Je n'aime pas dans les vieux films américains quand les conducteurs ne regardent pas la route. Et de ratage en ratage, on s'habitue à ne jamais dépasser le stade du brouillon. La vie n'est que l'interminable répétition d'une représentation qui n'aura jamais lieu.

Star Wars Expanded Universe Chronology: Tales of the Jedi (Part Two)!

3,999 BBY

*So, let’s talk about the portion of this audio drama that covers The Saga of Nomi Sunrider. 

*A routine I thought I’d never hear again done with a straight face:  “That guy’s carrying Adegan Crystals.”  “Adegan Crystals?!  Wow!  I never thought I’d ever see Adegan Crystals . . . wow, Adegan Crystals.  Uh, what are Adegan Crystals?”

*That was an old joke in the 1920s, I’m almost certain. 

*Oh, God, let’s just say that these are the most annoying villains ever.  Ever.  Anywhere. 

*Huh, interestingly, I find that I have a lot less to say about this section of the drama.  Maybe that’s partly because the story is better.  Probably, it’s because the story is simpler.  There are fewer characters and less plot points to hit, so the audio drama has less opportunity to be as stupid as it was last time. 

*But still . . .

*CANONICAL STATUS: While Nomi Sunrider was certainly a historical figure, this attempt to create an origin story is a whitewashing of her early career as a Jedi, which was considerably more complicated.  While many details here are accurate, even more are fabrications.  This work is NOT RECOMMENDED as a historical resource.

½ out of **** stars.

John Whitman

*Next time, we’ll jump back into the Tales of the Jedi Companion but for something a little different!  An RPG Adventure!  Next time: Ruins of Kabus-Debeh!

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