Wash, DC Will you read the EU now?

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by DarthIshyZ, May 15, 2005.

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Will you read the EU now?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
No. Never have, never will 2 vote(s) 14.3%
No. I lost them after _____ (state era) 5 vote(s) 35.7%
Yes. Going to start now. 0 vote(s) 0.0%
Yes. I'm already pretty far into ____ (state era) 5 vote(s) 35.7%
WTF does the European Union have to do with Star Wars?? 2 vote(s) 14.3%
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  1. Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jul 3, 2002
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    a lot of people would have preferred Jacen Solo dying, me being one of them.

    however, he is an EU character, much like his brother and sister.


    there were things that time was not appropriate to write about until after certain things were done...hence the Outbound Flight novel having to wait until late this year...it needed to wait until after the movie was released.
  2. Maleficant Jedi Knight

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    Jun 16, 2002
    star 5
    Well after you get done reading it, let me know how the book had to wait to be released until after EPIII opened. I'm very curious about where EU is heading now that the movies are done.



  3. Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight

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    Jul 3, 2002
    star 8
    that book won't be out until late October. :(


    some things were supposed to happen in RotS that would tie into the book...but after seeing the movie...I can't see how that happens.
  4. KnightThomas Jedi Youngling

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    Jul 31, 2004
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    I've read all the way through NJO, but there's books that I just haven't gotten around to reading, or simply don't want to (the one I'm deffinately dreading reading is Children of the Jedi, Barbara Hambly *yuck*). I used to be on a mission to read them all, but I've deffinately gotten a bit lazy lol.
  5. Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Jul 3, 2002
    star 8
    that is one of five books that I recommend to avoid.

    Her other book is just as dreadful.


    Cyrstal Star is bad...Darksaber.

    I'll try and finish this later
  6. DarthIshyZ Force Ghost

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    Jan 8, 2005
    star 6
    and the TV Series is going to take place between EPIII & EPIV.

    Confirmed? or rumor?
  7. Maleficant Jedi Knight

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    Jun 16, 2002
    star 5
    I was told Lucas said that at CIII. I didn't get to see the Lucas Q&A myself though but I know 4 people who did.
  8. The_Crazy_Old_Wizard Jedi Youngling

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    Apr 27, 2005
    and the TV Series is going to take place between EPIII & EPIV.

    Confirmed by Rick McCallum after the GL presentations.
    100 episodes to be written before production even begins.

    TCOW
  9. Darth_Minx Jedi Padawan

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    Mar 20, 2003
    star 4
    I've just started reading Labyrinth of Evil, so I guess the answer is now yes ;)
  10. DarthIshyZ Force Ghost

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    Jan 8, 2005
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    Confirmed by Rick McCallum after the GL presentations.

    Oh, yeah, I'm going to believe him now. Wasn't he the one who said something like "The MF will be in Ep III and you won't believe who's piloting it."
  11. Darth_Minx Jedi Padawan

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    Mar 20, 2003
    star 4
    Well he was half right, I suppose. It was in there. Perhaps the pilot part got cut :p
  12. Mistress_Renata Manager Emeritus

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    Sep 9, 2000
    star 5
    Well, I started to be doubtful with KJ Anderson's trilogy, and the whole "Jedi can fly through the air like Superman" gave me an "um, right?" moment, but I knew the EU had jumped the shark when Luke ended up married to Mary Sue Jade. The NJO, to me, is just the NJUgh. Jaina & Jaicen communicating telepathically? Can we say "oldest plot cliche in SF?" Sigh...

    And now they're ruining the prequels. Sigh. I'm at the point I don't think I WANT to watch the TV series.
  13. Maleficant Jedi Knight

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    Jun 16, 2002
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    Hey there CIII roomie!!!! How are you doing these days?
  14. Cinnea Retired FanForce CR, Washington DC

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    Jul 15, 2002
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    I've got the cure for a Mary Sue moment - whenever that Mara Jade gets too much to handle, just picture Ken, in full MJ regalia, yelling "I'm prettier!! I'm prettier!!" at C3....

    It makes it all ok.
  15. Cinnea Retired FanForce CR, Washington DC

    Member Since:
    Jul 15, 2002
    star 4
    I've got the cure for a Mary Sue moment - whenever that Mara Jade gets too much to handle, just picture Ken, in full MJ regalia, yelling "I'm prettier!! I'm prettier!!" at C3....

    It makes it all ok.
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