Star Wars: Maul : Star Wars: Legends

  • by Joe Schreiber
  • Narrated by Jonathan Davis
  • Series: Star Wars: Legends
  • 12 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Set before the events of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, this new novel is a thrilling follow-up to Star Wars: Darth Plagueis.
It's kill or be killed in the space penitentiary that houses the galaxy's worst criminals, where convicts face off in gladiatorial combat while an underworld gambling empire reaps the profits of the illicit blood sport. But the newest contender in this savage arena, as demonic to behold as he is deadly to challenge, is fighting for more than just survival. His do-or-die mission, for the dark masters he serves, is to capture the ultimate weapon: an object that will enable the Sith to conquer the galaxy.
Sith lords Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious are determined to possess the prize. And one of the power-hungry duo has his own treacherous plans for it. But first, their fearsome apprentice must take on a bloodthirsty prison warden, a cannibal gang, cutthroat crime lord Jabba the Hutt, and an unspeakable alien horror. No one else could brave such a gauntlet of death and live. But no one else is the dreaded dark-side disciple known as Darth Maul.

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Prison blues...

It's a dark and surprisingly gritty and gory story and great to see Maul take center stage. He is a great anti-hero and I always felt he was despatched too soon in the movies. Sadly, the overall plot is quite the tangled mess and like the ever-shifting Rubik's Cube style prison where the story takes place, the plot constantly shifts and moves adding in way too many subplots, characters and narrative dead ends for you to make any sense of what is going on or why Maul ended up there in the first place.
In the end you give up making any sense of it and just enjoy Jonathan Davis' for exceptional performance. He weaves effortlessly and skillfully in and out of the many characters, supported by the usual high production standards that make every Star Wars book such a great listen, regardless of the overall story.
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- Jesper Hauerslev

enjoyed it thoroughly.

very good. good length. good characters, creative action and plots. overall very fun to listen.
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- Zak

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-01-2014
  • Publisher: Random House Audio