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Were the Sith Right?


Were the Sith Right?

Were the Sith right about the Jedi? Had they become too comfortable, too complacent and too ready execute the will of the Senate, and thus out of balance with the force? It’s something I’ve been thinking about quite a bit since I finished Darth Plagueis and the new follow-up novel Star Wars: Maul: Lockdown.
Don’t misunderstand: [...]

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SF & Fantasy

So it Goes: Kurt Vonnegut’s Classic SF novel ‘Slaughterhouse Five’ Banned from Missouri Public High School Library Shelves


So it Goes: Kurt Vonnegut’s Classic SF novel ‘Slaughterhouse Five’ Banned from Missouri Public High School Library Shelves

A Missouri public school board voted four to zero to remove two books out of a proposed three from the library of Republic High School Monday. One of them was Kurt Vonnegut’s science fiction novel Slaughterhouse Five. Four members were absent for the late evening vote.
The 1969 novel uses a plot involving time travel and [...]

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