Book Review : Star Wars Aftermath (2015) by Chuck Wendig Non Spoiler Review

Hello Star Wars Fans and Star Wars Book Fans , Here is my review for Star Wars Aftermath by Chuck Wendig part of The Journey to The Force Awakens Publishing Line. Now this will be a Non Spoiler Review 1st though a description of the novel from Del Ray Books : The second Death Star has been destroyed, the Emperor killed, and Darth Vader struck down. Devastating blows against the Empire, and major victories for the Rebel Alliance. But the battle for freedom is far from over. This novel I enjoyed a lot. It was a good Star Wars Story and how it ties into and bridges the gap between The end of Return of The Jedi up to The Force Awakens I thought was done well.  No Spoilers but a huge cliffhanger at the end of the book and a major planet from The Force Awakens is seen in the novel. Now some fans and reviewers have complained for what ever reason about Chuck Wendig’s writing style saying their’s too many sentence fragments in the book and such. For me I’m not bothered by that and I like Chuck’s writing style and fits for this novel. Now the big question is this novel as good as Lords of The Sith and Dark Disciple? I would say a close 3rd Star Wars Aftermath is to those 2 great Star Wars Novels from The Canon aka Story Group Canon. I think really a lot of the complaints of this novel comes from those Star Wars EU / Legends yes it’s a good book but not as good as Heir To The Empire. Star Wars Fans have to remember Heir To The Empire came out at a different time where their was hardly no Star Wars where as Aftermath is coming out 3 months before a new Star Wars Film in The Force Awakens. So keep that in mind. Also keep in mind this is the 1st book in a Trilogy this 1st novel is going to not only set up the other 2 books in The Aftermath Trilogy but also set up events in this new era of Star Wars including The Force Awakens. Overall I give Star Wars Aftermath a 8.5 / 10 a good Star Wars novel and not as bad as some of the reviewers say it is. MTFFBWY Always!!!