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  • Thrawn – Review

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    It is said that to create a compelling villain an author must make them sympathetic in some way. Villains never see themselves as such, as with the rest of us, they believe they are doing the right thing. Timothy Zahn, in his new book Thrawn, has given us just that; a villain that believes he’s […]

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  • Star Wars: Thrawn – A Beyond the Films Review

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    Star Wars Beyond the Films‘ Nathan P. Butler is now posting short, non-spoiler reviews for many new releases. Spoiler-filled discussion will often follow in the weeks or months thereafter on the podcast.  Thrawn by Timothy Zahn (hardcover, 2017) Left to right: regular version, Barnes and Noble exclusive variant, Star Wars Celebration 2017 Variant In 1991, Timothy Zahn launched […]

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  • NYCC: Star Wars Authors’ Roundtable

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    One of my favorite panels at NYCC this year was one put on by Lucasfilm: “Star Wars Presents: A Writers Roundtable”, with panelists and Star Wars authors Timothy Zahn, James Luceno, Chuck Wendig, E.K. Johnston, Kieron Gillen, and Charles Soule. The moderators were Jennifer Heddle and Michael Siglain from Lucasfilm. I had a blast hearing all of the panelists speak about […]