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Empire's End: Aftermath

Star Wars
Auteur(s): Chuck Wendig
Narrateur(s): Marc Thompson
Durée: 15 h et 51 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (129 évaluations)

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Following Star Wars: Aftermath and Star Wars: Life Debt, Chuck Wendig delivers the exhilarating conclusion to the New York Times best-selling trilogy set in the years between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

©2017 Chuck Wendig (P)2017 Random House Audio

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Painful to finish!

Is this an adult or teen sci-fi novel? The adolescent behaviour of the main characters is absurd. This trilogy is not worthy of the Star Wars title. Long live the “Legends” books of old.

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Marc Thompson tries his best at this mess.

Thompson's performance is the only thing that makes this story digestible. I tried but could not stomach this book in physical format. Wendig's regurgitation of the same descriptive words over and over again is nauseating. The amount of times he begins a sentence with The makes me want to vomit. Thrown up Alpha-gettis would have more original and luring sentence structure.

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great performance terrible story

Marc Thompson is brilliant as always, but as for the story and character development I was quite disappointed in comparison to other star wars novels. A decent story set up for the rise of the first order.

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pretty good

It was good. I recommend it. Quite enjoyable. really hope there is a First order beginnings book. 😃

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easy listen

#Audible1 easy listen, complex story line while maintaining easy listing flow and character development.
recommend to listen to the books before this to have a larger scope of what is happening and why but not necessary.

8/10 some better editing needed for pauses

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Meh

The narrator was way too corny in his presentation and over the top when trying to display emotions. On the other hand he has some good voices.

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Excellent and outstanding series

Although this 3rd book did drag on a bit compared to the previous two, I enjoyed following these characters.

Marc Thompson is as amazing as ever!
He stretched his voice even more for this title!!! Wow!

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  • RC
  • 2017-03-09

meh

Although better than the first in the series, I found myself wanting it to be over. That's a shame because I love almost all the star wars series books. I found the performance anoying at points. It was like listening to a reality show gone bad.

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  • John Michael Buban
  • 2017-03-01

Disappointing to the last.

The Aftermath series in general was a waste of time. What I wanted from this trilogy was insight to how the Empire grew into the First Order, new adventures from beloved characters accurately depicted, and how the Jedi could return to the galaxy. Three books later, I got nothing.

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  • Live for Music
  • 2017-08-29

Dreadful. Simply dreadful.

The best part of this series was that it ended. maybe one books Worth of story, poorly stretched into a trilogy. And as bad as some Expanded Universe authors were, Wending takes the prize as the all time worst. The Star Wars Christmas Special was a classic by comparison. I wish I could give it less then 1 star.

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  • M. Metzger
  • 2017-03-06

possibly the worst of the aftermath books

this may be the worst in the series. the story is slow and the time frame muddled. the last few chapters are cut together in such a way that it's hard to determine how long the final battle last. every choice made is the stupid choice but it all works out because each dumb choice comes with its own saving dues ex machina.

three books in and the author still doesn't understand that not every paragraph needs at least one simile. it is perhaps the most annoying thing about these books. especially since some of the similes are only usable on earth. one person says sober as a vicar. did the church of England make it star wars?

Thompson does his usual job and besides from a few rough voices he does good. the performance is above average.


spoilers below possibly


the book does little to further the star wars story. we get a vague idea of how the first order starts at the end of the book but still absent are any details of snook.

the characters are some of the least likeable in the star wars universe. Nora wexly being one of the worst. in the first chapters she abandons her son in the middle of an imperial blockade to take an escape pod. everyone in this book exhibits terrible and selfish choices that somehow always work out.

all in all you can skip this and just read the wiki summary. save your money for another star wars story.

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  • Jonathan M. Karamavros
  • 2017-04-07

Fine performance. Middling story.

There is some good insight into the fall of the Empire and origins of the first order. The politics of the day as well. But that doesn't hide the medicore and predictable story. And my God someone send Temmin to his room.

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  • michael
  • 2017-02-28

disappointing

Extremely disappointing conclusion. I was expecting there to be something of relevance seeing as this was the books leading up to the force awakens but no it's probably nothing more than a lead up to the new thrawn book.

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  • raul velasquez
  • 2018-12-27

predictable

took me a while to finished. too many characters and epilogues. it got really predictable cause of plot armor

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  • Scott Kovar
  • 2017-03-03

Origin of the First Order revealed.

If you like vague Easter eggs, this book is for you. It really didn't bridge the destruction of the second death star. However, this book does reveal the formation of the First Order. This entire trilogy should have been a short story.

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  • BHubba
  • 2017-03-25

The force is not strong with this one

What did you like best about Empire's End: Aftermath? What did you like least?

Liked Best: Marc Thompson's performance. He brings life to even weak story lines.

Liked Least: Inclusion of JarJar !!!!! Need anything else be said? Granted it was a very minor part of the story, but it was traumatic for me.

Has Empire's End: Aftermath turned you off from other books in this genre?

No - I will still listen to other Star Wars stories, but not with the same anticipation previous story lines have given.
Why is Luke never a part of the story?

Which scene was your favorite?

I cannot say I liked any scene enough to call is a favorite.

Do you think Empire's End: Aftermath needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

Maybe - it would be interesting to see how certain characters develop in the upcoming big story.

Any additional comments?

NEVER bring JAR JAR back - EVER

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  • Mark
  • 2019-05-15

Story line very convoluted. It was very mish mash.

Author just promoting next book characters. It took away from this series a lot. Ending was not an ending.

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