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In this pivotal prequel to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the heroes of the Resistance—Poe Dameron, General Leia Organa, Rey and Finn—must fight back from the edge of oblivion.

The Resistance is in ruins. In the wake of their harrowing escape from Crait, what was once an army has been reduced to a handful of wounded heroes. Finn, Poe, Rey, Rose, Chewbacca, Leia Organa—their names are famous among the oppressed worlds they fight to liberate. But names can only get you so far and Leia’s last desperate call for aid has gone unanswered.

From the jungles of Ryloth to the shipyards of Corellia, the shadow of the First Order looms large, and those with the bravery to face the darkness are scattered and isolated. If hope is to survive, the Resistance must journey throughout the galaxy, seeking out more leaders—including those who, in days gone by, helped a nascent rebellion topple an empire. Battles will be fought, alliances will be forged and the Resistance will be reborn.

©2019 Rebecca Roanhorse (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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Rushed Audio, Shallow Plot

I think this is the last Star Wars audiobook I'll buy. The narrator has a rather distracting habit of making all the characters sound like they're perpetually annoyed and rolling their eyes and also tries way too hard to make even the most mundane sentence sound exciting and mind-blowing. His southern accent also slips in every now and then which is off-putting when he voices characters that shouldn't have one like Leia.
Story is good and I enjoyed it as a follow up to the Battlefront II video game. Does feel more like a side quest instead of a major revitalisation of the Resistance though. Also the sub-plot with the secretary being abused by her boss is as boring as it is out of place in a Star Wars book. Would have much rather spent more time with Rey or Iden's daughter.

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Lackluster

initially struggled with the narrator's enthusiasm and delivery, but eventually got used to it. I just... I don't know, I'm not a far of this particular installment.

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Slow and Frustrating

I found the story frustratingly slow. The narrator was difficult to follow and was overly excited.

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Thoroughly enjoyable.

Just a really good Star Wars story. Moves at a good pace with excellent narration.

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just aweful

after reading great star wars books like the thrawn trilogy or new Jedi order with a great story and ledgendry characters with great character development and an exciting story that pulls you in this was just aweful. I tried I really tried to get into it but star wars is ruined now it's such a shame. It's unreadable

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Disney Canon Finding it’s Feet

I finally feel like the Disney Sequel Canon is finally finding its feet.

The story was a great bridge for post Last Jedi and the narration and sound was top quality as expected from Marc Thompson these days, would highly recommend

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Love it

Great story
Enjoyed the voices
Got me excited about the upcoming movie!!
Can’t wait for another one, roll out more.

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Amazing

Loved it, couldn't get enough!
The perfect bridge between Episode 8 and the yet to be released Episode 9! Gives some great background context to the upcoming movie which has also helped me get my Star Wars fix in the meantime!

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Very enjoyable like always😀

The production value of the Star Wars audio novels is amazing as always. Love the narration music and sound effects the story is a good lead up to the next movie.

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AWSOME FILLER

Loved the development of the characters, I've been talking about it with my mates for days now.

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  • R. Greenaway
  • 17-11-2019

Absolutely love this!!

Loved it, it was just like one of the saga films, I recommend this completely!

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  • Matt
  • 17-11-2019

The Best

This might be my favourite Star Wars books so far. Rewards the listener with lots of character development and a great narrative for the chara ters established in the recent movies. This author has a bright future telling star wars stories

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  • Hannah Davies
  • 09-03-2021

Marc Thompson does a fantastic job!

This is my first audiobook in ages and my first foray into the SW extended universe. The whole experience was great; I loved the music and sound effects, and Marc Thompson does a really great job with embodying characters we know and love (his Poe and Leia are particularly good). I wish the author had gone a little more into some of the plot that lead into the 9th movie but that might have been down to restrictions. It was great to see some character development for Poe following his mutiny in The Last Jedi!

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  • duncan e c mcleod
  • 01-09-2020

Star Wars: Resistance Reborn Review

I loved this audio book and I want more like this in the future.
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  • Cheyenne Kornau
  • 04-07-2020

Amazing storytelling!

Really engaging story, wish there was more of it. And the audio narrator was amazing, I could really hear the voices of the characters I actually thought I heard Oscar Issac's voice for Poe Dameron.

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  • Phil Hogan Mitchell
  • 19-06-2020

interesting book

not action packed but still a very interesting book with a good plot line involving wedge

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  • Zenoslaf
  • 19-04-2020

Fun read, no complains, brilliant voiceacting

Marc Thompson's brilliant voiceacting only added to this fun book. Decent story and some old, beloved characters kept me interested all the way through.
All in all, I can recommend this. :)

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  • Keving
  • 01-04-2020

Star Warsy

Very good contains some essential info that is not in the films. Love it, on to Rise of Skywalker extended edition

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  • Ian Goodwin
  • 21-03-2020

gives an exiting look at the events between 8 &9

the narrator made the words come to life, like I was watching a movie. the story was great and allowed me to understand how the resistance rebuilt.

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  • Joe
  • 19-03-2020

Great storytelling and immersive narration

An excellent story that serves as a perfect prequel to Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker. The narration is totally immersive. Would recommend to any fan of Star Wars.

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