Judging from io9’s review of the book, I would say most fans would get into Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath: Empire’s End because they’re looking for nerdy tidbits, are confused about the new triology’s canon, or want to immerse themselves in the Star Wars universe just for a little while. As advertised by the magnificent Random Penguin jacket, readers can finally know why there was an Imperial Star Destroyer getting eaten by the sands of Jakku in TFA.
I did not do this. I did not seek out the book for righteously geeky reasons. Yes, I am a casual fan. I do own a Boba Fett action figure. I have a Lego Millennium Falcon. I’m a Jedi in the streets and a Sith in the sheets. But no, I’m not that much of a fan that I have to pore through the literature and know about all the background characters’ histories. That’s what Rogue One was for. But, I still feel strongly enough about this to review EE, so really, I’m going with the Force on this one. Continue reading “Review: Star Wars Aftermath: Empire’s End”