But unlike those books, what kenobi offers is a well balanced, fresh take on an old story that had plenty to offer but was never explored. Bail shook his head and turned to face kenobi, his kind eyes trying to read the thoughts of the other man. The trials of obiwan kenobi chapter 8, a star wars fanfic. Originally conceived as a graphic novel, kenobi was created in response to a challenge by millers editors to do something never before attemptedstar wars as a western, with obiwan as the drifter, determined homesteader moisture farmers. One that just wont go away is a potential trilogy based on legendary jedi obiwan kenobi. Buy star wars obiwan kenobi jedi knight dk readers level 3 by dk isbn. A rumoured star wars spinoff revolving around obiwan kenobi is speculated to begin filming in january 2019, with stephen daldry still earmarked to direct. There was so much texture and diversity which disney threw away and then decided star wars was too samey. Siri tachi was devastated as master windu told her what had happened. Todays episode reunites us, here in the nearot era, with some friends from a ways back and for old times sake, our older, wiser characters spend a lot of time taking a spin through obiwan kenobis greatest hits. My sister just recently got into star wars, and shes heading off to college soon. Dont have time to sort through all of the novels, comic books, and episodes of the.
Obiwan kenobi spinoff film to start shooting in 2019. Its mostly a young adult series but i remember it being well written enough that its still enjoyable as an adult. From the moment they met when obiwan was still learning the. Now, john jackson over the last few years i have been continually disappointed by some of the star wars books that have come to market. Kenobi by john jackson miller meet your next favorite book. A myriad of magnificent maul moments coffee with kenobi. This part of the star wars timeline is one i only recently began to venture further into. Obiwan kenobi now known as ben is a reoccurring character. After besting him in a fight, though, he also sets his eyes on you. Star wars media over the years, such as books, comics, and video games.
Jedi kay kenobi is a fanfiction author that has written 20 stories for star wars, star wars. The long awaited reunion between obiwan kenobi and his nemesis, maul, will finally take place on star wars rebels. Now join them a few years into the chosen one anakins. Obiwan kenobi in the revenge of the sith novelization. Plus various appearances in numerous other books and comics. His comics work includes writing for iron man, mass effect, bart simpson, and indiana jones.
John jackson miller is the new york times bestselling author of star wars. Sunstein is a professor at harvard law school, a former official in the obama administration, an expert in behavioral science and constitutional jurisprudence, and the author of. Powerless to retrieve darth vader from the dark side, he would train the only one who could. An archive of our own, a project of the organization for transformative works. Anakin at the point of invisible hand is match and can beat obiwan kenobi,but with difficulties and time due to obiwans soresu technique. Unique artwork for posting words of wisdom or decorating your wall, fridge or office.
I recently picked up the book kenboi and i freaken love it, though i do wish ben was in it more. And finding out about his life as he settles on tatooine is fascinating. The clone wars, titanic, jack the giant slayer, book thief, spiderman, hobbit, resident evil, and avengers. But, unfortunately, ben kenobi occupies too little of this book. Visionaries, dark horse comics published a short tale called old wounds. Fueled by his hatred for kenobi, maul survived and reconstructed himself as a cyborg, although the experience of his defeat also drove him insane. High quality obi wan kenobi inspired greeting cards by independent artists and designers from around the world. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The first book in the series is the rising force by dave wolverton.
With the dark ascension of the empire, and the jedi knights virtually wiped out, one jedi who escaped the massacre is slated for a date with destinyand a confrontation with darth vader. Darth maul has led a thrilling life that expands throughout the star wars universe. Ewan mcgregor says obiwan kenobi movie might be a mind trick. The author has written the story as a classical western, also supported by the desert environment in which most of the scenes take place. Small introduction, then we follow the second movie, clone war serie. The new star wars anthology book will cover obiwan kenobi. Anakins thoughts while being burned on mustafar and turning into darth vader star wars explained duration. Hello, i was wondering if some people could recommend the best books about obi wan kenobi to read. Yoda sharing with obiwan kenobi about darth mauls existence.
In the laterreleased prequel trilogy, a younger version of the character serves as one of the main protagonists alongside anakin skywalker. He may not have been a jedi, but bail was an excellent judge of other sentients. Obiwans life after death is just one of 40 stories in star wars. Star wars obiwan kenobi jedi knight dk readers level 3. And the great thing is, unlike some other recent star wars books, kenobi would be very easy to get into for someone who has watched the star wars movies but never read any of the expanded universe. The untold story of jedi master obiwan kenobi in the years between star wars episode iii. The books follow the adventures of young jedi obiwan kenobi and his master, quigon jinn, before the events of star wars. However, miller takes this established genre and flips it as he examines kenobis internal. With the reintroduction of maul the sith formerly known as darth in solo. Star wars legends mass market paperback july 29, 2014. Im looking for some good novels starring obiwan kenobi or at least ones that feature him a good amount. From a certain point of view, which features several major characters and events in the star wars universe.
Theres a whole series starring obi wan and qui gon called star wars. Jan 18, 2016 obiwan kenobi in the revenge of the sith novelization by matthew stover on anakin. The two brothers set off in search of obiwan kenobi. Overlooked as a padawan, he was to become one of the most revered masters of all. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Kenobi wookieepedia is a star wars legends novel by john jackson miller, concerning obiwan ben kenobis first weeks in exile on tatooine. One of the few things fans agree is a positive to come out of the divisive star wars prequels is ewan mcgregors obiwan kenobi now a filmmaker named rich williamson has put together a. What happened to darth maul after phantom menace movieweb. Obiwan and maul face off in this new footage from star. Darth maul, later simply maul, is a fictional character in the star wars franchise.
In fact it could be my favorite star wars novel so far this year although it would be a tight race between it and into the void. There they will meet the unique natives of the land and the jedi knight will end up meeting his match. Read everything there is to know about the incredible life of the most revered jedi master ever, from his first meeting with anakin skywalker to his final meeting with darth vader. Twin suns, and now, thanks to new footage, weve got an allnew look at the. Her favorite characters obiwan, so she wants some novels to read featuring him while shes at college.
Obiwan will probably kill darth maul on star wars rebels. Within the original trilogy, obiwan serves as a supporting character and is portrayed by english actor alec guinness. Kenobi is essentially billed as a star wars western with frontier settler people who, in their eternal struggles with the elements and native peoples, are distrustful of outsiders and in the case of obiwan kenobi, outsiders dont come much bigger. The only thing standing between obiwan kenobi and jedi knighthood is a lesson he must learn from his jedi master, but the only place where he can learn that lesson is in the middle of an intergalactic war. A star wars story teaser by rich williamson on vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The life and legend of obiwan kenobi books for kids. The book, set in the universe of star wars, takes place between the movies revenge of the sith and a new hope and tells the arrival of obiwan kenobi on tatooine with the little luke. Kenobi was trying very hard to keep up face, and only partially succeeding. Youve been obiwan kenobis aka darth valors loyal apprentice and lover for almost a year when you discover a new sith, one that seems hellbent on destroying obiwan and taking the title of sith lord for himself. Before their military heroism in the clone wars, before their tragic battle on mustafar, and many decades before their final confrontation on the death star, they were master obiwan kenobi and his young padawan, anakin skywalker.
Anakin, dooku and yoda vs obi wan, mace windu and sidious. From his days as a padawan learner to his mastery of jedi knighthood, obiwan kenobis life helped shape the fate of the entire galaxy. Grand admiral thrawn faces the ultimate test of his loyalty to the empire in this epic star wars novel from. Jude watson is the primary author of the series, although the first book was written by dave wolverton. Ewan mcgregor being courted for a new obiwan kenobi trilogy. Always remember i am fear, always remember i am hunter, always remember i. Though all eyes are on the boy anakin skywalker, there is another young man making his rite of passage. Jedi apprentice by jude watson well, except for the first book. Furthermore, the characterisation is excellent blending the performances of ewan mcgregor and alec guinness. Sworn to serve the galactic republic and the jedi order, his own apprentice would bring about their destruction.
Jedi apprentice is a popular series of books in the fictional star wars legends universe, published between 1999 and 2002. Youve got ww2 fighter stories in the rogue squadron books or the anti hero of the bounty hunter series and if you soldiers sitting around talking about emotions, theres the clone wars books. Following his defeat at kenobis hands, maul is driven to insanity, but is. He lives in wisconsin with his wife, two children, and far too many comic books.760 811 1111 331 1430 986 368 580 689 688 216 493 1426 22 1246 1348 453 760 23 839 992 1601 974 1509 1163 319 807 1334 701 728 173 1083