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Lit The Heart of the Jedi by Kenneth. C Flint

Discussion in 'Literature' started by Esh-kha, Feb 12, 2019.

  1. Esh-kha

    Esh-kha Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Is it any good? What is it good and bad about it without giving away the plot?

    It is as good a book as what other EU book?
     
  2. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Mod-Emperor of the EUC, Lit, RPF and SWC star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Is this the cancelled continuation of Legends that never happened?


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  3. Barriss_Coffee

    Barriss_Coffee Chosen One star 6

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    For some reason I wasn't aware he actually released it online...

    *looks at Wook*

    ZSINJ?!?
     
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  4. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Mod-Emperor of the EUC, Lit, RPF and SWC star 9 Staff Member Manager

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  5. Esh-kha

    Esh-kha Jedi Youngling star 1

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    It is as far as i am concerned unless it sucks.
     
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  6. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Mod-Emperor of the EUC, Lit, RPF and SWC star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Well, I won’t be telling you either way what my view was.


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  7. Daneira

    Daneira Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Bongiorno's notes about what he changed:

     
  8. Vialco

    Vialco Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    It starts good...and goes downhill very quickly. I did not finish it as I lost interest at a certain point. I would not recommend it, to be honest. There are better novels out there that you could spend your time reading, that are much more enjoyable as a whole.

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  9. BobaMatt

    BobaMatt TFN EU Staff star 7 VIP

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    I haven't bothered reading all of this, but I really really love the opening image of Luke mimicking Vader on the Tantive IV.
     
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  10. Dr. Steve Brule

    Dr. Steve Brule Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    From what I read it actually felt a bit like some of the nu-canon post-ROTJ books in the tone it took and the attempt to immediately re-establish the Senate and end the war with negotiations.
     
  11. Xander Vos

    Xander Vos Jedi Master star 4

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    Writing style seems very clunky which was the style back then I guess.
     
  12. Trevor_Mereel

    Trevor_Mereel Jedi Youngling

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    I've only read the end because of a cameo I was told about.
    The cameo wasn't really that great.
     
  13. Esh-kha

    Esh-kha Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Better or worse than SW EU Kevin J. Anderson?
     
  14. LawgSkrak

    LawgSkrak Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I'm reading this right now. So far, I'm enjoying it. And one thing it's accomplished is making me realize how much I miss the original Expanded Universe.
     
  15. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Mod-Emperor of the EUC, Lit, RPF and SWC star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    It's very Bantam.
     
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  16. vong333

    vong333 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I miss the legends material, that was real star wars to me.
     
  17. LawgSkrak

    LawgSkrak Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Yeah me too. Some of the new stuff has been okay, but I'm just not getting the "it's all taking place in the same universe" vibe off of it.
     
  18. Daneira

    Daneira Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Have you read Resistance Reborn?

    Also, Heart of the Jedi has "the 'it's all taking place in the same universe' vibe" because it was edited in 2014 or whatever. Originally it took place right after Endor and would have therefore contradicted Truce at Bakura, the Marvel comics, that one X-Wing comic, etc.
     
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  19. vong333

    vong333 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I got to tell you that I do not care too much about canon anymore. I just want good stories, not something that has to mix and match per say. I guess that's why I started really liking more Marvel.
     
  20. LawgSkrak

    LawgSkrak Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Yeah I've read Resistance Reborn. They did a good job of mentioning previous works, but I'm still not getting that "all happening in the same continuity" vibe yet. Maybe now that the (ugh) sequels are over, they can get back to telling some good stuff.
     
  21. VexedAtVohai

    VexedAtVohai Jedi Knight star 3

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    So I hear this book's made a bit of a resurgence?
     
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  22. harryhenry

    harryhenry Jedi Knight star 1

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    Long and short of it is that a paperback version, I THINK self-published by the author, somehow ended up on Amazon. No idea of the legalities of it, but there you go. It's awesome that its gotten people talking like this.
     
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  23. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Mod-Emperor of the EUC, Lit, RPF and SWC star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    It was shutdown by Bantam era production according to the author, who never accepted they requested it be written. Agent problems, I believe.

    But whether Disney notices is another thing. I’m surprised that Amazon accepted it but there are ‘collections’ on Amazon that are just printouts of the Wookiepedia so eh.
     
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  24. Daneira

    Daneira Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    It's not the author that's doing it. It's some random person.
     
  25. Sinrebirth

    Sinrebirth Mod-Emperor of the EUC, Lit, RPF and SWC star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    Well now I wonder what Mr Flint thinks of it.
     
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