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  1. Valiento Jedi Grand Master

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    Isard is the villainess who rose to power in the X-wing comics, and the X-wing novels. She was defeated and lost her power on coruscant a few years before Courtship of princess leia.

    No booboos, just you are trying to tear up official established continuity and chronology.
  2. slimybug Force Ghost

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    All U care about is Your stupid ssential chronology.
  3. Darth-Hannibal Jedi Youngling

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    SB, he just answered your question. The essential chronology happens to be CORRECT. What's your problem?
  4. Dark_Sith_Alf Jedi Master

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    Perhaps there has been a misunderstanding.
  5. Darth-Hannibal Jedi Youngling

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    That tends to happen a lot around here...
  6. Dark_Sith_Alf Jedi Master

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  7. Dark_Sith_Alf Jedi Master

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    Error: Only 1 message post per minute is allowed.
  8. Darth-Hannibal Jedi Youngling

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    Hehe, that's a brilliant sig, Alf. I studied that poem for my GCSE exams, although it wasn't about ewoks then... ;) I like it better this way!
  9. Dark_Sith_Alf Jedi Master

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    Ah yes, the great Tennyson.
  10. slimybug Force Ghost

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    Why Why is it right? Did U just decide hat it was?
  11. Valiento Jedi Grand Master

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    [image=http://www.starwars.com/eu/feature/20000302/img/cover.gif]

    The Official site


    "An Expanding Universe
    Since 1978's publication of the novel Splinter of the Mind's Eye, the Star Wars universe has been expanding beyond the adventure seen in the films. In over 20 years of growth, the tale now encompasses 5,000 years of continuity, from the time of the ancient Jedi Knights, to events 25 years after the first Death Star's destruction.
    Those newly initiated into the Star Wars fold - or those who may have missed out on certain novels and expanded universe material - may be daunted by the sheer scope of the saga. It covers over 40 novels, over 30 children and young reader books, hundreds of comic books, and dozens of roleplaying and game books. Five millennia of Star Wars lore has spread over two decades of publishing.

    Star Wars: The Essential Chronology is the perfect solution for both the casual fan who dabbles in expanded universe literature, and the die-hard reader who wants to enjoy how the saga fits together.

    Published by Del Rey Books, The Essential Chronology is the ideal prelude for The New Jedi Order series of novels hitting the bookstores now. A casual fan needn't be versed in all the books that have preceded the series. The Chronology fills in the gaps needed to understand the continually expanding universe.

    "The Essential Chronology was conceived to represent the epic sweep of events throughout the history of the Star Wars Universe," says editor Steve Saffel. "Star Wars is, indeed, an epic, and though there have been many finite adventures that have taken place, the Chronology gathers them together, places them in the ongoing currents of time, and shows their relationship to the broader tapestry of galactic events. And in doing so, the Chronology becomes an adventure unto itself - one that spans the centuries."

    Work on the Chronology began over five years ago by Kevin J. Anderson, author the Jedi Academy Trilogy, Young Jedi Knights novels, and many other Star Wars projects. "It was originally going to be a Michener-style novel, complete with frame-story about Jedi Master Luke Skywalker compiling his own Holocron and researching the history to include," says Anderson. The Chronology eventually found itself as part of Del Rey's successful Essential Guide series.

    "The scope of the Chronology grew by leaps and bounds," says Anderson. "It soon got much too big for me to handle alone, so I enlisted the aid of Daniel Wallace. By this time, the sheer amount of content forced us to drop the frame story. It sure is hard to write the 'history' of a constantly evolving epic."

    Wallace had already proven himself a Star Wars authority, having written The Essential Guide to Planets and Moons and The Essential Guide to Droids. "It was very much a collaborative effort," says Wallace. "We would divide the subject matter, compare notes, and send our summaries back and forth, commenting as we went. It was a very satisfying project to work on."

    "It was interesting to see how all the pieces fit together. How stand-alone novels would bridge to one-another. The Chronology explains a lot of the things that happen in between the individual stories," says Wallace.

    Since the Star Wars universe lacks an official form of calendar, the Chronology's dates are recorded in relation to the Battle of Yavin, the historic conflict that saw the destruction of the original Death Star. As such, the events of the first Star Wars movie, A New Hope, marks year "0" in the Chronology's calendar. Events that occur before or after that date are denoted BBY and ABY respectively.

    "It's not a day-to-day chronology," explains Wallace, "which wouldn't really fit the kind of stories that are told in Star Wars, which tend to be big and not really episodic in nature. It's more of an historical narrative that shows the big picture and, as a result, ends up being easier to read."

    The Chronology is divided into 10 parts, dissecting the saga into man
  12. Darth-Hannibal Jedi Youngling

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    Wow, let's not start another row.

    Oh well, here we go again... calling this book correct is my opinion, based on having read it and most of the major

    There are dozens of Star Wars timelines on the internet, and each of them have subtle differences.

    The Essential Chronology was put together by two people who have significant experience in the GFFA, Kevin J. Anderson & Daniel Wallace.

    There is a bloke at Lucasland whose job it is to keep an eye over all of the EU stuff that crops up and make sure everything fits everything. Obviously he's not 100% successful, but damn it he's got a lot to handle.

    Anyway, I forget his name, it might even BE Daniel Wallace, but he has approved this book as the definitive timeline, with the obvious exceptions of the Clone Wars era and the NJO era. And anything created after it's publication, naturally. This is Lucasland's stance on the issue. And we would never argue with George Lucas... ;)

    Of course it's going to differ from other timelines. They all do. But this is the one they like, and I don't disagree with them (this time!).

    There is probably a few minor discrepancies in this book, so if you want, you go read TimeTales (which is also great), or whatever. And of course if you want info on something published after April, go use an internet timeline. But this is the one approved by Lucasland's Man On The Matter.
  13. Darth-Hannibal Jedi Youngling

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  14. slimybug Force Ghost

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    Does RS/RS3D take place before or after VQ?
  15. Valiento Jedi Grand Master

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  16. slimybug Force Ghost

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    does it take place before or after SOTME?
  17. Valiento Jedi Grand Master

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  18. slimybug Force Ghost

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    Does it take place before or after Eaten Alive?
  19. Darth-Hannibal Jedi Youngling

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  20. slimybug Force Ghost

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    Im trying to see where it would fit in on a timeine.
  21. pat-fett Jedi Grand Master

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  22. Mastadge Manager Emeritus

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    The first couple missions of RS3D take place before eaten alive, mission 4 and onward take place afterwards.
  23. pat-fett Jedi Grand Master

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    4 all your thread belong to me.
  24. pat-fett Jedi Grand Master

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    3 This is for the EU ignorant.
  25. pat-fett Jedi Grand Master

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    2 This will only sting a littel.
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