Owing to darth plagueis teachings, darth sidious returned after his first death. Unaware of her lineage as the granddaughter of the emperor, rey was the only name she went by prior to assuming the skywalker surname. Mar 24, 2017 star wars 8 the last jedi set photo leak suggests supreme leader snoke is darth plagueis, according to a star wars theorist. Dec 28, 2015 before the release of the force awakens, it was speculated that rey s staff is actually the lightsaber of darth plagueis due to a slight resemblance between the two. A sith lord with the ability to manipulate life and death, plagueis is the mentor and murder victim of palpatine darth sidious. Rey skywalker was a forcesensitive human female who, after years of living as a scavenger, became a jedi during the war between the first order and the resistance. And when the time is right, he destroys his masterbut vows never to suffer the same fate. First order and the resistance, sidious granddaughter rey tracked him down.
I mean everyone is praying that its darth plagueiss staff. The book tells the story of plagueis, the muun dark lord of the sith. In the book, it is revealed that palpatine had discovered plagueiss secret to immortality, using this knowledge to survive after his death in return of the jedi. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Heres why supreme leader snoke is probably not darth plagueis. This book gives insight to to turn an apprentice into a master. Darth plagueis, a sith lord who knows the dark side so well. For like no other disciple of the dark side, darth. Star wars book douglas county libraries bibliocommons. From what ive heard, rey has the staff because it is all she can afford.
She is one of the new characters of the series, and is the main protagonist of the sequel films, having debuted in episode vll. Plagueis author james luceno posted by eric on january 10, 2012 its finally here. It was originally scheduled for release in october of 2008, but its release was canceled. Rey ultimately chose the jedi path, despite inheriting her strength in the force from a dark. Within the darth plagueis novel that was decanonised, plagueis talks about having superweapons that can destroy entire star systems, he talks about ruling from the shadows whilst sidious is the public face, of how immortality is more important than the power sidious is after and on the cover appears as a large hologram overlooking sidious. Why plagueis went to meet anakin in the phantom menace youtube. Ben then reemerges and rushes to reys side, and uses his force powers to bring her back to life. The book tells the story of plagueis, the muun dark lord of the sith, as he foments galactic turbulence and interstellar strife, studies the deepest and most. Star wars, darth plagueis book san jose public library. Dec 17, 2019 in star wars the phantom menace, darth plagueis and palpatine were devising their plans to chancellor of the senate. At long last, the star wars story of the mysterious sith lord darth plagueis and his apprentice, darth sidious, is revealed. The underworld fortyseven standard years before the harrowing reign of emperor palpatine, baldemnic was nothing more than an embryonic world in the outer rims auril sector, populated by reptilian sentients who expressed as little tolerance for outsiders as they. Oct 30, 2012 9780345511287excerpt lucerno star wars darth plagueis part one. Star wars legends star wars legends book 19 kindle edition by luceno, james.
Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Finn, the exstormtrooper who stands against his former masters. In star wars the phantom menace, darth plagueis and palpatine were devising their plans to chancellor of the senate. However, sue rostoni later stated that the book had been reinstated, and the novel was to be released on january 10, 2012. You will never look at the prequels in the same light again. Oct 04, 2019 darth plagueis also wanted a dyad between himself and palpatine. Goodreads members who liked darth plagueis also liked. Oct 04, 2019 palpatine was trying to provoke rey into giving him her body because he needed a new one, but this isnt the usual means of succession. This is because the power of the dyad is just so powerful, more so than any rule of 2 concept. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Kylo ren meets darth plagueis master scene original star. Darth plagueis book chicago public library bibliocommons. Darth plagueis was created for use in the star wars franchise, including video games, novels, comics books, as well as other forms of media.
I found it to be a really rich expansion to the star wars universe. I know jj decanonized the books but it does look like they are going back and cherry picking certain books to make them canon. Darth plagueis ebook santa clara city library bibliocommons. In the legends storyline darth sidious took the book after killing his master and the luke stole it for himself. Darth plagueis book vaughan public libraries bibliocommons.
Well, its certainly possible well see him in books or comics. James luceno darth plagueis, a sith lord who knows the dark side so well that he has power over life and death, joins forces with his apprentice, oneday emperor darth sidious, to try to dominate the whole galaxy. Episode iii revenge of the sith, in which palpatine frames his life as a legend. You may be looking for the legends novel darth plagueis. Darth plagueis was a male dark lord of the sith who, at some point prior to the invasion of naboo, chose sheev palpatine, a human from naboo, as his apprentice.
A masterpiece of intrigue, republic politics and finance, and most of all, an insight into the workings of the sith. The force awakens rey is not using darth plagueis staff. The rise of darth vader, cloak of deception, and labyrinth of evil, as well as the new jedi order novels agents of chaos i. Darth plagueis star wars and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. As master and disciple, plagueis and palpatinewho took the sith moniker darth sidiousworked together for years, trying to unlock the secrets of immortality as plagueis. Darth plagueis star wars books are our speciality youtini. This book could be renamed the sith bible and it would totally fit as it is filled with sith philosophy and history dating back to the darth bane era. Rey skywalker is a human female scavenger who discovered her latent forcesensitivity while on a quest to find the legendary jedi master luke skywalker and bring a new hope to a galaxy on the brink of war. Rey, later known as rey skywalker, is a fictional character in the star wars franchise and the main protagonist of the sequel film trilogy. Enlistment 6765 years before the battle of yavin 1. Darth plagueis, a sith lord who knows the dark side so well that he has power over life and death, joins forces with his apprentice, oneday emperor darth sidious, to try to dominate the whole galaxy. James luceno is the new york times bestselling author of the star wars novels millennium falcon, dark lord. Nov 27, 2015 people have speculated that its a saberstaff.
Darth plagueis is mentioned in rae carsons novelization of the 2019 film the rise of skywalker. An alien muun, who might resemble a somber and elong a very enjoyable and entertaining star wars novel. Darth plagueis is arguably one of the finest star wars novels ever written. In my opinion, it does what a star wars novel can do at its best, augment the films for the better. Fortunately, new heroes have emerged to take up armsand perhaps lay down their livesfor the cause. Darth plagueis was a dark lord of the sith, so powerful and so wise that he could use the force to influence the midichlorians to create life. Darth plagueis was darth sidious emperor senator palpatines sith master. In an entertainment weekly interview, she commented on speculation about the staff being plagueis saying the following.
The novel takes the phantom menace menace and adds a second layer to the film it didnt have until i read this novel. Darth plagueis by luceno, james from amazons fiction books store. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading darth plagueis. Did you ever hear the tragedy of darth plagueis the wise. Find books like darth plagueis from the worlds largest community of readers. The rise of darth vader, cloak of deception, labyrinth of evil, as well as the new jedi order novels agents of chaos i. Darth plagueis is a novel by james luceno that tells the backstory of the dark lord of the sith, darth plagueis. Darth plagueis is known to be the most dense star wars novel of all time, but dont let that steer you away from a fantastic lorefilled story. All of this brings me to the staff of darth plagueis. Heres why the snoke darth plagueis theories are probably. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless ways of the sith. Twentythree years later, during the battle of endor, sidious came to be killed by a redeemed anakin skywalker, who turned back to the light side of the force and threw sidious down a reactor shaft to save his son luke.
Rey s staff it should also be mentioned that leading up to the release of the force awakens, star wars fanatics theorized that reys staff was actually the staff of darth plagueis. Darth plagueis star wars legends mass market paperback october 30, 2012. The character is first mentioned in the 2005 film star wars. Abrams, and michael arndt for the force awakens 2015, the first installment of the trilogy, and is portrayed by daisy ridley. A star wars book, darth plagueis, told the story of the characters backstory but. I just finished darth plagueis by james luceno, published by del rey.1009 348 1267 1477 1062 1435 1501 1321 495 805 1528 1024 32 126 1438 927 257 436 442 1281 525 1264 748 324 1254 1390 671 459 1381 1269 256 1041 426 195 310 1094 1051 905 973 452 634 707 1216 1421