Master & Apprentice (Star Wars) - Claudia Gray

Master & Apprentice (Star Wars)

Author: Claudia Gray


  • Publication Date: 2019-04-16
  • Category: Science Fiction
4.5 Score: 4.5
(From 116 Ratings)

Summary

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unexpected offer threatens the bond between Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi as the two Jedi navigate a dangerous new planet and an uncertain future in the first canon Star Wars novel to take place before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace.

A Jedi must be a fearless warrior, a guardian of justice, and a scholar in the ways of the Force. But perhaps a Jedi’s most essential duty is to pass on what they have learned. Master Yoda trained Dooku; Dooku trained Qui-Gon Jinn; and now Qui-Gon has a Padawan of his own. But while Qui-Gon has faced all manner of threats and danger as a Jedi, nothing has ever scared him like the thought of failing his apprentice.

Obi-Wan Kenobi has deep respect for his Master, but struggles to understand him. Why must Qui-Gon so often disregard the laws that bind the Jedi? Why is Qui-Gon drawn to ancient Jedi prophecies instead of more practical concerns? And why wasn’t Obi-Wan told that Qui-Gon is considering an invitation to join the Jedi Council—knowing it would mean the end of their partnership? The simple answer scares him: Obi-Wan has failed his Master.

When Jedi Rael Averross, another former student of Dooku, requests their assistance with a political dispute, Jinn and Kenobi travel to the royal court of Pijal for what may be their final mission together. What should be a simple assignment quickly becomes clouded by deceit, and by visions of violent disaster that take hold in Qui-Gon’s mind. As Qui-Gon’s faith in prophecy grows, Obi-Wan’s faith in him is tested—just as a threat surfaces that will demand that Master and apprentice come together as never before, or be divided forever.

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  • A fun story with Qui-Gon at the helm

    4
    By Bryanxoxo
    I enjoyed reading about young obi’s adventures and more about the prophecies. It was a good book, not my favorite of the new cannon but a nice read. I thought there could have been a little more Saber wielding, this is the Republic era after all!
  • Well, hello there.

    5
    By PaleoGamer86
    This was the most amazing book in the history of the world. Because my lord and savior Obi-Wan Kenobi was in it. Hail Sithis
  • A must read!!!

    5
    By JuneJoshua
    Just started reading after the book was released and so far there was not a single moment which disappointed me. This book is really well written. Even the alien language is on point. (Mild Spoiler) Plus the book will keep you attached. I suggest that everyone read this. Also if you want a guide on reading the new canon novels, my advice is this: As long as you avoid reading and The Trilogy you should be fine (these don’t make any sense). A good thing is that now you no longer see these authors write any more Star Wars canon novels so I don’t expect any problems with the new canon. If you liked Obi-Wan in the prequel trilogy like I did, this book is for you.
  • Haven’t read it yet, but it’s Claudia

    5
    By Jctpark
    Two of my favorite characters (shut up, my life my choices) plus this author .... I can’t wait until the 16th.
  • C’mon.

    5
    By Isaac233
    We all know it’s gonna be good. It’s Claudia Gray.

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