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Lit What are your Star Wars literature resolutions for 2013?

Discussion in 'Literature' started by JediMasterKeno, Dec 30, 2012.

  1. JediMasterKeno

    JediMasterKeno Jedi Master star 1

    Apr 22, 2000
    Mine are

    -Finally buy the last 3 books of New Jedi Order and finish up the series
    -finally buy 2-3 of the "New" essential guides. Mostly of the Droids, Characters and weapons technology
    -Now having the chance to buy some Omnibuses such as all of the Omnibuses of the old Marvel Comics Star Wars along with Dark Empire and Tales of the Jedi.
    -to buy the prequel in betweener novels like Outbound Flight, Cestus, Jedi Trial, and Approaching Storm.
    -Decide on whether to buy the Old Republic novels or skip them
  2. RC-1991

    RC-1991 Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 2, 2009
    Avoid Approaching Storm. Borrow Jedi Trial so that you can experience the majesty of its soaring prose ("They died when the droids blasted them", for example) without wasting your money on it.
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  3. GrandAdmiralJello

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

    Nov 28, 2000
  4. CT-867-5309

    CT-867-5309 Force Ghost star 6

    Jan 5, 2011
    I finally feel like reading Darth Plagueis.

    Maybe that will get me back into the EU.

    Probably not, though.
  5. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 9 Staff Member Manager

    Mar 4, 2011
    After I finish Fatal Alliance, I want to re-read Vector Prime and then (finally) read the rest of the NJO.

    I bought the Slaves of the Republic and Infinities comics for the library and the kids love them; I should probably read them myself.
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  6. Lugija

    Lugija Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Oct 3, 2009
    1280x1024. That's what I get for not living in the Core.

    Actual resolutions:
    - Continue my Chronology Project (up to Outbound Flight now). Buy the paperbacks I have to (good thing my library has Approaching Storm and Jedi Quest books)
    - Continue buying Omnibuses, especially Wild Space
    - This year I finally read The Thrawn Trilogy (as a child I didn't like the idea of stories after Episode VI so I missed it). So next year Dark Empire? Or even KJA's trilogy? Or go to the infinity and beyond with The Crystal Star?
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  7. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

    Sep 2, 2012
    -read DNT/LOTF/MF/FOTJ all in order.
    -Get as many Comic omnibuses and regular Comic TPB's as possible.
    -Watch every season of The Clone Wars or get as far as I can.
    -Do a 1-6 movie marathon
  8. Jedi Ben

    Jedi Ben Chosen One star 7

    Jul 19, 1999
    Undertake a number of re-reads:

    NJO, Legacy, KOTOR, XWRS

    Will I get to them? Errr... Who knows?
  9. Barriss_Coffee

    Barriss_Coffee Chosen One star 6

    Jun 29, 2003
    -That book with Vader Malak Malgus on the cover
    -Qui-Gon & Obi-Wan: The Aurorient Express
    -Galaxy of Fear, preferably under the covers with a flashlight so I can live it up oldschool Goosebumps style
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  10. JackG

    JackG Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Aug 15, 2011
    Oh......I see what you did there.
  11. Havac

    Havac Former Moderator star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Sep 29, 2005
    My resolutions don't matter. I want to know what LFL's resolutions are.
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  12. jmf4

    jmf4 Jedi Knight star 1

    Jul 20, 2008
    Same. I haven't read or bought anything since the LFL sale to Disney.
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  13. Manisphere

    Manisphere Jedi Master star 5

    Aug 25, 2007
    Buy more single issues than trades. I'm suddenly off trades after collecting 120 of them for some inexplicable reason. Single issues are more gratifying.

    Stop buying SW ebooks or ebooks in general. I'm back to paper.

    Yeah, I have a fatalistic view of the EU in 2013 that cancel out my resolutions.
  14. cthugha

    cthugha Jedi Master star 3

    Sep 24, 2010
    # Read the rest of the TCW tie-in novels, including TCW:Gambit
    # give the MedStar books a chance
    # write a tragedy about the 6 members of the Emperor's Inner Circle caught on the 2nd Death Star during the Battle of Endor

    ...guess I'll manage the first two at least.
  15. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Immortal Mod-King of the EUC, RPF and SWC star 8 Staff Member Manager

    Nov 15, 2004
    1. Write Darth Plagueis II, Darth Sidious or FotJ: Confederation
    2. Give KE a chance
    3. Try to be positive about the EU until something concrete comes out about Episode VII
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  16. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

    Jan 20, 2010
    *Buy more of the New Jedi Order series, only have the first 3
    *Buy The Old Republic: Revan paperback
    *Buy more Omnibuses
    *Read up through Revenge of the Sith novel at least (at Rogue Planet)
    *Buy The Thrawn Trilogy
    *Finish buying the X-wing series (still need Allston's last three)
    *Buy more of the Fate of the Jedi novels
  17. Danzo

    Danzo Jedi Knight star 1

    Oct 20, 2012
    *Finally finish reading Plagueis. I started this ages ago but just haven't been able to get into it. I think I'm close to where Palps meets Plagueis so hopefully I'll get more interested here.
    *Read the Jaden Korr duology.
    *Read Mercy Kill
  18. TrakNar

    TrakNar Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Apr 4, 2011
    -Read the Lost Tribe of Sith: The Collected Stories
    -Read a few of the other books that have been sitting on my shelf.
    -Pick up Plagueis and give it a read.
    -Pray to the Force, the mists, the Maker, Kyle Katarn that 2013 doesn't bring bad EU news.
    -Contemplate on which medications I should add to my current batch in the event that such a thing happens.
    -Consider seeking therapy, too.
  19. AdmiralNick22

    AdmiralNick22 Fleet Admiral of Literature star 6 Staff Member Manager

    May 28, 2003
    To re-read Legacy before Legacy mk II debuts!

    --Adm. Nick
  20. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 2, 2012
    To read the books faster.
  21. Zorkel567

    Zorkel567 Jedi Master star 4

    Jan 20, 2010
    I need to do this too. Been stuck on Rogue Planet for almost two months now... I like the plot idea, but this beginning with street racing just isn't that interesting.
  22. TrakNar

    TrakNar Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Apr 4, 2011
    Rogue Planet is still mocking me. I gave up sixty pages from the end. I just couldn't force myself to finish it.
  23. RC-1991

    RC-1991 Jedi Master star 4

    Dec 2, 2009
    I pledge to read The Crystal Star. Also to dig up my essay from last year about how Vergere's whole philosophy was just proactive Daoism.
  24. GrandMasterKatarn

    GrandMasterKatarn Jedi Knight star 4

    Feb 8, 2008
    Cloak of Deception continues to mock me. I gave up sixty pages from the end. I just couldn't force myself to finish it ten years ago and haven't picked it up since.
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  25. Zeta1127

    Zeta1127 Jedi Master star 5

    Sep 2, 2012
    Finish my Bantam favorites rereading.
    Buy and read the Clone Wars multimedia project, the six novels and three omnibuses, what I consider the real Clone Wars.
    Buy and read Cloak of Deception and Darth Maul: Saboteur so I can properly read Darth Plagueis.
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