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.

Author: Dizahn Meshakar
Country: Comoros
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Travel
Published (Last): 28 October 2012
Pages: 398
PDF File Size: 6.30 Mb
ePub File Size: 17.23 Mb
ISBN: 886-6-64234-573-5
Downloads: 28652
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kimi

Killing off the Jedi Exile in this way, someone that players loved just as much as Revan at leastis not only typifying the Stuffed in the Fridge trope but is also a final slap rrpublic the face to a great character, female characters in general, and fans like myself that were hoping to see something grand, operatic, and amazing for a character that we spent hours building!

Relationships were also strong and detailed. The Stars Wars books are always hit or miss. First off, the lore and worldbuilding.

Bastila is jealous of Meetra, because Meetra is Revan’s apprentice and has a “special relationship” with him. Not Lord Scourge, anybody but him! Commons category link is on Wikidata. So it tells repyblic that “Revan” is one of the best Star Wars books I’ll be reading this year.

Bastila then goes to sleepdreaming of her lost husband. Rrpublic I like the Revan character, I really do, just not this over-hyped and over-rated character you attempted to make him into.

Revan: Star Wars Legends (The Old Republic)

Sign In Erpublic have an account? I remember more about the utter betrayal rpeublic the rest of the companions and later characters then I did about Bastila, perhaps I revqn as a reader or Karpyshyn as krpyshyn writer? The entire cast could be described with these adjectives. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Nyriss fears that the Emperor plans to invade the Republic and risk the stability of the Empire as well as the well being of the remaining Sith species, who were mercilessly hunted down by the Jedi.


Additionally, the Jedi Exile can speak with several companions and non-player characters within the game to learn more about the history of Revan, and his journey into the Unknown Regions. View all 3 comments.

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. I guess the only proper way to start is at the very beginning.

Well, about halfway through the story, the Jedi Exile shows up! The world building was wonderful and it created a nice fit for both the characters and the plot. Kagpyshyn exactly happened beyond the Outer Rim? They talk of Revan, and Vaner wonders if his father would have been disappointed that he never joined the Jedi Order but went into politics instead. Soulcalibur’s Star Wars Fighters”. I have only seen the Sith Emperor mentioned once in the Star Wars: If the characters from here didn’t match the players’ vision from the games, well, that already missed the mark.

Revan, Bastila Shan, The Exile, and even mentions the supporting game characters. Over time the story moves steadily forward, drea of betrayal come afoot, deaths some very graphic deaths for Star Wars standards and a very stereotypical Emperor made for difficult read at times.

I am hoping to see if a novel is created based on what he did before he and Malak tried to take over the Republic, or perhaps when he went to war with the Mandalorians.

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

And I choose to ignore it. If the treatment of Revan and the companions is a major strike, then wait till I get to the treatment of the OTHER major character involved in the story. This novel is the very definition of a page turner. Karpyshyn is great at writing erpublic, intense fight scenes.


It had a few threads going on at once and they were nicely woven together. Probably the best Star Wars book I’ve read in years. He is the character that players portray in the first Knights of the Old Republic video game.

And your favorite and mine The Old Republicand features the character Revanwho was the player character in the video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. LotF and Revan have been great to rekindle my interest. Revan’s link with the Emperor was two-way, however, and he was able to keep the Emperor’s darker urges in dfew, thereby preventing the Emperor from unleashing his full power upon the galaxy. I even found some of the comedy pretty good, especially Revan’s conversation with Atris.

Revan was originally slated to appear in the cartoon series Star Wars: They detracted from the story.

Revan – Wikipedia

But that is exactly why I never read Revan when it was released; my fear that a continuation of this Star Wars story could never live up to my sky high expectations. The Jedi Council gave Revan his life back, but the price of redemption was high.

Apr 05, Bradley Frederick rated it it was amazing. By the end of this book, my nerves were shot, tears had been shed, and Erew didn’t want it to end.

View all 11 comments. Part of what made his leaving so interesting was due to the brief hints as to why, giving suggestions to why he was leaving but never outright saying it. This would have been a five star review if only for the fact that the ending left the whole story feeling unfinished and unresolved. The Force Architecture Languages Physics.