The Old Republic: Revan is the third in a series of novels based on the MMORPG Star Wars: Written by Drew Karpyshyn, the novel was released on November. I Balance the Force with a Little Help From My Friends โ€” Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan by Drew Karpyshyn ยท Emily Asher-Perrin. Revan is a fictional character in the BioWare video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Revan’s story is further explored in Drew Karpyshyn’s novella Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan. The book details the events of Revan’s life after.

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It develops some of the obscure legends into actual stories and histories. I don’t really recommend this to Star Wars fans, new or old. I am glad you have retired from writing for BioWare and hopefully Star Wars, because you pulled a Traviss and made my favourite character nothing, just so you could wear your Revanite costume again, and then overshadow another game with your baby.

The plot informs The Old Republic, and I’m sure some of the characters in Revan are the same we’ll be fighting in endgame raids in a few months. Honestly, it doesn’t even feel like Karpyshyn is trying.

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The novel begins two years after the events of Star Wars: Still accepted by Lucasfilms for continuity, Revan is a part of the larger Star Wars universe. Nyriss is an advisor to the Emperor and thinks Revan has knowledge to help overthrow the Emperor once and for all. Jan 22, Iset rated it liked it Shelves: Otherwise, I’m sure the rest of you can handle it.

Any discrepancies be damned! But all the relevant information can be found in a few minutes on Wookieepedia, and the read would probably be just as enjoyable. Drew, you butchered a character, butchered an entire game, and all just so you could make the Emperor of this game, your new baby, seem even more OP and ridiculous than your first baby, Revan. But even ood going off after depublic danger in order to find out more about his lost memories isn’t enough for her to pull that out.


As a fan of Star Wars: I listened to the audiobook of this one, and it was lovely. Now I will move on to why I think you butchered your own character as well.

Bantha Mentioned only Chalarax First mentioned. The statements and opinions odl on these websites are solely those of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views, nor are they endorsed by Bioware, LucasArts, and ol licensors do not guarantee the accuracy of, and are in no way responsible for any content on these websites. For me, that’s not a common thing.

Suddenly, that plot stops, runs headfirst into a proverbial wall. It was great fun, wonderful memories.

Karpyshyn doesn’t take the time to delve into each woman’s feelings about Revan or push the narrative to a new level. Never mind that when Han Solo and Leia got married and had about three kids, Leia was still performing her duties as an ambassador and later on became a Jedi; risking life and limb not only got Han but for the Rebel Alliance as a whole!

So, I want to read all the Star Wars books. Honestly, I karpyshtn the answer is yes. I have read a few of the graphic novels and they were okay. Dec 09, B. The Jedi Council gave Revan his life back, but the price of redemption was high. What does all of this have to do with the book, you ask? I suppose that’s so you’ll want to go out and play the game and help Revan stop the Emperor.

Lists with This Book. I usually hate music and sound effects, but they truly enhanced the cinematic elements of this story. This would have been a five star review if only for the fact that the ending left the whole story feeling unfinished and unresolved.


I felt that the character of Revan had all the colour washed out here โ€” grey and pasty โ€” and he felt strangely underpowered. The last scene of the game’s canonical ending shows the principal characters, including Revan, being honored by the Republic at the site of the temple on Rakata Prime; a picture of later events has emerged from subsequent games and novels.

He was the best the Light Side had to offer–though brash and overconfident and too powerful for his own good. Revan re-emerges in Star Wars: There are many different ways to play him, but the version canonized by this novel is that Revan is male, he defeated Malak, saved the republic, and married Bastilla not a spoiler for the book.

It is Revanwhich means the title character should be front and center in this one. Revan was a great character. We will get that information.

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Feb 07, Arturo Gonzalez rated it it was amazing. I am surprised there are not Star Wars revvan based around this time period in the galaxy as it seems much more interesting both in terms of politics and military battles.

Views Read Edit View history. Then, the referencing got even more difficult because it appears that in between Part 1 and Part 2 of this book another whole story took place and I only got a couple page description of that story plus a several year time jump! The Sith Lords but finds out that she had been dismissed from the Jedi Order and has left Republic space.