the book John.

    Note: UK hardback prices have been stupidly high since the start of the year, why I don't know but it's pigging irritating.
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  11. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    400 pages sounds good to me.
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  12. CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus

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    400 pages per year sounds better. :D
  13. Barriss_Coffee Chosen One

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    Per year? You want this to be A Song of Scum and Villainy?
  14. Nobody145 Force Ghost

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    400 pages sounds very good. I was planning to pick up this novel anyway, but this sounds really thick now. While other works have touched on some of the stuff Obi-wan did in those decades, still sounds like this novel will be about adjusting to Tatooine rather than having adventures protecting Luke, dealing with future Sith Lords, meeting up with supposed "the last Jedi", etc.
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  15. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    400 pages of text or is all of the title page, Star Wars timeline, bibliographical and previews included in that? I don't really check about books and their lengths. I know 256 pages is a place holder but not much more than that.
  16. Hopeless Jedi Grand Master

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    If he wasn't doing this already then Palpatine was seriously incompetent, after all even if he wasn't worried that Obi-Wan wasn't coming after him he certainly wouldn't have done nothing about it even if his apprentice wanted to find him himself!
  17. Trip Force Ghost

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    he can't help it, the bearded mentor always dies in the first act

    “He's not a ghost—
  18. JohnJacksonMiller Mastermind: KOTOR, LTotS, Knight Errant

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  19. Darth_Arapsis Jedi Knight

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    According to Dark Times, he is not worried about Jedi after Order 66. I don't know why.
  20. Jedifirefly5 Jedi Master

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    JJM: :D ^:)^
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  21. instantdeath Force Ghost

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  22. FatSmel Jedi Grand Master

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  23. JohnJacksonMiller Mastermind: KOTOR, LTotS, Knight Errant

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    Well, I couldn't speak of him in a cavalier way. He's never been to Virginia. (Okay, yes, puns exhausted. Long before I said anything, in fact!)
  24. Lugija Force Ghost

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    And you couldn't say anything major from the novel, as he's not a major.
  25. instantdeath Force Ghost

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    You have proven your qualifications. You should write a Qui-Gon Jinn novel :)
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