Dark Force Rising - Star Wars Thrawn Trilogy 2 Book Summary and Study Guide

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The plot thickens as Grand Admiral Thrawn looks for another source of much needed warships. Luke, Han and Leia try their best to save the Repubic. However, one of their own senators tries to use the events to rise to power. Thanks to Leia, the mysterious Noghri begin to mistrus the Empire. In the end, Thrawn escapes with a whole fleet of large space ships, but the New Republic has gained new allies without their enemy's knowledge.
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The review of this Book prepared by Sabrina Woehning

Second book in the trilogy. Grand Admiral gets a lost fleet. Noghri are on the side of the Republic now.
The review of this Book prepared by irina

In the second book of the Grand Admiral Thrawn trilogy both sides, the Empire and the New Republic, are in a race to find the Dark Force, a fleet of old Republic dreadnaughts that were lost in space a long time ago. While Luke & co. are hunting for the dreadnaughts, Thrawn also investigates what's wrong with his pet Nogri, who have secretly decided to join the New Republic.
The review of this Book prepared by Steve

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   warship Kind of series    -   Star Wars Story involving clones/duplicates?    -   bad clones/duplicates Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Clones    -   Yes Star Trek or Star Wars book?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   mind control


Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human warship A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   unfriendly aliens    -   neutral aliens    -   primitive aliens    -   big overbuilt futuristic city Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed

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