Do ye liketh Star Wars? Do ye liketh Shakespeare? Then hark with much attention.
I will admit that while I enjoy some of William Shakespeare’s stories, I was a bit skeptical about using his vernacular to tell a story as modern as Star Wars, boy was I wrong. If you like Star Wars then this is a great addition to your library. Once you get a few pages into the book the patterns come naturally to you and you start to imagine a story with swashbuckling heroes , damsels in distress, valiant knights of a order based on honor, and villains that know how to play their foes against one another. Ian Doescher has verily channeled Shakespeare into a modern classic.
This is, as anyone with any Stars Wars knowledge will know, the second book in the trilogy. These books add a poetry to the story of Star Wars that is missing in the films. I know what some of you are thinking, “I don’t even acknowledge that the first three episodes exist, why would I want to read them?”, but I believe that reading the story like this actually makes the first three films better (their stories anyway).
In closing, go to the site, read a couple pages of the book for free, and make your own decision. I will tell you this though, Yoda a lot more since makes in Shakespeare’s vernacular.
William Shakespeare’s The Clone Army Attacketh was compliments of Quirk Books.