dWhisper wrote:Also, as an aside, anyone who things the PT was what kidified Star Wars... my one-word response is "Ewoks."
chademe wrote:If they do decide to do this it would save me a lot of time. I had set a goal of finishing all the EU novels before the next movie came out, but if they're going to remove them from the continuity, not sure there's the same motivation.
I've enjoyed the EU novels and would be very disappointed if they simply disavowed them. It would make me a lot less likely to buy any other EU novels or comics knowing that they might simply be erased from the continuity at some point in the future.
Inzane wrote:dWhisper wrote:Also, as an aside, anyone who things the PT was what kidified Star Wars... my one-word response is "Ewoks."
I see your OT Ewoks and raise you... with:
- battle droids (and their ridiculous voices.. most notably in EpIII)
- pod racers (e.g. Sebulba and his antics)
- anakin being a child actor in the first movie
Rook wrote: I did however enjoy the Vong, is that wrong?
dWhisper wrote:Hopefully the EU doesn't turn into what the Trek books basically are, bad novelizations of existing stories (a surprising amount of the books) or retcons to fix bad decisions (everything to do with Enterprise and Voyager). The EU isn't exactly great quality at times, but it does what the name suggestions, and works to "Expand" the universe. Any of the Trek books I've read just felt like going on name and not doing much to really expand the Trek universe.
dWhisper wrote:Rook wrote: I did however enjoy the Vong, is that wrong?
Yes. So very, very wrong.
SDIronClaw wrote:After reading all three OT Star Wars books, the next two books I read were The Truce at Bakura and The Courtship of Princess Leia. The Truce of Bakura was decent.....the Courtship of Princess Leia was not.
The next three were the Thrawn Trilogy, those where awesome. I have read that series multiple times and think it is the best non OT trilogy. Ok, so the Force Salamanders where a bit weird, but Thrawn was real bada$$.
Chief wrote:They may end up not being canon anymore, but I have the entire series in my garage and I can reread it anytime I want, so no tears shed here.
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