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Star Wars: Outbound Flight Hardcover – January 31, 2006

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Another puzzle piece in the Star Wars universe falls into place with this action-packed prequel to Hugo-winner Zahn's Star Wars: Survivor's Quest (2004). Familiar characters such as Obi-Wan Kenobi, young Anakin Skywalker and the evil Lord Palpatine (aka Darth Sidious) make appearances, but the true star is Commander Thrawn, a red-eyed, blue-skinned alien. On the Outbound Flight, a mammoth Jedi exploration and colonization vessel sent to far-off reaches of the cosmos to identify potential Force-users and hunt down a lost knight, Jedi Master Jorus C'baoth struggles with an inappropriate lust for power. Thrawn's attack on the ship (secretly influenced by Darth Sidious's agents) insures his own eventual exile from his race and sets other sinister wheels in motion. As these old and new characters wrestle with difficult moral questions, Zahn deftly portrays their inner struggles in fluid prose, while also affirming his status as a skillful creator of dazzling futuristic worlds. Though more time with the doomed Outbound Flight's passengers, who are the subject of Survivor's Quest, would round out the story, the book is nonetheless an enthralling page-turner sure to appeal to its target audience.
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Timothy Zahn’s Star Wars novels have more than four million copies in print. Since 1978 he has written nearly seventy short stories and novelettes, nineteen novels, and three short fiction collections, and won the 1984 Hugo Award for best novella. He is best known for his six Star Wars books (Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, The Last Command, Specter of the Past, Vision of the Future, and Survivor’s Quest). He lives with his family on the Oregon coast.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ LucasBooks; 1st edition (January 31, 2006)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 464 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0345456831
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0345456830
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.72 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 6.72 x 1.46 x 9.57 inches
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4.0 out of 5 stars SWAG 77 Review of "OUTBOUND FLIGHT" and "MIST ENCOUNTER" some spoilers.
Reviewed in the United States on September 13, 2015
While this novel is not the introductory novel to a very awesome protagonist, GRAND ADMIRAL THRAWN, it is a backstory to him and enters the entire class of other beings, Far-Outsiders or Yuuzhan Vong. This novel is a LEGENDS book. It's no longer seen as canon, though I working tirelessly to change that at #GetThrawnIn #StarWarsRebels http://getthrawnin.tumblr.com @ThrawnInRebels.

What I LOVE about this book is THRAWN. He doesn't care or know anything about the larger galaxy than his area called the Chiss Expansionary Defense Fleet, and he commits some questionable acts as a military leader per his people, the Chiss, and he BEATS THE CRAP OUTTA JEDI AND THE "PRE-IMPERIALS" and just by strategy and tactics. This book shows why he is a military genius. All the while, he's cool, calm and collected.

What I did not like too much time on how awesome Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker is and the activities they do. I did not feel they were leads here. THRAWN was. I was begging to see more THRAWN. Not the known ideas of the Jedi. But then THRAWN turns a Jedi to the dark side... A non-Force user turning a Jedi... WOW!

Another thing I liked is the short story, "THE MIST ENCOUNTER". I liked it ONLY for THRAWN and how cunning he was after being stranded on a planet only to take down a newly formed Empire. And he did it so eloquently. Only thing was at the end was it was too quick in pace explaining how he did it, and how the leader of the expedition, Parck figured out it was an intelligent savage and only to find out it was an alien - a Chiss, which was THRAWN. The other issue was how welcoming Parck became and the 50 different directions he could use to control THRAWN. Apologies for the spoilers.

The audience for this book is anyone who has a desire to read a really good Star Wars Legends book written by one the best Star Wars author, Timothy Zahn. I suggest that ages 13+ can read this book with ease.
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Mr. Richard J. S. Blake
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another Great Book By Timothy Zahn.
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