By Ryder Windham
The last word advisor TO absolutely the energy on the center OF THE celebrity WARS GALAXY
The strength, within the immortal phrases of Obi-Wan Kenobi, “surrounds us, it penetrates us, it binds the galaxy together.” The lucky few who're capable of faucet into this amazing strength have studied and cultivated the total spectrum of its potential–either embracing its virtuous features or succumbing to its evil temptations. The Jedi search to carry peace and enlightenment to the galaxy, whereas the Sith starvation just for conquest and control.
This finished extraordinary review chronicles the recognized heritage of the strength and its wielders down in the course of the a long time, from the founding tenets of Jedi and Sith teachings to the landmark occasions and mythical figures who've formed the fight among the sunshine and darkish facets. In first-hand bills via Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa Solo, Darth Bane, Darth Vader, count number Dooku, Emperor Palpatine, and a number of different Jedi Masters, Sith Lords, students, and sages, celebrity Wars: Jedi vs. Sith: the fundamental advisor to the strength spans the breadth of accessible wisdom, including
• the 1st recorded discovery of the Force
• major battles laid low with the strength all through galactic history
• the aim, development, and significance of Holocrons
• the evolution of the Jedi and Sith orders
• Force-sensitive abilities–including conflict meditation, telekinesis, and “mind tricks”
• noteworthy Jedi and Sith lightsabers, and the seven varieties of lightsaber combat
• a vibrant portrait of the selected One, Anakin Skywalker
PLUS–More than 100 fresh full-color illustrations!
No superstar Wars library is whole with no this definitive advisor to realizing the strength. take note: the strength may be with you . . . continuously!
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