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 — Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan by Drew Karpyshyn · 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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Oh wait, it’s because Bastila was poorly handled just so the slow moving plot would go faster and we could have some action. But the problems here are so glaring, and the story so lackluster, that I can’t help but notice every little detail.

The Sith Lords reveals that a year after the defeat of Malak, Revan recalled a threat from his time as the Dark Lord, and left known space to deal with it. Stay in Touch Sign up. 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. Part of what made his leaving so interesting was due to the brief hin Why?

Sep 26, Iroh The Wise rated it did not like it. My mind says this is weak, it is weak, the author isn’t strong with the force.

And, lastly, the second half of this book and its conclusion were huge letdowns. Originally Posted by BrandonSM.

I can relate to that and I feel it is what attaches me to the character. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Hard Core Star Wars Fans. Still, I have a feeling that even the most casual of readers picking this up will find many problems with the writing and execution reupblic this novel.

Revan (Star Wars: The Old Republic, #1) by Drew Karpyshyn

This ability other Force user okd this power were Vader when he absorbs blaster fire into his hand, and the Horrn family most famously Corren Horn Star Wars: He is the character that players portray in the first Knights of the Old Republic video game. It was fun to get some backstory on one of my favorite characters. What exactly happened beyond the Outer Rim? It would have been better if he had more character development, but that doesn’t happen until the end when all the characters are together anyways.


Revan: Star Wars Legends (The Old Republic)

As I read, I couldn’t help but feel connected in some way to Revan; as he journeyed to rediscover his past, and re-purpose his future. Revan is quite the boring character, and the other two main players, Lord Scourge and Meetra Surik, are not much better.

I think that despite the stumbling blocks of the tie-in to the video game and graphic novels, this book was well done and I was engaged with the story throughout.

Once I got going I could not stop. Some of the best passages in the book are the revaan between Raven and Lord Scourge, the mental chess game they play during Revan’s As you might have guessed from the rating I gave this book, I really enjoyed it.

Regardless, Revan confronts Malak at the game’s conclusion. Nov 15, Minutes Buy. This does beg the question: War The Old Republic: The novel was fine. Before revaj gets on my case, George Lucas only specified a certain level of canon for the two player characters in the two KOTOR games: And before me you are nothing.

Retrieved 12 April Revan is zapped into unconsciousness and thrown into cryogenic freeze by the Sith Emperor. What fascinated me was Revan’s philosophical stance behind being a Jedi, or if you like, a grey Jedi. Meetra is jealous of Bastila because Bastila is Revan’s wife.

To me, this was the part of this book I liked least, but if I was a super hard core Star Wars fan and had been keeping up with the releases as the games came out, graphic novels were released, etc.

The Stars Revab books are always hit or miss.

With no idea how to identify the threat, let alone stop it, Revan may be doomed to fail. But, no, a book repubblic Revan turns out revna spends all the page time it could have used showcasing Revan, Bastilla, and all the rest of their crew developing Scourge as an up-and-coming power player in the Sith Empire. The statements and opinions expressed 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 its licensors do not guarantee the accuracy of, and are in kld way responsible for any content on these websites.


As leader of a Republic army, he defeated the Mandalorians in a war, though the way he won the war was fairly evil.

Revan: Star Wars Legends (The Old Republic) by Drew Karpyshyn | : Books

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As part of that quest, Revan gets together with Canderous Rsvan the Mandalorian mercenary to hunt for the Mask of the Mandalore as part of searching to uncover his lost memories about how he fell to the Dark Side to begin with.

Blaster Death Star Lightsaber. If you like Star Wars you’ve got to play this game. This book is primarily about the Dark Side and characters, both good and bad, that deal with it. The telling comes mainly from the third person views of three characters, each told so well, that you can almost feel how different each character is.

The Sith were interesting.

Otherwise, there wouldn’t be much drama to unfold. Revan encounters Malak, who tells Revan that he is the former Sith lord. This book sheds so much light on the events after the game, and also continues to include characters from the first and second game: The Old Republic Chronological Order 5 books.

I don’t really recommend this to Star Wars fans, new or old.