The Old Republic: Revan is the third in a series of novels based on the MMORPG Star Wars: Written by Drew Karpyshyn, the novel was released on November. I Balance the Force with a Little Help From My Friends — Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan by Drew Karpyshyn · Emily Asher-Perrin. Revan is a fictional character in the BioWare video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Revan’s story is further explored in Drew Karpyshyn’s novella Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan. The book details the events of Revan’s life after.

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She’s also overly sexualized in the novel. I have only seen the Sith Emperor mentioned once in the Star Wars: When Revan leaves, he just gives Thf a one-sentence reason to stay home and she just says “oh alright”.

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Nyriss fears that the Emperor plans to invade the Deew and risk the stability of the Empire as well as the well being of the remaining Sith species, who were mercilessly hunted down by the Jedi. My mind says this is weak, it is weak, the author isn’t strong with the force.

Instead of cleverly dropping a few reminders here and there, he just decides to organize the majority of the novel as if it’s the introduction in a video game manual.

Path of Destructionhis first hardcover. I listened to the audiobook of this one, and it was lovely.

Retrieved 12 April I have read a few of the graphic novels and they were okay. I never felt Revan’s love for his wife, compassion for his friends, or frustration at not knowing his past. The Old Republican incarnation of Revan serves as the titular antagonist of the Shadow of Revan expansion.


I didn’t ever feel like parts were unneeded, or unnecessarily republuc drawn out; it was nearly a perfect balance.

Revan (Star Wars: The Old Republic, #1) by Drew Karpyshyn

Originally Posted by ErikModi The novel was fine. Republiv link with the Emperor was two-way, however, and he was able to keep the Emperor’s darker urges in check, thereby preventing the Emperor from unleashing his full power upon the galaxy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Oh, and also all of his actions are reduced to repuublic petty slave acting out of spiteful hatred towards his mind controlling master rather than someone actually working for any greater good. After earning Nyriss’s trust, the Sith Master confides in Scourge her plan to overthrow the Emperor as she believes he is insane and will bring ruin to the Sith Empire.

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Some of the best passages in the book are the interaction between Raven and Lord Scourge, the mental chess game they play during Revan’s As you might have guessed from the rating I gave this book, I really enjoyed it.

Prior to the Battle of Ruusan, the Jedi used crystals from many different sources, and ignited lightsabers in every known hue, including purple, orange, and gold. Retrieved 11 July I sure as hell hope not, this is a game about our characters, not the character we played in another game, do not over-shadow this game with Revan, like they did to KotOR II.

Why doesn’t she try to argue?

And once the characters finally team up, everything really gets going. I know this is more a reppublic of the Knights of the Old Republic video game writers than it is Karpyshyn. The Exile rescues Revan, teams up with Scourge and they go off to take on the Emperor. For a science fiction novel I was surprised by the amount of philosophical debates brought up along the way, but the never ending battle between Jedi and Sith was to be expected.


Here to does Karpyshyn and by extension Lucas produce a greater depth for the Star Wars system.

The simple truth is that KOTOR was just a much better conclusion to the tale of Revan, Bastilla, and all their companions than this book. The new Sith character, Lord Scourge who, it kaarpyshyn be said, is really the main character of the novel undergoes similar contortions.

I don’t really recommend this to Star Wars fans, new or old. Certain characters try to make life difficult for Scourge, half his time is spent contemplating concerns that, well, for me don’t really represent what a Lord of karpyshtn Sith is!

The book details the events of Revan’s life after the events of Star Wars: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

And I choose to ignore it. Real-world articles Old Republic novels.

Part of what made his leaving so interesting was due to the brief hints as to why, giving suggestions to why he was leaving but never outright saying it. And before me you are nothing.

Personally, I think Revan and the Grey Jed I was going to write a long review about this book with spoilers, but I don’t think I could do this book justice. Revan is a fictional character in the BioWare video game Star Wars: