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Old 03-19-2011, 11:09 PM   #1186
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Blind Side

KOTOR on the Star Forge: As they lay dying, Revan and Malak consider the new lord of the Sith

The piece is short and sweet, both characters have their own blind side, and admit it.


Pre TSL: The attack on Katarr seen through Visas' eyes.

The piece is well done, the visions before and after the event surreal.

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I Say No

TSL aboard Ebon Hawk: Mical and Atton have a... discussion

Wildly confusing, and unfortunately, the author explained what was happening at the end

From the Heart

Post KOTOR: Revan gives up the only thing she has left to Carth

The piece started out light and fluffy, but ended angst filled. Revan wants to lead a normal life, and to do so, gives up her lightsaber and the force.

Well done

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Its the Thought that Counts

Post TSL on Coruscant: At the Yuletime ball Mira and Atton finally express their feelings.

The piece was well written, the characters believable, and the situation right for the feelings expressed.

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A Casualty of War
Sith Lord Darth Revan

PreKOTOR: Revan butts heads with the council over more support for the Republic

Numbers appear to be a problem. You have 100,000 Jedi during the War of Exar Kun, and 10,000 serving with Revan, yet both numbers are greater than any listing for the Jedi at any time.

Technical note: Militarily, it does not make sense to take Onderon first; Since it is a settled planet it would naturally have a larger garrison than the moon would have. Also, the citizens would tie down more troops. I think what you should do is read the histories of the Pacific invasions by Halsey and MacArthur. Not even the Philippines campaign (15 separate landings) took less than six months.



KOTOR on Korriban: Dustil lashes out as others because of his hatred of his father

An excellent beginning. Tormenting the prisoner was more an add on from the look but his casual murder strikes deep into Dustil's anger.

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Fall Into Place

KOTOR On Korriban: Dustil plans on his meeting with his father

The piece is interesting in that it appears Revan along with Canderous and Mission succeeded in infiltrating the Academy, and died there.


Pre KOTOR: The war from Malak's viewpoint

The piece is masterfully done. As one commenter said, both second person and present tense throughout. You can watch Malak's fall with an almost clinical precision, where what is right is replaced with expediency, where love and compassion turn to hate.

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Bastilla's Conversion

KOTOR on the unnamed world: Bastila is tormented by Malak and the visions she is plagued with.

The writing is tight and concise, the emotions, torments, resistance are clearly marked and very well done.

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Old Wisdom

After ROTJ: Instead of Ben, Luke channels Jolee

The piece is funny because you get to see both Luke and Jolee interacting with someone from another millennia, and doing a good job of it. Each has their own experiences, but 4,000 years makes no never mind to good advice and willing acceptance. Jolee joking that Ben would chase him through the hereafter was too choice for words.

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After The Darkness
Auros Sopherai

Post TSL: A new Jedi arrives on Coruscant, with a special reason for her choice.

The piece is outstanding. The unchosen Padawan wondering why she had been chosen until the final line, the pompous diplomat put in his place by a single sentence.

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'To argue with those who have renounced the use and authority of reason is as futile as to administer medicine to the dead.' Now who said that?

From the one who brought you;
What we die for...
KOTOR excerpts
Star Wars: The Beginning
Star Wars: Republic Dawn
Return From Exile
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