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Star Wars: The X-Wing Series, Volume 9: Starfighters of Adumar Audiobook

Star Wars: The X-Wing Series, Volume 9: Starfighters of Adumar

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Publisher's Summary

The X-wing fighter pilots have earned their reputation as the Rebel Alliance's ultimate strike force by overwhelming enemies with their rapid-fire assaults. But now they are about to embark on a diplomatic mission that will prove to be even more hazardous than all-out combat.

The neutral world of Adumar has decided to pick a side in the war to control the galaxy. Delegates from both the New Republic and the Empire have been invited to Adumar, and each camp will be given a chance to plead its government's case. But there is one small catch: since the Adumari prize military skill above all else, they insist that both delegations be composed exclusively of fighter pilots.

For pilot Wedge Antilles and his company, it's an unfamiliar exercise in diplomacy and one that's filled with unexpected peril. For once they arrive, the X-wing pilots are challenged by Adumar's fierce warriors and attacked by Imperial assassins bent on eliminating all competition. But these challenges pale in comparison to the threat posed by a rogue Republic agent, one who is determined to win Adumar's allegiance once and for all - even if it costs the X-wing pilots their lives.

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What the Critics Say

"Anthony Heald is a superb performer for the various Star Wars audiobooks. He slides in and out of distinctive Star Wars characters with such smoothness that the characters are instantly recognizable, as if the original actors were working in ensemble." (AudioFile)

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  • Scott C Atkins
    30/07/16
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    "The Grand Battle"

    The book brings the galaxy to life in a new light. New allies, same old enemies.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jonathan
    8/03/15
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    "abridged = horrible"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    if you didn't cut out the best parts of the book. if it was unabridged.


    Has Star Wars: The X-Wing Series, Volume 9: Starfighters of Adumar turned you off from other books in this genre?

    I took every abridged book off my wishlist


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

    maybe if it is unabridged


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    I love the book hate the audiobook


    Any additional comments?

    my fault for not knowing what abridged meant or just not paying attention. Why even make an audio book that isn't actually following the book...you should have called it something else

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sadie Janson
    Chicago, IL
    14/05/12
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    "Well...Yes and No"

    I love it because it's Star Wars, and you probably will too. However, this abridged version is so different from the original as to be almost a completely different story. All the humour that Aaron Allston included has been removed. The narration, though clear and having the correct pacing and tones, does not click with what one wold expect for the characters. Additionally, the sound effects are so repetitive that it gets tiring. If I had paid full-price for it, I don't think I would have been very happy.

    If you're a fan of SoA, you'll be disappointed; waiting patiently for your favourite lines and scenes that never come. But you'll also keep listening because it's Wedge, Tych, Wes and Hobbie.

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  • Tarjinder
    16/10/16
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    "star fighters of adumar"

    I love this book although none of this is cannon anymore (thanks jj) its still a wonderful read , faveourite moments anything with wes Janson

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