Kenobi (Star Wars)




Star Wars

Author: John Miller

4 of 5 Stars


Excellent book! Miller does a great job of showing how Obi-wan, the famous general, jedi and do-gooder, starts down the path to being Ben Kenobi, the crazy old wizard in the desert.

Main story is about Kenobi trying to find a niche on Tatooine and his interactions with a local bar/store/whatever family called the Caldwells. In many ways, the Caldwells [or it might be the Callwells, not sure, don’t care] are the main characters. There is the widowed Mom, the teen daughter and slightly younger teen son.  Ben’s story is told through glimpses as he pops in and out of the Caldwell’s story.

Tusken raiders are involved, a greedy/stupid/arrogant landowner, some of Jabba’s minions and the general populace of the region.

In the last several years most of the Star Wars books that have come out have left me feeling very meh and wondering if I really wanted to keep reading in this universe. It is books like Kenobi that keep me coming back.

Secrets (Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #8)

Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #8
John Jackson Miller
Ebook, 32 Pages
My rating: 3 of 5 stars


The last of the Lost Tribe of the Sith short stories.

What happens when the Sith run out of things to conquer? They fall apart. This story shows that in spades, and that the Sith leaders are aware of this weakness.

Kind of a fizzle of an ending to this little series however.


Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #6
John Miller
Epub-27 pages
3 Stars
Short story

the direct sequel to the story before. The jedi marooned hooks up with a sith and they decide to turn their backs on their respective orders and live in the wilderness.

Knight Errant

Star Wars: The Old Republic
John Miller
Epub-310 pages
2 Stars

Follows one young jedi knight who is stranded in the Sith empire. She runs around causing havoc and ends up rescuing a bunch of kids while facing down several different sith lords. Very abrupt shifts from sith lord to sith lord. Felt forced and I didn’t really enjoy it.

A razor thin plot with forced jumps from one sith lord/action scene to another. Kerra Holt is a pathetic excuse for a jedi character and she seems to really be skirting the darkside edge, with all her anger and hate. Miller needs to stick to his short stories and leave the novels to those who can handle it.


Star Wars: Lost Tribe of the Sith #5
John Miller
3 Stars
Epub, 30 Stories

a jedi is on the sith world, having crashed. He takes in a disgraced Sith, who finds out he is a jedi. It ends with the appearance of the Sith about to betray him to gain her status back.