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Lit STAR WARS: LORDS OF THE SITH by Paul S. Kemp

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Zorkel567, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

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    When the Emperor and his notorious apprentice, Darth Vader, find themselves stranded in the middle of insurgent action on an inhospitable planet, they... must rely solely on each other, the Force, and their awesome martial skills to prevail. Created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm Story Group. Coming March 2015. Jacket art by Aaron McBride.

    From https://www.facebook.com/starwarsbooks

    *It also features a character who I’m not allowed to name just yet, but who appeared in The Clone Wars animated series.
    *In terms of where it fits in the timeline, Lords of the Sith is set after the Revenge of the Sith film and before the forthcoming Rebels television show

    http://paulskemp.com/blog/my-next-star-wars-novel-announced-lords-of-the-sith/
     
  2. GrandAdmiralJello

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

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    WHAT



    OH EMPEROR'S BLACK BONES, I WANT TO READ THIS ONE MOST OF ALL


    dammit LFL I'm supposed to be angry with you right now, what the hell.
     
  3. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

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    I will say, I at first misread martial as marital, and was like, "Woah, wonder where Disney's taking this story." :p
     
  4. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    Um....

    Ok....

    Not quite so interested in this now.
     
  5. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Vader and Sidious buddy novel?

    Three out of three, Del Rey. Well played.
     
  6. The Loyal Imperial

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    That is a way better choice of subject matter than I would have expected from any book with "Sith" in the name.
     
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  7. GrandAdmiralJello

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

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  8. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    Sith. Do. Not. Buddy.
     
  9. DarthJenari

    DarthJenari Jedi Master star 4

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    I'm interested in this.
     
  10. darthcaedus1138

    darthcaedus1138 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I think GrandAdmiralJello just splooshed.

    I also will buy 10 copies of this if Vader and Palpatine kiss.
     
  11. GrandAdmiralJello

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

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    Actually, @Lugija's reaction is exactly the same as mine. Everywhere I've been talking about it, I called it a Vader/Palpatine buddy cop novel. And as my above (formerly-canon) image attests, they are best friends .... maybe even more :p

    I don't know what that means.
     
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  12. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    Sithback Mountain?
     
  13. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I also have to give credit to the cover. Simply because it has more than one guy and they do more than just stand still like in a movie poster, or taken from a movie poster.
     
  14. darthcaedus1138

    darthcaedus1138 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    And you don't want to.

    If this proves to be the toppest of tier slash fiction, I'll be insanely happy.

    Imagine Wild Space but instead of Bail and Obi-Wan, it's Palpatine and Sidious.
     
  15. darthzac14

    darthzac14 Jedi Knight star 3

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    I feel like Paul Kemp will try to use (shoehorn) material from his novels.
     
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  16. Darth_Garak

    Darth_Garak Jedi Master star 4

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    I'm not sure how to fell about this. Palps and Vader stranded sounds odd (Vader I get, he's usually on the front lines but Palpatine?). On the other hand if done right this can be awesome.

    However I have a feeling they will go hardcover first so I have to wait a year to read it (hardcover takes up to much space sadly).
     
  17. jedislider18

    jedislider18 Jedi Knight

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    Sounds like something that Dark Horse would do. Can't wait to see how this turns out. I've been dying for more books.
     
  18. The Loyal Imperial

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    His Imperial Majesty has many important matters to attend to. It's entirely possible that his shuttle was treacherously sabotaged or some other underhanded means used to divert him from his intended course, as has been attempted before.
     
  19. DarthJenari

    DarthJenari Jedi Master star 4

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    Being the genius he is, we can't discount the idea that Lord Sidious may have organized this entire thing as a test for his Apprentice.
     
  20. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

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    "My next Star Wars novel was announced today (press release here). This is the cover. Just. Look. At. It.
    Now, I actually wanted to title the novel, “Force Lightning, Mofos!” but that idea was not well received. :)
    A blurb from Del Rey:
    When the Emperor and his notorious apprentice, Darth Vader, find themselves stranded in the middle of insurgent action on an inhospitable planet, they must rely solely on each other, the Force, and their awesome martial skills to prevail. Created in collaboration with the Lucasfilm Story Group. Coming March 2015. Jacket art by Aaron McBride.
    I can say a few things more about the book: First, as is apparent from that spectacular cover, the book features Vader and Palpatine. It also features a character who I’m not allowed to name just yet, but who appeared in The Clone Wars animated series. In terms of where it fits in the timeline, Lords of the Sith is set after the Revenge of the Sith film and before the forthcoming Rebels television show.
    Alas, that’s all I’m allowed to say at this point about the substance of the book.
    I’m excited about it, though, and hope you are, too.
    Oh, and finally: BOOOOOOOOOOOMMMMMMM!"

    http://paulskemp.com/blog/my-next-star-wars-novel-announced-lords-of-the-sith/
     
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  21. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Palpatine on the frontlines? With Vader? This could end up very...very...interesting. If the Empire of the Hand's cloning thing from the Jaden Korr novels is somehow implemented, I'll be doubly happy!
     
  22. GrandAdmiralJello

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

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    oh **** it's going to have *****ing Cad Bane in it isn't it?
     
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  23. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

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    Oh, why couldn't it be called Force Lightning Mofos!:_|
     
  24. purplerain

    purplerain Jedi Knight star 4

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    Maul perhaps?
     
  25. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Or Maul, or Rex, or...

    Ahsoka.

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