Tag: Chuck Wendig

Star Wars: Aftermath

Star Wars: Aftermath

by Chuck Wendig (Century, 2015)


Wendig writes informally but in a manner somehow not out of keeping with the original Star Wars films. The story, though broken by a series of semi-relevant, mostly unrelated vignettes (‘interludes’), kicks along nicely. Bones, the deranged battle droid, is a highlight.



Star Wars, Aftermath: Life Debt

Star Wars – Aftermath: Life Debt

by Chuck Wendig (Del Rey, 2016)

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Wendig writes in the present tense (a corollary of his game design work?) and in an oddly chummy manner. His characters have proper Star Wars personality, yet the story — nominally Han Solo’s liberation of Chewbacca’s home world — jinks evasively before making planetfall.