Hard Contact (Star Wars: Republic Commando, #1), Triple Zero (Star Wars: Republic Commando, #2), True Colors (Star Wars: Republic Commando, #3), Order. There have been several spinoff novels and short stories from the computer game Star Wars: Written by Karen Traviss, this series of novels and short stories primarily features Omega Squad, along with other recurring characters such as. Republic Commando: Triple Zero. Republic Commando: Hard Contact is the tie-in novel to the video game Republic Commando, written by Karen Traviss.

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Her position in the three author rotation was replaced going from Legacy of the Force to Fate of the Jedi.

Ruin Agents of Chaos I: BloodlinesLegacy of the Force: Glasslands Novel Book 1 of the Halo: Darman shows up again with Kad and joins them as they disappear. The Republic Commando series is fine, if heavily Mando-oriented.

Making badass characters is a fine goal, but her Mandalorians occasionally reach Shadow the Hedgehog levels of edge.

Her Halo trilogy is IMO the worst books in the series. Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely adore her work and her depictions of the Mandalorians are my travuss, but she took it a bit too far in the Legacy series. I’m posting it because almost everyone who mails me about Star Wars wants to know how the next Commando book would have turned out.

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After their victory, Etain gains a little more confidence in herself and her abilities. Hard Contact Novel Omega Squad: Into the Void Crucible Maul: As a result they bash the Jedi pretty heavily, which is fine if you ask me. Haven’t read imperial commando yet.

Into the Void Crucible Maul: Views Read Edit View history. There’s a forth one too: I still cringe reading the travixs end of Inferno to this day.


It’s just stuff that was in my notebook — there’s no outline and no manuscript.

New York Times best-selling author KAREN TRAVISS

Traviss was also planning on writing a sequel to Imperial Commando: Aaron Allston would write the first one, Traviss the second, and Troy Denning would write the third, with Allston picking up the next one, and so on.

He wants Etain to stay with him on Qiilura to organize an anti-Separatist resistance movement, and that she would be far more valuable to the Republic by staying behind.

There’s a lot of fanfiction-esque garbage later in the series concerning a few of her Mandalorian characters. The Science Fiction book club released an edition of the first two Republic Commando books in an omnibus hardcover. Gears of War 3.

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I have heard plenty of good things about the Republic Commando novels. But, for what it’s worth, these are the bullet points, in no particular order.

Fatal Alliance The Old Republic: None of the other authors even reference them in their works, so the series has this Mandalorian subplot that appears every third book and feels trsviss of place in a Jedi-oriented series such as the Legacy of the Force. She also wrote for the defense in the book Star Wars on Trialarguing that her work on Star Wars novels improved her non-Star Wars writing.

Everything I’ve heard about the Commando books has been positive, its the other katen that Traviss did in the Legends continuity that soured her as a writer for Star Wars. Book 3 of The Wess’har series. Darman comes back, kidnaps Kad, and goes on the run. There have been several spinoff novels and short stories from the computer game Star Wars: I definitely empathize with anyone who contributed to the old EU like, say, Zahn.


She has been among the most active authors in the community, posting regularly on the StarWars. Well, it would have been artificially packed with thread resolutions. It’s stuff with the soldiers and commandos! Because of this the book tends to be a bit slow at times.

I have no source and just going by memory but I’m sure I read that she didn’t care about any of the established Halo lore. She took main characters in the Halo series and had them doing things hugely out of character.


The republic commando series are great books to read. I have yet to read a text based argument that can validate that position. If you can get over her massive mischaracterization of anything that isnt a mando or clone, they’re ok novels. Onslaught Dark Tide II: Traviss published her first Star Wars novel, Republic Commando: However, the facility is guarded by Ghez Hokan, a fearsome Mandalorian mercenary who shows little mercy to his enemies or friends, and kkaren a small army of militia, Trandoshan slavers, and droids.

Before becoming laren full-time novelist, she held various jobs, including defense correspondent, advertising copywriter, journalism lecturer, media liaison officer, and public relations manager, but for the most part she has worked as a journalist. As a result, Traviss had the middle part hraviss each third.

Shadow Hunter ” Darth Maul: Legacy of the Force: Karen Traviss gets a lot of hate in the Halo community because of the fact that the earlier novels established Halsey as somewhat of a sympathetic character, and her Kilo 5 trilogy garnered criticism for basically being a Halsey bash fest.

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