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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Archived from the original on 7 October Drew Karpyshyn is a Canadian author and game designer. This page is not meant to keep you from following the link you’ve clicked on. What annoys me even more about this is the fact he built up the Revan character just so he can make the Sith Emperor seem tepublic more powerful than Revan and hence make him out to be the Sidious of TOR.

One of the few minor problems with this book, and really the whole series, is that there is no natural progression of cultures. Now I like the Revan character, I really do, just not this over-hyped and over-rated character you attempted to make him into. Like I said, so much of the novel could have been fleshed out and made better. Okay, biggest betrayal time folks.

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Threat of Peace The Old Republic: It was great fun, wonderful memories. I also love role playing games. The Jedi Council gave Revan his life back, but the price of redemption was high. Views Read Edit View history. This book is extremely insulting to its characters.

Trivia About Revan Star Wars View all 10 comments. How will we survive— hang on a second, who is this guy? The problem is all this is constantly overshadowed by Kerpyshyn apparently putting no where near the effort needed for a novel like this. The gripping adventure had me on the edge of my seat the entire time. First off, little by little the story becomes a tale about our resident Sith Lord Scourge.

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Preview — Revan by Drew Karpyshyn. In that Old Testament of the Kar;yshyn of the Rings, Tolkien had created a vast panorama of vision that enabled his more familiar narration to attain a greater depth than would otherwise have been possible. I played the game all the way to the end and was left feeling underwhelmed.

I do feel like maybe the casual sci-fi fan will not enjoy this because it is trying so hard to be part of a massive Star Wars universe outside of the book. If Drew Karpyshyn wanted to write a story about Scourge so be it, but title it Scourge already.

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The overall plot of Revan is covering the mysterious years after Knights of the Old Republic, why he went missing and where the Exile is. Karpyyshyn it’s not THAT clever. We are experiencing technical difficulties. So…after a complicated series of events involving Revan breaking out of his restraints thanks to the Exile and T3, Scourge, Revan, and the Exile face down the Sith emperor. Real-world articles Old Republic novels.

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About halfway through the novel, he has an about face and starts to think of a couple of people as his friends, suddenly grows a heart, etc. Revan is a complicated character and a two part film is unrealised potential for the Star Wars films, no more side stories. Finally, I was very much surprised with how weak the novel is on the technical side of things. These Star Wars books seemed a lot better when I was a teenager. He already decided the genders and game endings for these characters, so why not canonize a personality as well?

LotF and Revan have been great to rekindle my interest. I’m so underwhelmed with this novel, I’m almost dreading to read anything else by Karpyshyn or starring Revan.

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Revan’s droid, T3-M4manages to eventually repair the ship and head back towards Republic space. I also enjoyed the plot. Yeah, you read that right.

Also, at the ancient tomb of Ludo Kressh in Korriban, the Jedi Exile fights a silent vision of Darth Revan, in which he appears to wield two lightsabers, one red and one violet.

There are different choices to make and a ton of other features like influence that come into play when dealing with the companions. And, unfortunately, my misgivings have been proven correct. 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.

Knights of the Old Republic and begins with Revan living on Coruscant, now married to Bastila Shanon the outs with the Jedi Order and experiencing horrible insomnia due to nightmare he believes are part of his forgotten past as the Sith Lord Darth Revan. I read this book so quickly that I didn’t have time to shift it from my “to read” shelf to my “currently reading” shelf, if that tells you anything.

One of my favorite things about Star Wars is the Force, and the many philosphies surrounding it. He teams up with Canderous Ordo to track down his past and hopefully destroy the olr before it destroys those he loves.

She takes Scourge to the Emperor’s homeworld of Nathemawhich he finds completely devoid of the Force. He leads a group of followers, called Revanites, into infiltrating both galactic powers and influencing them into annihilating each other. No soy muy fan, no he jugado a los videojuegos, es revah curiosidad.

The novel begins two years after the events of Star Wars: