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[This story occurs during The Rebellion era]
Events that occur just after the Battle of Yavin.

[Galaxy of Fear #6: Army of Terror]

This book is out of print

Army of Terror
BOOK STORY
John Whitman
Bantam Spectra
Story published as:
Paperback Youth Novel (1997)

Rating:
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Reviews:
1 review [Average review score: 1 / 5]

Synopsis:
Tash, Zak and their uncle Hoole want to make sure that Borborygmus Gog's Project Starscream has been destroyed. So they journey to Kiva, a planet on the galaxy's Outer Rim. Kiva is dark, rocky and barren. Except for some strange shadows, the planet is completely lifeless. And when they find Gog's laboratory, it's empty. Or so they think...


Chronology:
This story occurs approximately 6 months after the Battle of Yavin.

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Reviews:
Review by Bones, UK, 2011:

"The finale of the Project Starscream arc sees Tash and Zak journey to Gog's base and uncover sinister secrets from their uncle Hoole's past.
"The beginning of the book was much the same as many of its predecessors. However, things start becoming worse once the Big Three turn up. As soon as they entered the story, I turned off. It was just so pointless and clichéd.
"There were several other things I disliked about this book. The explanations regarding Hoole's past experiments were very weak, particularly the part where Hoole (who is supposedly a respected scientist) doesn't manage to figure out that his experiment is going to wipe out an entire planet - and to top it all off, his incompetence is the reason that is given to absolve him. The escape plan that the children use to get away from the Empire is thoroughly implausible. Tash has barely discovered her link to the Force, and yet here she is using it to turn a pair of stormtroopers into two thirds of the 3 Stooges. And Zak flying the Millennium Falcon is just pure sacrilege.
"On the positive side, I felt that the previous experiments of project Starscream were well incorporated into the culmination of the project - even if the weapon's identity was easily deduced way before any of the characters managed to work it out.
"A disappointing end to the story arc. Hopefully the series will rally in the second half (although I'm not holding my breath)."

Rating: 1 / 5

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