Oct 16, 2020

Billy's Books 40: Revenge Of The Sith

"While one Jedi lives, survive the Order does. Resist the darkness with every breath we must."
He lifted his head and the stick angled to poke Obi-Wan in the shin. "Especially the darkness in
ourselves, young one. Of the dark side, despair is."
The simple truth of this called to him. Even despair is attachment: it is a grip clenched upon pain.
Slowly, very slowly, Obi-Wan Kenobi remembered what is was to be a Jedi.

I read this book because I heard the book was better than the movie. Success! A low bar, for sure. But this book made me ache -- why wasn't the movie better? It's a great story. Very sad, but psychologically and historically very interesting.

The brighter the light, the darker the shadow...