The Defenders of the Dead by Jude Watson is the fifth in a series of young reader novels called Jedi Apprentice. The series explores the adventures of Qui-Gon. Jedi Apprentice 5: The Defenders of the Dead Jedi Apprentice 8: The Day of Reckoning. Read more ยท The Jedi Academy Trilogy II Dark Apprentice. Jedi Apprentice 5: The Defenders of the Dead is a star wars Book set in the Rebellion era.

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And I was surprised to find that I did. Obi-Wan is soon wrapped up in their enthusiasm and helps their cause, much to Qui-Gon’s displeasure.

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The two Jedi are there to rescue another Jedi who has been captured by one of the factions, but while there, Obi Wan falls under the spell of the Young, a third faction made up of the children of the other two factions who want to bring about the end of the eternal war. But I still think Obi-Wan is basically right, even though it’s not quite so simple as that. The highlight of this book was the last page and the cliffhanger. This is a gallery of the different cover variations of Jedi Apprentice: I gotta say, though: Return of the Jedi Share to Google Classroom.

Despite the fact that the Jedi are not supposed to get involved in the actual conflict, Obi-Wan feels the overwhelming need to join the teenagers in their quest for peace.

The cover, as I said before, was great, but I’m not sure why there’s a forest and statue of a Bith on the cover. Oct 14, Jaime K rated it really liked it. The Mark of the Crown. To view it, click here. Man, the end of this book is rough. Though forbidden to do so, Obi-Wan’s heart tells him he must help the young save their planet.


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Aug 06, Iset rated it liked it Shelves: And Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon are on opposing sides. The appeal of that mantra doesn’t mean quite as much to me now as it did, say, 15 years ago, when I was reading these in high school. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon are on a planet locked in a centuries old blood feud between two races. Sign In Don’t have an account? They are a mixture of the two clans.

I remembered how this story ended “ended” I should say, since it stops on a major cliffhangerbut not a lot about how it reached that point. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.

When the children of the two warring factions rise up to stop the bloodshed, who will the Jedi side with The Elders of the planet are nothing more than defenders of the dead, willing to sacrifice whole generations to get back at each other for past battles.

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Buy Book Borrow eBook. Our Apps and Plugins. Consequently, Qui-Gon quietly leaves with Tahl, having eead another apprentice. Revenge of the Sith This article has multiple issues.

The story arcs aren’t necessarily complex, but they rely enough on earlier events and future stories that they’re reminiscent of how Gravity Falls accomplishes the same thing. The Melida and Daan are very one-sided, but the Young want to stop the war.

Obi-Wan is torn between loyalty to his Master and the Jedi Order and his own conscience as he and Qui-Gon attempt to rescue a wounded Jedi from a planet torn by bitter hatreds and war. Jedi Apprentice Canon C. I’m not sure I like where this is headed either, with adults being willing to kill their own children in order to get revenge.


I understand that people change over time, espescially from when they are young, but come on. I hope the next novel is a little bit better. Deceptions Special Edition 2: They get tangled up in the war, and are forced to take sides with the young.

Perhaps the archives are incomplete. So far, this has been the best book of the bunch for me. Galactic Senate next appears in The Phantom Menace. Also like previous books in the series, this novel sets us up for another book which will follow immediately after these events.

Jedi Apprentice 5Star Wars Legends. Retrieved from ” http: This starts a new arc wherein Obi-Wan’s commitment to the Jedi Order is sorely tested. This is the fifth book in the Jedi Apprentice series. Episode I The Phantom Menace. Mar 07, Meredith Miyake rated it really liked it Shelves: He’s running up against a wall that Qui-Gon also often hits, where his belief in what is the morally “right” answer is contrary to what the Order would tell him to do.

This is Herut’s only Legends appearance. Sep 26, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: Like the “laserballs” that the Young use to simulate a fake attack.

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