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Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, Book 3: The Last Command Audiobook

Star Wars: The Thrawn Trilogy, Book 3: The Last Command

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Publisher's Summary

The embattled Republic reels from the attacks of Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has marshaled the remnants of the Imperial forces and driven the Rebels back with an abominable technology recovered from the Emperor's secret fortress: clone soldiers.

As Thrawn mounts his final siege, Han and Chewbacca struggle to form a coalition of smugglers for a last-ditch attack against the empire. Leia holds the Alliance together and prepares for the birth of her Jedi twins.

Overwhelmed by the ships and clones at Thrawn's command, the New Republic has one last hope: sending a small force, led by Luke Skywalker, into the stronghold that houses Thrawn's terrible cloning machines. There a final danger awaits, as the Dark Jedi C'baoth directs the battle against the Rebels and builds his strength to finish what he has already started: the destruction of Luke Skywalker.

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  • Michael
    Henryville, PA, United States
    29/03/12
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    "Anthony Daniels KILLS it again"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    As with book 2, I enjoy Timothy Zahn's writing and I feel he very much captures the flavor of the Star Wars universe. Anthony Daniels narration was in my opinion nothing short of terrible. The strange inflections and tones attributed to characters was laughable and painful in spots (the way he portrays Joruus C'Baoth was horrendous). Also to add his pronunciations (such as CHIMERA being pronounced Ki-MOO-rah) really took away from the book. It was rather painful to get through, but I wanted to finish out the trilogy.

    Also as with book 2 the abridgement was a bit choppy, but in this book it really felt like there were huge gaps left in the story that made it seem inplausible.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Timothy Zahn again?

    Yes


    Would you be willing to try another one of Anthony Daniels’s performances?

    Absolutely not.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Cheryl
    Houston, TX, USA
    1/11/08
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    "Good, but why waste time creating abridged books?"

    The story is ok and well performed, but I just don't understand why publishers waste time creating abridged books. By not needing to use your eyes, your reading time is greatly expanded. Abridging is a travesty to begin with - even made worst by doing it on this format...and then not even offering the unabridged version. I don't see how any abridged book can get higher than a mediocre rating.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Sean
    United States
    29/10/09
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    "Love the book, dislike the abridged part"

    This trilogy by Zahn is what brought Star Wars back into our collective conscience. Why then are his audio books abridged? I love the story, and I love being able to listen to it on my iPod at the gym, but slightly disappointed in not being able to listen to the entire work as Zahn originally penned it. It's still a good listen, even though it leaves out half the book. It would be awesome though, if there were radio drama style, unabridged, versions of his books.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    5/10/16
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    "Horrible Narrator"

    Do yourself a favor, get all the versions narrated by Marc Thompson instead. I was unable to concentrate on the story and the narrator changed up his barely in character voices so it was impossible to tell who was talking.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Hugo A. Oliveros Castro
    Mexico
    23/09/16
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    "great book but i prefer the full one"

    better get the full one, even if it's anthony daniels, the performance on the full version is better and the story is worth as written, not a brief version like this one

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • C. H. Sardinha
    29/07/16
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    "Abridged is better"

    I don't know why people complain about the abridged versions... There's less repetitively boring detail, and it flows better, almost like you are watching a Star Wars movie.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • No info
    17/05/16
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    "poor narration by Anthony Daniels"

    the first two books kept me going with perfect narration... Daniels kills both my ears

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kevin
    18/03/15
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    "Great story, bad narration."

    Just a poor narration of a great story by Timothy Zahn. Anthony Daniels uses poor inflection at times, mispronounces many names of characters and places, and used some annoying voices for some of the main characters. I'm definitely going to steer clear of future audiobooks narrated by Anthony Daniels.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Chance
    Reidsville, NC, United States
    30/04/12
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    "A good ending for a great trilogy ."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Star Wars to be better than the print version?

    No , but I really like to read.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Star Wars?

    Well , of Star Wars , it would be the Cantina scene. in the Last Command I can't say without horrible spoilers.


    Have you listened to any of Anthony Daniels’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    None but his work in the movies , and he still sounds great.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.


    Any additional comments?

    Unabridged books are always the way to go !

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Crystal
    United States
    21/02/12
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    "Abridged version leaves you wondering."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I recommend this book for any Star Wars fan, but the abridged audio version made the story confusing due to omitted parts.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The


    What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

    The narrator does well with the voices in the book, however, there are some 'accents' that were hard to follow.


    Could you see Star Wars being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    The


    Any additional comments?

    If available, read the book. If not, the audio is good, just missing more than I would have liked.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Victor
    4/06/16
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    "excellent"

    loved it and Anthony Daniels is really good with fantastic character seperation very good end to this trilogy

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    4/05/16
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    "Narrator ruins it"

    Great story but 3PO reduces the characters to childlike representations of good and evil using silly voices. Imperials sinister, Rebels bold and strong and weirdly all smugglers are cockneys in this universe. Shows total lack of understanding for what was a great book. Denis Lawson (Wedge) much better in book 1.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Anna
    10/01/16
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    "Not bad but too much missing"

    While I do love this trilogy, there's so much of the plot missing in this abridged version that it doesn't do the original any kind of justice. Anthony Daniels does a good job with the material he has but the occasional music and sound effects are more annoying than helpful in my opinion.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mdsimpson
    2/12/15
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    "Perfectly captures the spirit of Star Wars"

    This series perfectly captures the spirit of the original Star Wars movies, while at the same time introducing a host of new, interesting characters, exciting battles and plot twists. It is an abridged version of the story, but I still really enjoyed it. Anthony Daniels (C-3PO from the movies) gives an enjoyable performance and really makes the story come alive. These stories could easily have been the sequels to the movies and are some of the best Star Wars stories that I have experienced, even though they are no longer 'official canon'. Well worth a read/listen if you are a fan of the movies.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Fox Mulder
    UK
    24/11/13
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    "Great Performance and Story"
    Where does Star Wars rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    It had been years since I read the books buy I enjoyed listening to the story and the performance was good.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • S. Hopkins
    uk
    21/04/13
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    "starwars thrawn trilogy"

    The audio book{books 1,2,3} is very short and confusing in places, as a normal read{ie a book not an audiobook}its fantastic get it on your kindle or buy the book,its a pity.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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