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Lit Sword of the Jedi by Christie Golden

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Todd the Jedi , Sep 2, 2012.

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  1. MistrX

    MistrX Jedi Master star 4

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    I think it was the other way around. That it was Vitiate who didn't have the blessing of the Sith ghosts, it was Kun and Droma who did.
     
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  2. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 9

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    Revanfan1 already noticed and acknowledged that:

     
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  3. Slowpokeking

    Slowpokeking Jedi Master star 5

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    Obviously he was considered as a Sith. Dark Lord of the Sith.
     
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  4. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Okay, you're right. I said earlier I had misremembered. Still, I gave options regarding how to keep him canon. Saying he was just a fallen Jedi who discovered Sith teachings would be the easiest way to do so. Worst case scenario, you retcon his story forward to c.1000 BBY, too.
     
  5. Slowpokeking

    Slowpokeking Jedi Master star 5

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    Kun is a far more interesting character than the Sith Emperor, they totally should keep him as the Dark Lord of the Sith. He was the real successor of Naga Sadow and was acknowledged by Ragnos, the Sith Emperor simply created his own empire.
     
  6. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Sure, but they can still easily keep them both. And I know I and a bunch of other TOR players would be very upset to have that retconned out of existence. Kun, he's more interesting, but many people have a vested interest in the (ongoing) story of TOR. The Emperor is only one facet of that story, remember.
     
  7. Slowpokeking

    Slowpokeking Jedi Master star 5

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    Sure.

    I played SWTOR for very long and love many personal stories, a lot of Sith(Jadus, Marr, Malgus, Gravus) were very cool, but I have to say the overall plot was not impressive. The design of the "true" Sith Empire was like a rip off from Palpatine's Empire and the Sith Emperor's story was not interesting. I hope they could not just keep, but also improve the SWTOR story by a little bit
     
  8. beccatoria

    beccatoria Jedi Master star 4

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    Honestly the fact that there's even the potential that the Story Group will decide this could still be canon is surprising to me. I mean, this is basically the part of continuity most likely to be in trouble unless the ST is incredibly EU compliant.

    But also, like, JJ Abrams script is finished, and they must have known the broad strokes of the trilogy for a long time.

    I suppose if they're really worried about the hardcore EU fans, then any decision one way or another on this might be considered a "spoiler" in that we'd infer things about the EU-compliance of the ST from it. But I mean...there aren't that many of us. Are they really that spoilerphobic? Or are they still genuinely in a position where they know the plot of the VII but it doesn't clearly dictate whether or not Jaina Solo exists?
     
  9. newdawn12

    newdawn12 Jedi Master star 4

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  10. Slowpokeking

    Slowpokeking Jedi Master star 5

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    Honestly I don't think they are going to touch the Old Republic Era since ST got little to do with it. Of course it would be super awesome to see a trilogy based on the Great Sith War.
     
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  11. MistrX

    MistrX Jedi Master star 4

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    Yeah, I doubt that we'll get anything that'd contradict something so long ago. They were even able to work around Palpatine's "1,000 years" line (Which, of course, contradicted one of the other movies). Anything's possible, but it almost seems like they'd be either killing all of the EU or trolling fans if they end up contradicting something as long ago as KOTOR and TOR.


    Clearly I missed that.
     
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  12. darthzac14

    darthzac14 Jedi Knight star 3

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    Yeah quite the opposite. We'll probably never hear anything from that era after again.
     
  13. Slowpokeking

    Slowpokeking Jedi Master star 5

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    Why? They will make money and does not contradict with the movie era at all.
     
  14. 13977

    13977 Jedi Master

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    Exactly.
    I really hope they continue the EU as a separate canon to the new movies but if they don't then I hope they at least release SOTJ to wrap up the LTOTS story and give us a proper ending.
     
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  15. vong333

    vong333 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    This is one series of books that I was really looking forwrd too
     
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  16. BigAl6ft6

    BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost star 6

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    I get the feeling this will be released, much, much after Ep. 7 (maybe after the ST!). And it might even include a retcon twist that somehow crams / destroys the post ROTJ EU into the ST making it a final OG postROTJ EU story.
     
  17. Tom Cahill

    Tom Cahill Jedi Padawan

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    Me too, vong, me too.
     
  18. DigitalMessiah

    DigitalMessiah Chosen One star 6

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    I've been looking forward to it since late 2003, though around 2006 or so I stopped.
     
  19. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

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    So after all the news we have heard today...what about this? 100% dead?
     
  20. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

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    Most likely. Really, though, I'd love to see it released under the Legends banner, as futile a dream as it may be.
     
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  21. Clone_Cmdr_Wedge

    Clone_Cmdr_Wedge Jedi Master star 3

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    From the looks of things, I'd say that it's at least 99%. I guess there's a small chance they could publish it as part of the whole "Legends" line, but I wouldn't count on it.
     
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  22. dp4m

    dp4m Chosen One star 10

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    There is still, officially, no answer other than Del Rey has no plans at this time to release any new Legends books and everything they will release on their current schedule will be a part of the new continuity.
     
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  23. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

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    So the new "Legend" books are from now on going to be linked to the movies and such? Kinda confused....
     
  24. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

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    Basically, all exisiting novels as of this moment will be moved into the 'Legends' line, while all new novels starting with New Dawn launch the new line of Expanded Universe novels. So basiccally, the 'Legends' universe will be the pre-established EU, and all new novels will be in the 'True Universe.'
     
  25. Darth_Garak

    Darth_Garak Jedi Master star 4

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    Legend covers all the EU we know and love. It's all a legend, for people in universe ...... or something like that.

    EDIT: Got ninja'ed.
     
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