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Star Wars: Clone Wars, Volume 4: Light and Dark (Star Wars: Clone Wars #4)

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The Jedi are taught to use the Force for good; to avail themselves only to the light side. But the dark side can be a dangerous temptation to even the strongest Jedi, as Aayla Secura learns when she battles former Jedi in training Aurra Sing, and Quinlan Vos discovers when he crosses swords with a true master of the dark, Count Dooku. Set against the backdrop of the Clone ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 25th 2004 by Dark Horse Books (first published June 8th 2000)
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Mar 11, 2009 Bryan Glosemeyer rated it really liked it
so far, this is the best of the clone wars books that I've read. (although I haven't read vol 3). It's written by Ostrander, who seems to be the best person out there writing star wars comics right now. his series star wars legacy has been the most interesting and captivating and best written of all the star wars comics I've read. (albeit, my star wars comics reading isn't overly extensive).
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This is a much better story than the one's I've read so far. This has a really engaging single story, however it was heavy going and a bit dense at times. There was a good amount of action and it was really psychological too.
Jun 13, 2012 Alex rated it really liked it
ANother excellent volume in this series. John ostrander is starting to build up a world of characters and situations distinct - but related - from Lucas' dire prequel trilogy and it's allowing for more flexible and enjoyable storytelling and a better Expanded Universe as a result. Quinlan Vos and Aayla Secura mostly feature here and both have their problems with confronting the dark in enjoyable and beautifully drawn stories. It's worth highlighting how very good Jan Duursema's artwork on this s ...more
Sep 05, 2012 Yves rated it it was amazing
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Quinlan Vos a toujours été un Jedi avec un petit côté sombre plus prononcé que la moyenne. Il a comme but de convaincre le Comte Dooku qu'il a changé d'allégeance et qu'il veut rejoindre ses rangs. Dooku étant un fin renard teste sa fidélité en lui donnant des missions qui pourraient le faire tomber du côté obscur ou lui faire révéler sa véritable nature de Jedi. Vos n'a pas le choix, il doit commettre les crimes dont lui demande de faire le Comte.

Voici une autre bonne bande dessinée de John Ost
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Aug 29, 2013 Angela rated it liked it
This volume concentrates on jedi working undercover. It asks a simple question about how far you can pretend to be on the dark side without crossing over. Vos continues to be an intriguing character who goes on an understandable journey trying to find out what Dooku is up to. A good read.
Victor Orozco
Oct 15, 2013 Victor Orozco rated it really liked it
Very good book. The Star Wars Clone Wars graphic novels remind me of a really good espionage thriller. The lead in this case is Quinlan Vos who appeared briefly in episode I as an undercover Jedi in Tatooine and was briefly mentioned by Obi-Wan Kenobi in Episode III. His cover is blown yet enforced again by the very possibility that he may truly have been turned to the Dark Side of the Force. Yet he perseveres despite a great deal of pressure. Wonderful story. B+
Zachary Hatton
Oct 17, 2013 Zachary Hatton rated it liked it
For once a ton of Jedi don't die needlessly and pathetically in a clone wars graphic novel. I pretty much gave up on the clone wars series of graphic novels after volume 3, but I had already bought volume 4 & 5 so I'm reading them.
To my pleasant surprise, volume 4 wasn't terrible, and I actually liked it, at least for a clone wars graphic novel. Vos is just a pretty cool character, as is Aayla Secura. So it was pretty enjoyable overall. John Ostrander is a pretty good Star Wars writer. He a
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Feb 13, 2014 Andrew rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book and I guess every series has it sooner or later - is to me part of the "mid-point". I guess its the cynic in me that feels that all big story arcs - what ever their genre or grounding - have to have start and an end - and as a result they automatically have a "mid-point" where the storyline starts to trip from build up to run down towards to that final confrontation. Now this is not a bad thing as sometimes you just don't realise it - while at others you know full well you are at that ...more
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John Ostrander is an American writer of comic books. He is best known for his work on Suicide Squad, Grimjack and Star Wars: Legacy, series he helped create.

Originally an actor in a Chicago theatre company, Ostrander moved into writing comics in 1983. His first published works were stories about the character "Sargon, Mistress of War", who appeared the First Comics series Warp!, based on a series
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