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[This story occurs during The New Republic era.]
Events that occur 5 years after the Battle of Yavin.

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Paperback Youth Novel
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Prophets of the Dark Side
BOOK STORY
Paul and Hollace Davids
Skylark
Published as:
Paperback Youth Novel (1993)

Rating:
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Reviews:
1 review [Average review score: 1 / 5]

Synopsis:
The battle against the evil Empire rages on as heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance continue their struggle to end the era of darkness. But by rescuing an Imperial prisoner, have the Rebels brought disaster upon themselves?
While on a perilous quest in the mushroom forests of Arzid, Luke and Ken are captured by Kadann, Supreme Imperial Prophet. Having tempted the young Jedi Prince into revealing the location of the Lost City of the Jedi, the Supreme Prophet plans to steal the ancient knowledge of the Jedi Knights. Now Kadann will rule over a new tyrannical empire, as foretold by the Prophets Of The Dark Side.


Chronology:
This story occurs approximately 5 years after the Battle of Yavin.

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Reviews:
Review by Bones, UK, 2010:

"The Jedi Prince series concludes with Prophets of the Dark Side, in which the origins of Ken, the series' eponymous Prince, are revealed.
"This book, as with Mission from Mount Yoda, is less conspicuously awful and more downright boring. It meanders through a less-than-thrilling plot line that involves a variety of the one-dimensional characters from the previous books in the series and continues the incessant use of random and unbelievable plot points that seem to occur only to move the story where the authors want it to go without actually considering whether such a thing is plausible. There are many examples of the poor writing in the book, such as: the Moffs being put on trial for high treason and then receiving the most ridiculous sentences; Luke dropping his lightsaber and not even trying to use the Force to recall it, leading to his capture and then later using the very technique that he neglected to use earlier in order to retrieve his lightsaber from a glass cabinet that he could have easily smashed with his fist; Ken yet again proving that, despite his apparently complete knowledge of all Imperial and galactic secrets, he is a complete moron by YET AGAIN accepting consumables from the enemy that are laced with truth serum (see Zorba the Hutt's Revenge for previous examples).
"There is, in reality, nothing at all to recommend this series. I found it difficult to even keep an open mind whilst reading them, since the writing just begs to be heckled. The Jedi Prince series is, undoubtedly, the worst set of Star Wars books I have ever read."

Rating: 1 / 5

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