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7th Sep '15 11:04:12 AM nombretomado
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* DramaticIrony: After coming out of decades-long suspended animation on Obroa-skai and hearing about everything that's happened while he's been out, from the fall of the Empire to the [[NewJediOrder Yuuzhan Vong War]] to the [[Literature/LegacyOfTheForce Second Galactic Civil War]], Jadak muses how such a chain of events must be true because no one could possibly have made them up.

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* DramaticIrony: After coming out of decades-long suspended animation on Obroa-skai and hearing about everything that's happened while he's been out, from the fall of the Empire to the [[NewJediOrder [[Literature/NewJediOrder Yuuzhan Vong War]] to the [[Literature/LegacyOfTheForce Second Galactic Civil War]], Jadak muses how such a chain of events must be true because no one could possibly have made them up.
23rd Jan '15 10:11:20 PM dclark
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* OriginsEpisode: For the ''Falcon''.


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* WhamLine: At the end, when Leia and Han learn of [[FateOfTheJedi Daala's prosecution of Luke]].
23rd Jan '15 10:06:01 PM dclark
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Have you ever wondered who owned the ''Falcon'' before Lando? Follow us as we hear her entire history. Han, Leia, and "Amelia" go on a quest to Meanwhile, what is that one part Han's never seen? What's this about a treasure? And who named her the ''Millennium Falcon''?

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Have you ever wondered who owned the ''Falcon'' before Lando? Follow us as we hear her entire history. Han, Leia, and "Amelia" go on a quest to find out. Meanwhile, what is that one part Han's never seen? What's this about a treasure? And who named her the ''Millennium Falcon''?
Falcon''?

Aside from giving the ''Falcon'''s backstory, the book serves as the bridge between the ''LegacyOfTheForce'' and ''FateOfTheJedi'' series, starting off soon after the end of ''Legacy'' and concluding with [[SequelHook Han and Leia learning of the events that kick off]] ''Fate''.
7th May '14 10:37:51 AM Moriarty52
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* EarlyBirdCameo: Jedi Knight Seff Hellin appears partway through, setting up his role in ''Fate of the Jedi'' and foreshadowing [[spoiler Force Psychosis]].

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* EarlyBirdCameo: Jedi Knight Seff Hellin appears partway through, setting up his role in ''Fate of the Jedi'' and foreshadowing [[spoiler [[spoiler: Force Psychosis]].
7th May '14 10:37:27 AM Moriarty52
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* Callback: Han's reaction to the title of Leia's memoirs mirrors his reaction to her nerf herder insult from ''The Empire Strikes Back''.

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* Callback: CallBack: Han's reaction to the title of Leia's memoirs mirrors his reaction to her nerf herder insult from ''The Empire Strikes Back''.
7th May '14 10:36:37 AM Moriarty52
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* AlasPoorVillain: You can't help but feel sorry for Oxic when [[spoiler: he realizes that the Insignia of Unity's a fake.]]
* AntiVillain: While being the nominal antagonist, Lestric Oxic really isn't a bad guy. He's just a wealthy collector with an obsession for Republicana artwork.
* ArcWords: "Restore Republic Honor".



* Callback: Han's reaction to the title of Leia's memoirs mirrors his reaction to her nerf herder insult from ''The Empire Strikes Back''.



* Expy: Given that the novel is the ''Star Wars'' equivalent of [[spoiler: ''The Maltese Falcon'']], Lestra Oxic is intended to be one of [[spoiler: Kasper Gutman.]]



** Possibly, anyway. [[spoiler: Given the influences of ''The Maltese Falcon'' on the plot, Oxic, like Kasper Gutman, tries to believe this for his own sake. Koi Quire at least points out that the Antarian Rangers working with the Republic Group could have stolen the real Insignia. Neither of them acknowledge the possibility that the Insignia could have been stolen and replaced at some point before the Senate renovation]].



* TreasureMap: [[spoiler: The ''Falcon'' itself turns out to be one.]]

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* TreasureMap: [[spoiler: The ''Falcon'' itself turns out to be one.]]one -- or at least the Rubicon navicomputer.]]
* VillainousBreakdown: Oxic has one when he realizes that [[spoiler: the Insignia of Unity's a fake]].
5th May '14 4:03:55 PM Moriarty52
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* CrazyPrepared: Han's security suite for the ''Falcon'' is extnsive and primed for almost any ship-jacking attempt.

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* CrazyPrepared: Han's security suite for the ''Falcon'' is extnsive and primed for almost any ship-jacking attempt. [[spoiler: Doesn't stop Oxic's goons or Flitcher Poste]].



* OhCrap: Lestra Oxic when he realizes that [[spoiler: the Insignia of Unity, the artifact that he's spent decades and countless credits pursuing, is a fake.]]
* POVSequel: The early chapters focusing on Jadak and Reese retell the opening of ''Episode III'' and the crash-landing of ''Invisible Hand'' from the pilots' perspective.

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* OhCrap: Lestra Oxic when he realizes that [[spoiler: the Insignia of Unity, the artifact that he's spent decades and countless credits pursuing, is a fake.]]
* POVSequel: The early chapters focusing on Jadak and Reese retell the opening of ''Episode III'' and III'', the crash-landing of ''Invisible Hand'' Hand'', and Palpatine's arrival at the Senate Annex from the pilots' perspective.



* WholePlotReference: ''The Maltese Falcon''.

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* TreasureMap: [[spoiler: The ''Falcon'' itself turns out to be one.]]
* WholePlotReference: [[spoiler: ''The Maltese Falcon''.]]
5th May '14 12:51:49 PM Moriarty52
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* CrazyPrepared: Han's security suite for the ''Falcon'' is extnsive and primed for almost any ship-jacking attempt.


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* OhCrap: Lestra Oxic when he realizes that [[spoiler: the Insignia of Unity, the artifact that he's spent decades and countless credits pursuing, is a fake.]]
5th May '14 12:47:44 PM Moriarty52
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* ExactWords: "A treasure sufficient enough to restore Republic honor to the galaxy." [[spoiler: Everybody's so focused on the 'treasure' part that none of them consider what kind of treasure would represent Republican honor.]]
* TheGhost: [[spoiler: Sils Naffiff, who stole the Insignia of Unity during a renovation of the Senate.]]
5th May '14 10:54:20 AM Moriarty52
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* ContinuityPorn: It's a James Luceno-penned ''Star Wars'' novel; of ''course'' it's going to have this.
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