How do I review a book? I’ve never really done it before. I’m not going to pretend I know what makes something a critically better piece of writing than something else. So instead I’m going to approach this post and talk about the aspects of Star Wars I always like to get into; how this piece of extracurricular fiction contributes to the wider lore of the franchise and how easily it slots into the greater story.
Master & Apprentice is what is now dubbed as a Canon novel, as opposed to that suitcase of books I have in my spare room that are now referred to as “Legend Novels”. Released in April of 2019 and written by Claudia Gray, Master & Apprentice is a story following Qui-Gon Jinn and a 17 year Obi Wan Kenobi, set eight years prior to The Phantom Menace.
Are we past Rise of Skywalker yet? I haven’t gone back and watched it a second time yet, I’m not sure I even want to at this point. Despite the fact that Disney really screwed the pooch with the final part of their sequel trilogy, there has been no shortage of new Star Wars content for me to get excited about, as you’ve probably seen through my ongoing mission to review every episode of the Clone Wars T.V. series in chronological order.
But what of the movies? I guess Disney are going to take a little bit of a break and let the heat die down before they go back to them. But that doesn’t mean they haven’t got plans bubbling over for the future. I mean, they’re saying Taika Waititi is lined up to direct one of the upcoming Star Wars movies, which’ll be very interesting and different.
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