Star Wars: Scourge

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In the heart of crime-ridden Hutt Space, a Jedi Scholar searches for justice.
 
While trying to obtain the coordinates of a secret, peril-packed, but potentially beneficial trade route, a novice Jedi is killed—and the motive for his murder remains shrouded in mystery. Now his former Master, Jedi archivist Mander Zuma, wants answers, even as he fights to erase doubts about his own abilities as a Jedi. What Mander gets is immersion into the ...
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Overview

In the heart of crime-ridden Hutt Space, a Jedi Scholar searches for justice.
 
While trying to obtain the coordinates of a secret, peril-packed, but potentially beneficial trade route, a novice Jedi is killed—and the motive for his murder remains shrouded in mystery. Now his former Master, Jedi archivist Mander Zuma, wants answers, even as he fights to erase doubts about his own abilities as a Jedi. What Mander gets is immersion into the perilous underworld of the Hutts as he struggles to stay one step ahead in a game of smugglers, killers, and crime lords bent on total control.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780345511225
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/24/2012
  • Series: Star Wars Series
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 221,372
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Grubb is an author and game designer. He is the co-creator (with Ed Greenwood) of the Forgotten Realms setting and one of the co-founders of the Dragonlance setting. He has written fifteen novels and thirty short stories set in such worlds as Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance, Starcraft, Warcraft, and Guild Wars. He has written and contributed to more than a hundred games and game support products, including the Star Wars RPG, the Star Wars miniatures game for Wizards of the Coast, and Star Wars Attacktix for Hasbro. He is also the creator of the Whappamanga VoxBox, a handy device that allows Wookiees and Gamorreans to be understood in Basic. He lives in Seattle with his wife and two cats, and currently builds worlds for ArenaNet, the makers of the Guild Wars game.
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  • Posted April 24, 2012

    A Great Adventure of Spice, Hutts, and Jedi

    Scourge is the first Star Wars novel to truly tackle the Hutts, and I loved the way they are stylized in the way of the Godfather. The Hutts really break out from their typical two dimensional characterizations into something a bit richer. Yet at the heart of this novel, it's very much a Jedi story. Throughout the core of the novel is the personal growth of Jedi Master Mander Zuma. He's not your typical Jedi and he comes complete with flaws, doubts, strengths, and a bit of humor. As an archivist for the Jedi library, his field skills are a bit rusty. His underdeveloped powers and experience, combined with his senior status, creates a Jedi character that is very different from what we usually see.

    From investigations into drugs, Hutts, vengeful Rodians, the death of a Jedi Knight, and a mysterious Spice Lord who appears to be behind everything, Scourge is a fun adventure with some wonderful characters that bring the story to life. In a way, this is like a murder-mystery novel combined with the Godfather starring a Jedi librarian who learns to become a field agent. It’s totally unique and very entertaining read that is just as good as Paul S. Kemp's Crosscurrent and John Jackson Miller's Knight Errant novels; a perfect addition to the Star Wars Expanded Universe.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2013

    Vadisovea's dorm room

    Includes the same things everyone else's dorm has.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2012

    Hey enough

    Hey i love star wars and yes hutts are very gross and i dont care much for star trek well the shows are okay but anyway lets not fight about star wars is better than star trek or the other way around. But anyway does this book have anakin or padme in it?

    1 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2013

    A non ending, that forces you to buy a game to finish the story

    Worst Star Wars book i read in ages. It ties ito a video game (buy book, it then forces you to buy game to finish the story). Worse even is the fact the author so hated the game he was forced to work on he quit right after it was released. That tells you something right there, the authirs passion just isnt here... he was contracted to write this for money and nothing else.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    Is it worth to read?

    It looks good by the cover.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    G

    Like scourge da evil hedgehog ? Or wuz dat sumpin elps.

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2012

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    To sam

    I am a bounty hunter . But i have no intentions of hurting you . (Takes off helmet and shows clones face . ) I was supposed to be a clone but a kaminoan tried to kill me so i left . I will work for you for free if you treat me kindly , dont try to kill me , and if you let me work for you i will be very happy . I can kill all the bounty hunters that are after you . This is a one time offer , so please answer me soon . Remember i have to get rid of bounty hunters that are after me too . If you wish to talk somwheres else that is more private , then let me know . Again one time offer please respond soon . : renagade clone bounty hunter

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2012

    Astara

    The jedi walk in.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2012

    Ok

    U dont hafto get so f**** mad!

    0 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    Leyla

    She sights down alone. She has beautiful long curly black hair and is eearing a tight black spy suit and black heels.

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2012

    Cleo to sam

    Hi. Soo... am i in? If so orders plz! :)

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2012

    Dbgjghgjg

    Vbcvvbbh

    0 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2012

    STOP!!!!!!!

    YOU CAN LIKE AND THINK ON IS BETTER!!!! JUST SHUT YOUR F&*@IN MOUTHS!!!! KAPEESH?!?!?!

    0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2012

    Quantum

    He pucks up a rifle and slings it over hus sholder and picks up a pistol and a couple of newtron gernades apnd puts them in his pocket and th pisil un a hokster.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2012

    What are you talking abi What are you talking about number two review

    Hutts are stupid ugly lazy creatures!!!

    0 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 5, 2013

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    Posted April 4, 2013

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    Posted May 27, 2012

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    Posted April 27, 2012

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