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Encyclopedia > I, Jedi
The book I, Jedi, by Michael A. Stackpole.

I, Jedi is a novel, written by Michael A. Stackpole that is set in the Star Wars galaxy, and was meant to be a follow up to Kevin J. Anderson's previous Jedi Academy Trilogy. It was the first Star Wars novel written in the first-person perspective of a character never seen in the movies. Image File history File links I,_Jedi. ... Image File history File links I,_Jedi. ... DeFoes Robinson Crusoe, Newspaper edition published in 1719 A novel (from French nouvelle, new) is an extended fictional narrative in prose. ... Michael Stackpole (born 1957) is, among other things, a science-fiction author best known for his Star Wars and Battletech books. ... The cover of the 2004 DVD widescreen release of the modified original Star Wars Trilogy. ... Map of the Star Wars galaxy released by Star Wars Insider The fictional galaxy where the setting of the Star Wars saga occurs is known simply as the Star Wars galaxy while in the canon it is referred as the Galaxy or the Known Galaxy. ... For the actor known as Kevin Anderson, see Kevin Anderson (actor). ... The Jedi Academy Trilogy is a trilogy of novels set in the Star Wars universe. ... Third person redirects here, but can also mean: Third Person, a New York City improvising trio A perspective (storytelling) Grammatical person, in linguistics, is deictic reference to the participant role of a referent, such as the speaker, the addressee, and others. ... In literature and storytelling, a point of view is the related experience of the narrator — not that of the author. ...

Plot

In I, Jedi, Corran Horn discovers his Jedi heritage in order to save the life of his wife, Mirax Terrik. Corran Horn (b. ... Two examples of Jedi, Master Qui-Gon Jinn & his padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi. ... Mirax Terrik is a fictional character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ...


Corran Horn was a member of the elite X-wing force Rogue Squadron. After returning home from a long campaign to find his wife kidnapped, he turns to Luke Skywalker, the only remaining Jedi Master at the time, for help. This coincides nicely with the Master's timing, as he is seeking students for his new Jedi Academy on Yavin 4. Corran knows that he is Force-sensitive, and that only with the Force as his ally can he track down his enemy. X-wing fighters on their way into battle in a still from Star Wars. ... The Rogue Squadron crest Rogue Squadron is an elite X-wing starfighter squadron in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Luke Skywalker (b. ... This article or section should include material from Jedi Sentinel —The Jedi Code — Obi-Wan Kenobi The Jedi Knights are a fictional brotherhood and organization from the Star Wars series of films by George Lucas. ... The Jedi Academy is a fictional training establishment in the Star Wars universe. ... Yavin 4 is one of the many moons of the gas planet Yavin in the Star Wars universe. ... Force sensitivity is a condition in the fictional Star Wars Universe where a life form possess a natural connection to The Force. ... The Force is a binding, ubiquitous power that is the object of the Jedi and Sith monastic orders in the fictional Star Wars universe. ...


It turns out that Corran's wife, Mirax, was tracking down a group of elusive pirates known as the Invids. The Invids' primary tactic is to drop out of hyperspace with ther flagship, an Imperial Star Destroyer named the Invidious, strike, and disappear with perfect timing. As she grew closer to solving the mystery of how these pirates performed their supernaturally accurate attacks, she was kidnapped and placed into stasis on their fortress planet. On the journey to save Mirax, Corran learns that his grandfather was a Jedi, a member of the Halcyon line. His adopted grandfather shows Corran the records that the Jedi had left behind, and with that, Corran eventually makes up his mind to follow in his ancestor's footsteps and become a Jedi. After extensive training and being caught in a crisis involving the risen spirit of the Dark Sith Lord Exar Kun, Corran goes as far as he can, and infiltrates the pirates using his CorSec training. He quickly rises through the ranks, and finds out where Mirax is being held. With the timely help of Luke Skywalker and his squadron friend and wingman, Ooryl Qrygg, he fights his way past the Jensaarai, a group of twisted Jedi who focus on stealth and premonition, and into the fortress, where he is able to rescue his wife. Spoiler warning: The Invids (not to be confused with the Invid from the animated SF series Robotech) are a group of pirates led by Leonia Tavira in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Galactic Empire was the regime established by Palpatine to replace the Galactic Republic. ... A squadron of massive, mile-long Imperial Star Destroyers cruise in formation with an immense Executor-class Star Dreadnaught - a battleship the size of Manhattan Island. ... The term stasis has several meanings: A state of stabilty, in which all forces are equal and opposing, therefore they cancel out each other. ... Darth Vader and the Emperor Within the fictional Star Wars universe, the term Sith is used to describe two separate but related groups. ... -- Exar Kun Exar Kun, Dark Lord of the Sith, (lived circa 4,000 BBY, spirit destroyed 11 ABY) was a highly talented Jedi apprentice to the Old Republic Jedi Master Vodo-Siosk Baas. ... The Corellian Security Force, commonly abbreviated CorSec, is a fictional organization within the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... This is a list of minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe who are part of the Rebel Alliance. ... The Jensaarai is a fictional cult in the Star Wars universe. ... A type of psychic phenomenon, a premonition involves an individual or individuals who has a vision or dream regarding an event which will occur in the future. ...


Retcons

To the delight of many Kevin J. Anderson detractors, entire sections of The Jedi Academy Trilogy were revisited and retconned into a much more logical story in this novel. For the actor known as Kevin Anderson, see Kevin Anderson (actor). ... The Jedi Academy Trilogy is a trilogy of novels set in the Star Wars universe. ... Retroactive continuity – commonly contracted to the portmanteau retcon – is the adding of new information to historical material, or deliberately changing previously established facts in a work of serial fiction. ...


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