Best/Worst NJO books

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Best/Worst NJO books

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Post by Azza » Thu Sep 05, 2002 5:59 pm

THe NJO series is amazing, and I've read all of tehm (bar star by star and rebel dream), i've found that some are better or weaker than others.<P>I've liked TRAITOR and ENEMY LINES 1.<BR>Enemy lines 1 has a brilliant plot and is the first book to put a whole new spin on the Yuuzhan Vong. Traitor does the same, and it is also breathtakingly good, nad has an amazing plot.<P>I found Balance Point and Dark Journey weak. BP, because it focused too much on one place (which is alright, but it wasn't carried off well). Dark Journey was vague and boriing, more of a filler until the next book.
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Post by Exar Kun » Thu Sep 05, 2002 7:08 pm

Star By Star and Traitor good.<P>Balance Point and Vector Prime not so good. Dark Journey as well.<P>Dark Journey actually had some inconsistancies with Star by Star, Some of them pretty lame.<P>I'm reading the new E-Book Ylesia at the moment, get back to you on that one.
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Post by Gryphon » Fri Sep 06, 2002 12:15 am

Traitor gets my vote as the best EU book I have read so far =) <BR>(others I have read, Rebel stand *eek, stay away* and uhh.. can't remember the other one)
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Post by Azza » Fri Sep 06, 2002 4:51 pm

Hey! Rebel Stand was good! :D <P>Whats Ylesia? Is Recovery any good?
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Post by Exar Kun » Fri Sep 06, 2002 7:07 pm

Recovery was ok, not great but it filled in a few gaps that cropped up in Star by Star stuff involving Viqi Sheesh.<P>I've put reading Ylesia back until after I've read Destiny's Way as it takes place after DW and i've already had several very minor spoiler from reading the first two pages.<P>Both E-books are meant as just fillers introducing characters or filling in the odd gap.<P>They are cheap though.
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Post by Ace Antilles » Fri Sep 06, 2002 9:41 pm

Can I just remind everyone about not posting any <B>spoilers</B> for the books.<BR>I hate finding out what happened before I read the book. If you have to then mark it clearly and leave some gaps. :cool:<P>I'm currently halfway through Traitor. Just getting to the good stuff. I found the beginning long winded with all the YV descriptions.<P>Best books: Vector Prime, Star by Star <I>(although ending got spoiled before I read it)</I>, Enemy Lines books <I>(great Wedge story)</I>.<P>Worst: Dark Journey. Nothing that happened there really seems to have mattered.<BR>Agents of Chaos books, not so good.<P>But most of the books have had some good bits. Where they are trying to mix in stuff from the new films isn't always coming off so well though. :roll:
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Post by GreenLeader0 » Sat Sep 07, 2002 3:17 am

Best: Vector Prime, The duology by Stackpole, Agents of Chaos duology, Star by Star, Enemy Lines duology, Traitor.<P>Poor: Balance Point, Edge of Victory Duology, Dark Journey.
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Post by Azza » Sat Sep 07, 2002 4:19 pm

Yeah! Everyone went running around talking about the end of star by star on MSN messenger :(
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