|Plot Summary of Dark Tide I: Onslaught - Star Wars, The New Jedi Order 2|
|"The New Republic gets a new enemy, the Yuuzhan Vong. Not
only is Yuuzhan Vong barely pronounceable, but worse, these
are a tough race of insect-like warriors who are resistant
to the force. They eat Jedi Knights for breakfast. Luke
and Jacen and Jaina attempt to avoid becoming appetizers."
Steve, Resident Scholar
|"The aliens known as the Yuuzhan Vong are still playing out their invasion. Han Solo is without his old friend, Chewbacca, and the rest are attempting to fight off the evil aliens."
danny85331, Resident Scholar
|"While the New Republic futily tries to figure out the mysterious Yhuuzan Vong, Luke Skywalker dispatches his Jedi to the corners of the galaxy to uncover as much as they can.
Anakin Solo acompanies Mara Jade to the world of Dantooine, to take care of her while she combats her mysterious illness. While there, they discover a Yhuuzan Vong presence, who has no plans of leaving. And what's worse, the refugees from the worlds that the Vong have taken, are heading for that very planet.
Corran Horn along with his self-centered Jedi partner, is sent to a remote planet known as Bimmeal to find a missing archaeologist, who have uncovered the fifty year old remains of a Yhuuzan Vong. While there, he discovers a Vong camp that is holding prisoners and testing a cruel method of slave control.
Jaina Solo has joined Rogue Squadron to help the New Republic military while Luke Skywalker and Jacen Solo, travel to the first planet that the Vong hit at the edge of the galaxy. They discover similar Vong encampments that along with developing slaves, are building hundreds of their space fighters.
Their findings all have something in common which is that the Vong are getting slaves for their forces, and building ships for their troops.
They know that the Vong are getting ready for an all out invasion. They just don't know how to stop them."
Jacob Knudsen, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Dark Tide I: Onslaught - Star Wars, The New Jedi Order 2|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Mental/magical powers focus
- Jedi powers
If an invasion, from Earth/human POV:
- fighting overt invasion (attacking aliens)
War or Invasion
Major kinds of combat:
- spaceship battles
Kind of series
- Star Wars
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Star Trek or Star Wars book?
- champion of justice
If magical mental powers:
- mind reading
- mind control
- 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
- primitive aliens
- empty, or nearly empty world
- big overbuilt futuristic city
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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