Sat, 19 July 2014
In episode five of The Star Wars Stacks, Chris, Jen and Joe discuss the third and final novel in the Thrawn trilogy, The Last Command, written by Timothy Zhan (Publication Date: April 1, 1993).
Before the main topic, we discuss a bit of movie news, including Harisson Ford's recent injury and some minor casting news for Episode VII. We also discuss Kevin Smith's visit to the Episode VII set. Read more about it here: http://www.slashfilm.com/video-kevin-smith-star-wars-episode-7-set-visit/
In book news, Del Rey released the 2014 Star Wars sampler, an eBook containing excerpts from the next four Star Wars canon novels scehduled to come out in 2014 and 2015. Get it free at: http://atrandom.com/starwars2014sampler/
Next, we get into the spoiler free section where we give a "back cover" overview of the novel and our initial general impressions.
Finally, the good stuff. After the alerts we get into the spoiler seciton. If you haven't finished the book, or haven't started it yet, listen to the first half of this episode then pause it when you hear the alert. Return to this episode of the Star Wars Stacks when you have finished the novel and are ready to hear the full discussion.
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Check out the hosts' other podcasts:
Chris: Rag Tag Fugative Podcast (classic Battlestar Galactica): ragtagfugitivepodcast.com
Joe: The Upper Memory Block (classic games): umbcast.com
Jen: Anomaly (sci-fi/fantasy/general geek talk shows): anomalypodcast.com