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it was ok
Ord Cestus is an out-of-the-way planet that the Republic reneged on their payments with. Which turns out to be a bad thing when the planet begins negotiations with the Separatists over a new droid, a JK or “Jedi Killer”. Obi-Wan Kenobi and Kit Fisto are sent with Doolb Snoil and ARC trooper, A-98 “Nate”, to repair the situation.
While listening to this audiobook, I ended up with quite a few notes. I’ll let my notes speak for themselves:
1. Yay, Kit Fisto is in a novel! And his lightsaber form is F
really liked it
Well-written, with fully realised characters. Even made me forget at times that the alien race in question is basically a bunch of overgrown bugs. But that’s one difference between the page and the screen. The story is an interesting study of duty and honour. The author really gets into Obi-Wan Kenobi’s head and convincingly depicts how he operates within the Force. There’s a very Zen feel to it. Obi-Wan’s quiet confidence in himself as an instrument of the Force makes him powerful. He doesn’t t
Ungh, so many mixed feelings on this one…let’s just plunge right in to the review!
Positives: Barnes sure can write some tight, compelling prose, and his treatment of the Clone characters was insightful.
Also, the action sequences were above par, particularly the close-quarters fighting scenes in which the author was able to draw upon his own considerable experts (multiple black belts, etc.)
Lastly, I honestly wasn’t expecting that one of the most noteworthy deceptions in the book would be carrie