Truce @ Bakura and Children of the Jedi any good?

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  1. gregory12 Jedi Knight

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    Nov 27, 2003
    If you've read either of these books tell me if they're any good.
  2. LaYa_ Jedi Grand Master

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    Jul 21, 2003
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    I read Truce at Bakura, and it seems to me good :)
  3. Blue_Ice-Green_Fire Jedi Master

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    Oct 18, 2002
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    Well of course, it's all based on opinion, but if you want mine . . . :p

    I would read Truce at Bakura. Being directly after ROTJ it's sets the stone for EU (even though Zahn and TTT started it all :D ) So, yes, I would read that.

    But . . . Children of the Jedi? I, personally, did not enjoy that book or any of the following ones in the Callista triology (Darksaber and Planet of Twilight) So, I wouldn't read it again, but of course . . . the choice is yours ;)
  4. gregory12 Jedi Knight

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  5. Macewindu77815 Jedi Master

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    COTJ is a horrible book only outdone by POT in worseness.
  6. Iron_Fist Jedi Grand Master

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    Jan 30, 2003
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    The Truce at Bakura I found fairly enjoying, while Children of the Jedi was very bad, IMO. I didn't like it at all. [face_plain] :)
  7. Fire_Light Jedi Grand Master

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    Bakura was a fun read and worth checking out.

    COTJ wasn't as good a read. I don't think it's as bad as people say, it's just that Barbara Hambly writes in a style that doesn't suit Star Wars at all.
  8. CallistaRieekan Jedi Knight

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    Dec 7, 2000
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    Truce at Bakura was the first SW book I bought besides the trilogy novelizations, so it has a major nostalgia factor for me. :) I liked it quite a bit.

    I'll take a stand here and proudly proclaim that Children of the Jedi is my all-time favorite Star Wars novel. I loved it. Love it love it love it. Still do. :)
  9. Rogue...Jedi Administrator Emeritus

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    Jan 12, 2000
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    I liked Truce at Bakura, but thought Children of the Jedi was a bit weak. But, if you really love SW books, read it anyways, even though it probably wont be your favorite.
  10. Deak_Alder Jedi Master

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    Oct 31, 2003
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    I would encourage everyone to read all Star Wars books. I like them all although I do like some more than other. COTJ being one of my least favorites but I would still recommend it.
  11. DVader316 Jedi Grand Master

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    Feb 18, 2000
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    Truce at Bakura was pretty decent, in only due to its closeness to RotJ timeline-wise. Id skip over the other one, though.
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