Vader's Fortress (Star Wars: Junior Jedi Knights, #5)
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Vader's Fortress (Star Wars: Junior Jedi Knights #5)

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Anakin Solo and his friends--including Tionne and the Jedi Master Ikrit--venture into Darth Vader's abandoned fortress on the planet Vjun to recover Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber, supposedly hidden within the deadly walls of the stronghold. Original."
Mass Market, 114 pages
Published July 1st 1997 by "Berkley"
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There were some real gems in this story. Obviously, going on a quest to retrieve the light saber of Obi-Wan Kenobi, which Darth Vader had secreted off the Death Star and hidden on his secret fortress, was fun. The villain was, well, campy. But I really enjoyed the overall story of the delve into Vader's fortress, previously seen in some of the other EU comic and novels. The most touching moment I thought was (view spoiler)...more
Personally, I liked this book. The plot tracking Anakin Solo (youngest son of Han Solo and Princes Leia) and his friends is a bit simplified. But it had its moments. I especially liked the startled reaction people have when they discover the true identity of Jedi Master Ikrit, Anakin’s primary teacher. After all, Ikrit does look sort of like a bunny but with a longer tail and more walking legs rather than hopping ones.
Maxwell Heath
The villain introduced in this book is pretty dumb, although its better than the first four books that don't even really have a proper antagonist. On the other hand, seeing Darth Vader's fortress was interesting, although it also appears in better Star Wars stuff.
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i remember this was not very good at all. very cheesey
Mark Kaye
Another week story from Rebecca.
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