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Star by Star is the eleventh installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. It is a science fiction novel written by Troy Denning and published in 2001. The New Jedi Order, also known as New Jedi Order or by its acronym, NJO, is a series of science fiction novels set in the Star Wars universe 25-30 years ABY. Its primary plotline involves an invasion of the Star Wars galaxy by the Yuuzhan Vong, but over the... Star Wars began with a 13-page treatment for a space adventure movie which George Lucas drafted in 1973, inspired from multiple myths and classic stories. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Troy Denning (b. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


In this dark and dangerous time for the New Republic, the cruel Yuuzhan Vong continue their mission: galactic conquest. The Yuuzhan Vong have began cloning voxyn, creatures capable of hunting Jedi through the Force and killing them. Former Chief of State Leia Organa Solo faces a difficult crisis: The Yuuzhan Vong want to know the location of the secret Jedi base, and if the New Republic does not provide this information within one week, they will violently destroy millions of refugee ships. The New Republic (officialy The New Galactic Republic) is a fictional government in Star Wars. ... The Yuuzhan Vong are a fictional race of sentient beings that rise as a threat to the New Republic in the Star Wars New Jedi Order series of novels. ... The Yuuzhan Vong are a fictional race of sentient beings that rise as a threat to the New Republic in the Star Wars New Jedi Order series of novels. ... Jedi in action The Jedi are a fictional monastic peacekeeping organization from the Star Wars saga, known for their talent in the Force. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Force is a mystical and binding, ubiquitous power that is the object of the Jedi and Sith monastic orders. ... Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa Solo of Alderaan (born 19 BBY), a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by actress Carrie Fisher in the films and by Ann Sachs in the 1980s radio drama. ...


As the Jedi Knights mourn the victims of the voxyn, Anakin Solo prepares a dangerous plan. He will lead a strike force made of his Force-adept friends into the core of an enemy worldship over Myrkr in attempt to kill the original voxyn. There he will come into contact with evil, sorrow, and the destiny of the New Republic ... and himself. The book also saw the creation of the deadly YVH 1 Droids that were built as a response to the Yuuzhan Vong invasion and the Fall of Coruscant. Minor Jedi characters in Star Wars Minor Rebel characters in Star Wars Minor droids in Star Wars Minor bounty hunters in Star Wars Minor villians in Star Wars Minor residents of Tatooine Miscellaneous minor characters in Star Wars This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... The Koros-strohna worldships were a large transport used by the extragalactic Yuuzhan Vong from the Star Wars New Jedi Order series. ... Myrkr is a fictional planet in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. ... In the fictional Star Wars EU New Jedi Order novel Star by Star, the Yuuzhan Vong Hunter One combat droid or YVH 1 was a deadly battle droid constructed by the New Republic company Tendrando Arms (a business venture of entrepreneur Lando Calrissian) as a response to the ruthless extragalactic... The Yuuzhan Vong invasion (25-30 ABY) was a massive, bloody conflict from the fictional Star Wars universe, starting approximately 25 galactic standard years after the Battle of Yavin (EP4: A New Hope), and ending five years later. ... In the fictional Star Wars New Jedi Order novel Star by Star , the Fall of Coruscant was the great battle that resulted in Coruscant, the capital of the New Republic falling into the hands of the ruthless Yuuzhan Vong. ...


Character Deaths

Aside from the death of Chewbacca in Vector Prime, there is only one other death in the series that affects the characters as deeply as his did. Anakin Solo dies during the assault at Myrkr, and it is presumed that Jacen is dead. He was fighting the Yuuzhan Vong, who were coming on in hordes. Also, he was trying to activate a bomb that would cripple the Yuuzhan Vong institute there. As he was fighting the Vong, he managed to activate the detonator and throw it in the cargo pod. Anakin died before the explosion went off, and his body was kept intact. Chewbacca (or Chewie) (c. ... Vector Prime is also a character in the Transformers series Galaxy Force aka Cybertron. Vector Prime is the first installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ...


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Star Wars: Expanded Universe | Star by Star Reviews (852 words)
Bringing the Jedi to the front of the battle with the Yuuzhan Vong was an excellent move.
In true Star Wars tradition, he places the characters in very dramatic predicaments and really surprises the reader with the outcomes, not all of them good.
Star by Star is a crucial installment for everyone following The New Jedi Order saga as it propels the story forward in unforeseen and exciting ways.
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