Would you consider the audio edition of star wars episode iii. Episode iii revenge of the sith is a 2005 american epic spaceopera film written and directed by george lucas. I have not read the printed version, but i love the audiobooks, especially star wars books read by jonathan davis. It was written by geof smith and published by golden books on july 28, 2015. The jedi seem even more bigheaded as well as out of touch than necessary with only vague insinuations made regarding why. As star wars fans everywhere devour the most recent trailer for star wars. The plot of this novel is about a young man and his journey with the force. Episode iii revenge of the sith, the movie that brings the star wars epic full circleto the creation of darth vader and the birth of. Episode iii revenge of the sith junior novel 2005, by patricia wrede 19 bby y star wars. The separatist forces continue their assault on the republic as the diabolical triumvirate of count dooku, general grievous, and their master, darth sidious, finetune their strategy for conquest. The turning point for the entire star wars saga is at hand.
The visual dictionary hardcover april 2, 2005 by jim luceno author 4. The republic crumbles, an empire is born, and a new evil rises in the official adaptation of star wars. Star wars filmboek, episode iii revenge of the sith sc. Narration for the audio version was performed by jonathan davis. But from the first page to the last, i savored stovers version of an extremely dramatic and tragic series of events in the star wars universe. Sith civil war is the first book of two, which describes the earliest events in the. Overall, this is a book that no one can miss, star wars fan or not. Episode iv a new hope 1976, by alan dean foster as george lucas 0 bby a.
Lucas movie, revenge of the sith is, afterall a laughable mockery of what originally made star wars so great. Star wars is an american epic spaceopera media franchise, centered on a film series created by george lucas that includes star wars 1977, the empire strikes back 1980, and return of the jedi 1983. In revenge of the sith, this clash not only occurs between the two sides but within anakin skywalker himself. Tales of the jedi the golden age of the sith is available for digital download and online reading on marvel unlimited and comixology. Theres a scene where the most powerful sith lord in the galaxy rolls backwards over his office chair with all the skill of a toddler in their onesie attempting backward somersaults on the couch. It is the final installment in the star wars prequel trilogy, the third chapter in the skywalker saga and the sixth. This alternate timeline, now referred to as star wars legends, culminated in the reign of darth krayt and his army of the one sith darth krayt and the one sith first appeared as the main antagonists in the 2006 dark. The jedi knights are spread out across the galaxy leading a massive clone army in the war against the. Revenge of the sith is not written as science fiction. Padme almost killed anakin in revenge of the siths. The revelation of how anakin skywalker took his greek tragedian plunge into becoming darth vader was bittersweet. Revenge of the sith is a canon youngreaders adaptation of the prequel trilogy film star wars.
It was mainly written to entertain the reader with an exciting story. The official novelization of star wars revenge of the sith is based on both the story and screenplay by george lucas. Star wars minute po box 209 greedo square station new york, ny 1. More star wars ebooks a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away the republic was at war. The end is the beginning the myth comes full cycle published by user, 14 years ago. This story happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. The nook book nook kids read to me of the star wars. Free shipping on due to covid19, orders may be delayed. Lucas movie, revenge of the sith is, afterall a laughable mockery of.
The entire star wars series features the constant and everchanging battle between the forces of good the jedi and evil the sith. But from the first page to the last, i savored stovers version of an extremely dramatic and tragic series of. Notable differences between the movie and the novel. For two thousand years, the jedi knights had kept the peace, but even their formidable skills could not prevent the strife this time. The jedisith war was first mentioned in the 2016 reference book star wars propaganda. Revenge of the sith is a 2005 american epic space opera film written and directed by george lucas.
Revenge of the sith quotes by matthew woodring stover. Joseph campbells famous the heros journey features an important step in the maturation of the hero, the death of the mentor. The turning point for the entire star wars saga is at hand after years of civil war, the separatists have battered the already faltering republic nearly to the point of collapse. Nearly three years have passed since the beginning of the clone wars. Three years into the clone wars, the jedi rescue palpatine from count dooku. His readings are compelling and the sound effects make it better than just reading and evn watching the movie. The force awakens, continues to look at the six existing films in chronological order to reestablish pertinent themes that help to shape the saga. In the war for control of the galaxy between the armies of the dark side and the republic, former jedi master turned ruthless sith lord count dooku has grown ever more brutal in his tactics.
Episode iii revenge of the sith is a brilliantly crafted epic, one that cements george lucas star wars saga as one of the great achievements in filmmaking history. Revenge of the sith mass market paperback october 25, 2005. Revenge of the sith is a great graphic novel that is one the best of the star wars comic adaptions and wont dissapoint. As the clone wars rage, the fate of a young jedi takes a dramatic turn, and many of the biggest questions raised by the original trilogy are answered. Nov 18, 2015 in this installment, looks at themes in star wars. Apr 14, 2020 before disney purchased the star wars franchise, there was an extensive library of media called the expanded universe, which wove a very different future for the empire and sith. Rise of skywalker makes legends sith star wars canon. Revenge of the sith and the room are both centered on a stringyhaired, mentally tortured young man caught up in a wouldbe love triangle with the woman he wants to marry despite his friends. Star wars revenge of the sith audiobook audiobooks free. Obiwan undertakes a perilous mission to destroy the dreaded separatist military leader, general grievous. Revenge of the sith golden book wookieepedia fandom. Many derivative star wars works have been produced in conjunction with, between, and after.
It was first identified in the 2019 fantasy flight games reference book rise of the separatists. The majority of fans think the empire strikes back is the best film, a strong minority of us will argue for a new hope, from a filmmakers standpoint the last jedi is a gorgeous work, rogue one has a small but very devoted following. Narration for the audio version was performed by jonathan davis the books plot corresponds almost exactly to that of the movie, though there are several added elements not seen in the film the appearance. Some have commented that the war the republic faces parallels the uncertainty the u. Matthew stovers revenge of the sith feels more like a reboot or reimagining as it tells the fall of anakin. With clone wars now acting as an interquel to the events of star wars. Just as revenge of the sith subverts the cause of the jedi, and turns the order upside down, so too does the role of the father become overturned as the film roars towards its climax. Revenge of the sith is one of those rare star wars film novelizations that takes the story of the film and adds to it, rather than just recounting the events of the movie. It is the third installment in the star wars prequel trilogy. The first half of the book takes them through a series of adventures, during which they gather clues which coalesce in the second half, setting the stage for the opening sequence of revenge of the sith. Why do people think revenge of the sith is the best star. Revenge of the sith by matthew woodring stover goodreads. As combat escalates across the galaxy, the stage is set for an explosive endgame.
Revenge of the sith by matthew stover though this is the end of the age of heroes, it has saved its best for last. It is based on the script of the movie of the same name. This is the story he kept promising hed tell, the movie weve all kept hoping hell make. Before disney purchased the star wars franchise, there was an extensive library of media called the expanded universe, which wove a very different future for the empire and sith.
Its not written as fantasy or actionadventure either, for that matter. Padme almost killed anakin in revenge of the siths original ending. Jackson, christopher lee, anthony daniels, kenny baker, and frank oz. It is the sixth entry in the star wars film series and stars ewan mcgregor, natalie portman, hayden christensen, ian mcdiarmid, samuel l. Apr 14, 2017 revenge of the sith by matthew stover though this is the end of the age of heroes, it has saved its best for last. Episode ii attack of the clones is nearing its boiling point. The novella is based on the roleplay story that first began on november 29, 2007, where it became part of what was known as the sith civil war. It stars ewan mcgregor, natalie portman, hayden christensen, ian mcdiarmid, samuel l. The basis of this novel being written encompasses a journey of an apprentice.
On coruscant, the senate watches anxiously as supreme chancellor palpatine aggressively strips. Revenge of the sith story gallery back to star wars. Episode iii by matthew stover based on the screenplay of the eagerly anticipated final film in george lucass epic saga, bestselling star wars author matthew stovers novel crackles with action, captures the iconic characters in all their complexity, and brings a space opera masterpiece full circle in. Feb 27, 2011 i talk about matthew stovers novelization of the final installment of the prequel trilogy of films in george lucas famous space opera saga. Nov 03, 2018 here greyjedi91, evannova95, jensaarai1, antoine bandele and reti4 fanalyse one of the alltime greats of the star wars expanded universe. Matthew stover, revenge of the sith for some, the release of revenge of the sith was the final gut shot in the series of gut shots that was the prequel trilogy. Star wars filmboek, episode iii revenge of the sith sc officiele.
Serene planet known for calm seas and rolling hills. Even his wife is wary of palpatines motives during the war. It is the sixth film released in the star wars saga and the third in terms of the series chronology the film takes place three years after the onset of the clone wars. The novelization of revenge of the sith is without a doubt the most wellwritten star wars book i have ever read and ive read nearly a hundred. Based on the story and screenplay by george lucas a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Revenge of the sith may not be quite as good as a tale of two cities but it surely takes some kind of genius to take a lucas prequel screenplay and turn it into a 5star worthy novel. In star wars legends, this conflict was known as the new sith wars where it was fought from 2000 to bby. The republic crumbles, an empire is born and a new evil rises in the offiial adaptation of star wars. Palpatine proceeds to tell anakin of an old sith legend, the tragedy of darth plagueis.
As obiwan pursues a new threat, anakin acts as a double agent between the jedi council and palpatine and is lured into a sinister plan to rule the galaxy. The battle sequence is expanded in the book, and detailed descriptions of. Revenge of the sith is pure space opera, pure star wars in all its glory. Palpatine goads him into killing count dooku in anger sending him farther down the path of the dark side instead of turning him in for justice this also eliminates darth sidiouss frenemy dooku as a rival and opens the way for anakin to become the new. Revenge of the sith may not be quite as good as a tale of two cities but it surely takes some kind of genius to take a lucas prequel screenplay and turn it into a 5 star worthy novel. The books plot corresponds almost exactly to that of the movie, though there are several added elements not seen in the film the appearance. Episode iii revenge of the sith novelization was written by matthew stover and published on april 2, 2005 by del rey. His fight to resist his inner hatred and anger becomes one that will not only affect himself but will have reverberating.
Jackson, christopher lee, anthony daniels, kenny baker and frank oz. I was surprised by how wellwritten and emotional the book was and, even though ive seen the movie numerous times, still found myself engrossed by the book. Unfortunately, the novelization of revenge of the sith isn. I talk about matthew stovers novelization of the final installment of the prequel trilogy of films in george lucas famous space opera saga. Despite the powers of the jedi and the military prowess of their clone. Episode iii revenge of the sith 2005, by matthew stover 19 bby a star wars. The series depicts the adventures of various characters a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Theres a scene where the most powerful sith lord in the galaxy rolls backwards over his office chair with all the skill of a toddler in their onesie attempting. After years of civil war, the separatists have battered the already faltering republic nearly to the point of collapse. Revenge of the sith to be better than the print version. Sith civil war is a star wars fan fiction novella edited by grand admiral harmon after being written as a roleplay by harmon and others on the dark sith lords forum. For example, the phantom menace novelization had quite a few chapters of story before it even got to the point where the movie started.1124 1157 48 298 200 974 462 1456 1342 655 936 1072 204 1045 967 481 582 735 791 999 1490 1095 1008 89 474 81 1127 227 1326 307 35 1013 450 959 1449 1228 664 682 341