The Old Republic: Revan
Adult Novel
Legends

The Old Republic: Revan

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Drew Karpyshyn
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Being a Jedi turned Sith and finding redemption, Revan has become one of the most powerful Force users by practicing balance between the light and dark sides. Learning how he broke free of the dark side but continuing to draw on its power of his own will puts powerful Force use into perspective.

This novel takes place after the Knights of the Old Republic video game, starting with Revan and Bastilla contemplating their future together. But a threat to the galaxy begins to reveal itself, forcing Revan to leave his wife and unborn child behind to make sure the world is a safe place for his family in the years to come. On the way he encounters Scourge, a Sith strong in the dark side of the Force who intends to break his willpower.

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A storm is coming, and there is no escape.

Revan: hero, traitor, conqueror, villain, savior. A Jedi who left Coruscant to defeat Mandalorians — and returned a disciple of the dark side, bent on destroying the Republic. The Jedi Council gave Revan his life back, but the price of redemption was high. His memories have been erased. All that’s left are nightmares—and deep, abiding fear.

What exactly happened beyond the Outer Rim? Revan can’t quite remember, yet can’t entirely forget. Somehow he stumbled across a terrible secret that threatens the very existence of the Republic. With no idea what it is, or how to stop it, Revan may very well fail, for he’s never faced a more powerful and diabolic enemy. But only death can stop him from trying.

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- Charles Hankel

I read Revan the day after finishing Knights of the Old Republic for the first time, and I loved continuing the narrative of the character through this novel. The struggle between Revan's light & dark continues in this book, and following that journey while learning about the origins of the Sith race makes for a fantastic adventure.

- Eric Eilersen

Revan is a very unique and intriguing character from the Legends era, and so I grabbed this book in the hopes that I could experience more of his adventures after playing Knights of the Old Republic. In that aspect, this book hardly delivered. For a novel titled “Revan”, nearly every other character is featured more than him. Even though I think the title should be “Scourge” instead, the story itself has a few interesting and exciting parts and the ending effectively paves the way for the novels that follow it in the series.

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- Karl Sander

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Technical Specs

Publisher:
Del Rey
Release Date:
November 15, 2011
ISBN:
978-0345511348
Page Count:
320
Issues Collected:
Audiobook
Narrator(s):
Marc Thompson

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The Old Republic: Revan
November 15, 2011
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The Old Republic: Revan
September 25, 2012
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