New Darth Plagueis Excerpt

December 15, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Posted in Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Star Wars Books has posted Darth Plagueis mini-excerpt #5:

“What is known about this Anakin?”

“Very little, except for the fact that he was born into slavery nine years ago and was, until recently, along with his mother, the property of Gardulla the Hutt, then a Toydarian junk dealer.” Dooku smirked. “Also that he won the Boonta Eve Classic Podrace.”

Palpatine had stopped listening. Nine years old . . . Conceived by the Force . . . Is it possible . . .

You can check out all the previous excerpts here: mini-excerpt #1, #2, #3, #4, and chapter 1, and an audio excerpt.

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Joe Schreiber Book Signing

December 15, 2011 at 10:45 am | Posted in Events, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | 1 Comment

If you live near Exton, PA, then this Saturday you should swing by Books-A-Million. Star Was author Joe Schreiber will be there around 1:00 PM to sign books for fans. You can check out his latest Star Wars book Red Harvest, or his latest novel Au Revoir Crazy European Chick. It’s not to late to pick up that last minute Christmas gift and there’s nothing quite like an autographed novel for the book lovers on your list.

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Medical Droid or Spybot?

December 15, 2011 at 10:17 am | Posted in Science News | Leave a comment

There’s a new robot on the block and its name is VGo. VGo is a telepresence robot which, as the name implies, provides a remote presence for an individual. Just like a webcam equipped laptop, VGo can provide mobile 2-way video communication. However, VGo’s wheeled, remote controlled body allows it to move around and look at different areas of its environment. The 4′ 6″, 17 lb robot uses Verizon’s 4G LTE network to communicate data. It also runs in at $6,000 a pop. Continue Reading Medical Droid or Spybot?…

Fictional Frontiers Interview with Ryder Windham

December 15, 2011 at 9:02 am | Posted in Interview, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Suvudu has posted an interview done by Fictional Frontiers with The Complete Vader co-author Ryder Windham. The interview is a podcast format that runs 15 minutes in length. You can listen to it here.

And for those who entered our Vader contest, we’ll be announcing the winner very soon.

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