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Mad Wook

The Old Republic: Revan (SPOILERS)

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Mad Wook

A storm is coming, and there is no escape.

Revan: hero, traitor, conqueror, villain, savior. A Jedi who left Coruscant to defeat Mandalorians — and returned a disciple of the dark side, bent on destroying the Republic. The Jedi Council gave Revan his life back, but the price of redemption was high. His memories have been erased. All that’s left are nightmares—and deep, abiding fear.

What exactly happened beyond the Outer Rim? Revan can’t quite remember, yet can’t entirely forget. Somehow he stumbled across a terrible secret that threatens the very existence of the Republic. With no idea what it is, or how to stop it, Revan may very well fail, for he’s never faced a more powerful and diabolic enemy. But only death can stop him from trying.
 

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Princess

I picked this up at Barnes and Noble on Monday. I'm going to read it when I'm done with Plagueis

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Mad Wook

It was pretty interesting. I don't play video games very often so everything I knew about him previously was from Wookieepedia. The book made him more normal than his reputation made him. I also really liked Canderous in the book.

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