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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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Queen of the Empire
BOOK STORY
Paul and Hollace Davids
Skylark
Published as:
Paperback Youth Novel (1993)

Rating:
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Reviews:
1 review [Average review score: 0.5 / 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 the ultimate defeat of the Imperial forces could come from within the Empire itself.
The Imperial grand moffs are in revolt against the Prophets of the Dark Side. As the Rebel Alliance struggles with its latest weapon, Project Decoy, Princess Leia is kidnapped by an old enemy, then menaced by the surprise appearance of another evil foe-one obsessed with turning Leia to 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:

"Queen of the Empire sees a spectacular return to form for Paul and Hollace Davids after the mediocrity of Mission from Mount Yoda. The fifth book in the Jedi Prince series brings back all the trademarks: ludicrous plot points, appalling slips of character and unimaginative writing. Here are a few examples:

1) This book's environmental issue is that the planet Chad is under threat from burping bovines and the person who describes this is Han Solo, because we all know that Han is a secret Greenpeace warrior.
2) Han and Leia elope. Not only is this startlingly out of character, but they elope to (wait for it) Hologram Fun World. Seriously.
3) The heir to the Empire, who naturally is a pacifist, whispers secret experimental weapons designs in his sleep.
4) Hologram Fun World is beset by ruthless bounty hunters who use their blasters to (brace yourselves) draw graffiti on the walls (so naughty, those bounty hunter types!)
5) Princess Leia has stage fright. Princess Leia, the woman who faced down Darth Vader and Grand Moff Tarkin and insulted them both, has stage fright...Princess Leia, the woman who stood and presented medals to the Battle of Yavin heros in front of the entire Alliance, has stage fright...
6) The Moffs hold a Mofference on board the Moffship (for the love of Pete!)

"It just goes on and on and on, unfortunately. Thankfully Ken gets much less screen time in this book and, more importantly, this is the penultimate book of the series. This book is impossible to read without laughing at it, in a similar way to my being unable to write this review without being sarcastic and scathing."

Rating: 0.5 / 5

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