I don't dislike the EU, a lot of it is well done. But stuff like the Galaxy Gun & the Sun Crusher just copied the whole "Empire builds a superweapon and the Rebels destroy it" thing from the movies and bringing back the Emperor was unoriginal. Doesn't matter who thought of it, it was dumb. Even the Legacy stuff had an Empire ruled by a Sith Lord to be destroyed by a guy called Skywalker (where have I seen that before I wonder?). I don't deny some of it is readable and well-written, but original it aint. More original EU like NJO or video game stuff like KOTOR needs to be made. Or more of the X-Wing and Death Troopers type of stuff.