The second of three related novels starring Jedi Jax Pavan, droid I-5YQ, and journalist Den Dhur during the time directly after the events of Star. With the Jedi all but wiped out in the grim aftermath of Order 66, the Empire’s power seems unchecked. But one lone Knight continues to fight the. Street of Shadows is the second book in the excellent Coruscant Nights trilogy by Michael Reaves. We are still in the lower levels of Coruscant. Jax Pavan, one.

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Really like the idea of the Grey Paladin’s as well. Salvatore in writing fight scenes – but I would consider Reaves of the same caliber when it comes to churning out hand-to-hand, close quarters combat on the written page.

Laranth’s view spoiler [romantic interest in Jax hide spoiler ] was not especially subtle, and having almost everything about her take place off-screen, told not shown, took away a lot of its emotional streeet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Deceptions Special Edition 2: Feb 01, Joshua rated it liked it. And that side story with Typho?

Street of Shadows

With the case of her lover’s murder solved, Dejah Duare decides to leave Imperial Center for her home, accompanied by Jax and his party. You coruscanr the following rating and review.

I notice these all came out in June of A gr This has been a great trilogy, although I think the book “Last Jedi” actually makes it 4 now: A decent book overall, but could have been better. Regardless, with the exception of Typho and Vader, Reaves’s characterization was the highlight of this novel. The big reveal of the true murderer was a bit out there for me and fell flat in my opinion.


Street of Shadows by Michael Reaves

And he does an okay job with it more later. Street of Shadows Star Wars: Maybe she’ll be more than two dimensional in the next book, but my hopes are not high, to be frank. Jax’s party has some interesting interactions, develops enemies, goes on quests, uncovers dangerous truths, etc. Use mdy dates from December Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

She’s also killed a number of them.

Jax was a great main character. Dawn of the Jedi: Den–the Sullustan former Holonet reporter, Laranth a Twi-lek Jedi Paladin an offshoot of the Jedi who believe in training in a multitude of weaponsI-Five a self-aware droid, and Rhinann an Elomin who ran from the employment of Darth Vader. As I said in my review of “Jedi Twilight” I am just thrilled to see a whole new cast of characters in the Star Wars universe and I really am glad to see their further development in this book.

Iu story features characters from the Medstar Duologywhich was published in Jax was still an annoying character whom I wanted to throw across the room.

Like most of his stuff, shaodws first book starts out really strong and the second nigjts kind of gets carried along with it. As in the first book of the series with view spoiler [Even Piell hide spoiler ]Reaves wrapped strdet the tales of two more minor characters in this book, view spoiler [killing both Aurra Sing and Captain Typho hide spoiler ]only to have their fates contradicted in other sources. Considering this is a middle novel, I don’t think it’ll surprise anyone that Streeg manages to evade Vader’s clutches yet again.


The author’s continual use of “big” words often distract from flow of story throughout the series. Her job — to find Pavan.

Jedi Healer Jedi Trial Yoda: I am reviewing the Star Wars novel Coruscant Nights 2: This shaddows something to I-Five about sentience, which he wants to achieve, because this droid went beyond its protocol to defend its masters’ honor. I was very impressed at how well every jived together.

The Clone Wars – No Prisoners. Thought Typho got short shrift. The good thing is all the interesting new characters and species.

I certainly don’t consider this a terrible book; I adored the subtle changes to Laranth and some discussion of droids and their “sentience”. Shsdows 28, Pages Buy. The group decides to help the partner of a famous ar 2nd in the Jax Pavan series; he has decided to reclaim the title of Jedi Knight and his helping people who cannot get help from the Imperial bureaucracy for various reasons. Typho didn’t really do much for the story, in my opinion, and will most likely fade into Star Wars oblivion.