The second of three related novels starring Jedi Jax Pavan, droid I-5YQ, and journalist Den Dhur during the time directly after the events of Star. With the Jedi all but wiped out in the grim aftermath of Order 66, the Empire’s power seems unchecked. But one lone Knight continues to fight the. Street of Shadows is the second book in the excellent Coruscant Nights trilogy by Michael Reaves. We are still in the lower levels of Coruscant. Jax Pavan, one.

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In another they are acting as agents of the secret organization “Whiplash” – which is a resistance movement to the Empire and having to deal with an assasin hired by Darth Vader. Looking for More Great Reads? Now this is what I was wanting. The side-plot of Captain Typho, former Captain of Padme Amidala’s guards, is touching and sheds some light on Darth Vader’s personality and some xtreet to the character Typho.

Of course, we already know this, but cut to the next scene in which we find Aurra Sing slaving away in the prison mines of Oovo-4 collecting Zenium until her lungs explode only to become the victim of attempted murder. Now a mysterious Zeltron knockout named Deejah approaches Jax with a case that needs to be cracked: Preview — Street of Shadows by Michael Reaves.

Specter of the Past Vision of the Future There are a few lightsaber battles, chase scenes It was cool to see his reporting skills in action. I ran across this book in a used book store and figured it would be worth the dollar I spent on it.

In some ways, this book was better coruscang the previous one, but on the whole, it was about the same: Read this book, read its sequels, and be prepared to have a dictionary at hand while doing so, because Reaves throws a TON of obscure vocabulary at you. The strength of this book is its characters. Overall, I really liked it, and can’t wait to read the next 2.


But one lone Knight continues to fight the good fight — against all odds and when all else fails. In one plot line you have Jax Pavan and his comrades trying to solve a murder mystery i I’m really enjoying this series – this book is just as good as the first in the series – so keep reading!

This is the second book of a trilogy and the first book should be read to understand this one. A gr This has been a great trilogy, although I think the book “Last Jedi” actually makes it 4 now: While Dejah’s character was good and it introduced an element of conflict into the group, that didn’t really come off for me either.

The good thing is all the interesting new characters and species. There’s a murder, Jax and his team have to step in to investigate, and there’s even an “I know who did it; gather all the suspects in the living room” moment at the end.

And here, finally is where the Jedi P. His most recent case is to solve the murder of a well-known Caamasi artist known as Ves Volette, whose beautiful light sculptures caused controversy due to the not-so-subtle anti-Empire feelings they evoked.

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To ask other readers questions about Street of Shadowsplease sign up. Item s unavailable for purchase. The Spy with 29 Names. The characters themselves pop and the relationships are well defined. It’s nice that Reaves maintains a mystery about his psyche while showing some of his emotions and nkghts. I greatly enjoyed the addition of Aurra Sing to the story and greatly enjoyed reading her parts of the book. Journey to Star Wars: This is one of the better stories of the Star Wars series and would make quite a good film.

It’s just a lot of repetition in the end.

Street of Shadows by Michael Reaves

What remains to be the shining beacon much like in the last book is the characterization of most of the characters. For a just a page book a whole heck of a lot happens – but Reaves gets the story telling done very nicely. A mystery set on Coruscant! Why didn’t they use whatever source Ves Volette used to obtain them for his light sculptures? Trivia About Street of Shadows I didn’t like Cpruscant Duare, the perfect, sexy Zeltron female who is, ik course, always wearing nice, sexy clothes that make the guys eyes pop out introduced in the book gag me already.


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But there were other parts, such as the weak mystery, that really make me second guess my rating. It is a competent mystery, a mild thriller, and a touching story of a man trying to live after everything he ever knew has been completely destroyed.

With the destruction of Caamas, it’s ill advised to advertise the ethnicity shadowa like the Jedi, Ves has become a hunted man.

It was great to see the gang again. Shadow Hunter ” Darth Maul: As I said in my review of “Jedi Twilight” I am just thrilled to see a whole new cast of nightw in the Star Wars universe and I really am glad to see their further development in this book. Into the Void Crucible Maul: This book, like most Star Wars books, feels a little uncut.

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A New Hope Episode V: Of course it ends with an open ending that will be continued in the next book. Ultimately, two thirds of “Street of Shadows” is an interesting character driven adventure story, that is interrupted by the other one third which is a banal murder mystery. There is absolutely no equal corusvant R.