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Encyclopedia > James Luceno

James Luceno (born in 1947) is the New York Times bestselling author of three Star Wars: The New Jedi Order novels, Agents of Chaos: Hero's Trial, Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse and The Unifying Force. He also wrote the eBook Darth Maul: Saboteur. This ebook was effectively a prologue to his prequel trilogy novel, set directly before The Phantom Menace, called Cloak of Deception. 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... The New York Times bestseller list is a weekly chart in The New York Times newspaper that keeps track of the best-selling books of the week. ... Cosette Dwyer is an amazing author. ... The characters from The New Jedi Order series, based on NJO book covers. ... Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse (also released as Agents of Chaos II: Jedi Eclipse) is the second novel in a two-part story by James Luceno. ... The last book in the New Jedi Order series, The Unifying Force The Unifying Force is the final chapter of the New Jedi Order series of books in the fictional Star Wars universe, and was written by James Luceno. ... An eBook (also: e-book, ebook) is an electronic (or digital) version of a book. ... The Prequel trilogy (often PT) is a term often used to descibe the first three films of the Star Wars saga. ... Film poster for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace is a 1999 film by George Lucas starring Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, and Jake Lloyd. ... Cloak of Deception is a novel set in the Star Wars galaxy. ...

He is also the author of the new Web Warrior series and co-author of the popular Robotech novelization series with his close friend, the late Brian Daley. The pair wrote under the pseudonym Jack McKinney. He wrote a tribute to Daley which is posted on Daley's website along with photos of the two of them. Daley and Luceno were also amongst a team of writers for the 1986 television cartoon series The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers. Omnibus edition Robotech was adapted into novel form by Jack McKinney, a pseudonym for the team of James Luceno and the late Brian Daley, a pair of writers who had been working with Macek since they had collaborated on the animated series Galaxy Rangers. ... Brian Daley (born Brian Charles Daley, 22 Dec 1947, Englewood, NJ; died, 11 Feb 1996 in Maryland, of pancreatic cancer) was an American science fiction novelist. ... A pseudonym (Greek pseudo + -onym: false name) is an artificial, fictitious name, also known as an alias, used by an individual as an alternative to a persons true name. ... Jack McKinney was a pseudonym used by the writers James Luceno and Brian Daley before the latters death. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986-1989) was an animated science fiction Western television series created by Robert Mandell. ...

Luceno wrote the film adaptations for The Shadow and The Mask of Zorro. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland with his wife and children. The Shadow is a fictional character created by Walter B. Gibson. ... The Mask of Zorro (1998) is an American action film directed by Martin Campbell, and stars Antonio Banderas, Anthony Hopkins, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Stuart Wilson. ... “Annapolis” redirects here. ...

His latest novels within the Star Wars universe include Labyrinth of Evil and Dark Lord: The Rise of Darth Vader. It has been suggested that 1st Battle of Tythe be merged into this article or section. ...

In an interview with Star Wars Insider magazine, Luceno said that he would like to write a future novel dealing with the search for immortality that both Qui-Gon Jinn and Darth Plagueis embarked upon in their own separate ways. However, in a talk show interview in February, 2007, [1] he indicated that the novel was currently on hold due to Expanded Universe continuity concerns. Star Wars Insider Star Wars Insider is the official magazine of Lucasfilm. ... Qui-Gon Jinn is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, portrayed by Liam Neeson in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. ... Spoiler warning: Darth Plagueis (the Wise) is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe, who is mentioned in passing during Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


  1. ^ Meadows, Chris (2007-02-05). James Luceno Interview, Part Two (mp3). Space Station Liberty. Retrieved on 2007-02-07.

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Star Wars: Hyperspace | James Luceno Online Chat (226 words)
James Luceno was one of the planners, along with other authors and editors, that helped shape the epic storyline.
Luceno is currently on the road on a book tour for The Unifying Force, but has freed up some time to talk with Hyperspace members about his contributions to the Star Wars expanded universe.
Luceno's other Star Wars novels include the Agents of Chaos duology (Hero's Trial and Jedi Eclipse), Cloak of Deception, and Darth Maul: Saboteur eBook.
Cloak of Deception (Star Wars): Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data (4671 words)
James Luceno is as well written as his previous offerings, however it is very different.
Luceno has done a great job of keeping the reader guessing on exactly what the eventual goal of the plot being hatched by dissidents really is. Of course it turns out that Sidious has been orchestrating things very far in advance.
James Luceno has done well here, better than those awful New Jedi Order 'books', it's painfully obvious in this novel that he has used the NJO map, but I guess no book can be perfect.
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