The third Crimson Empire book has some good ideas rolling around in it and I especially liked the idea of the Empire and the New Republic making a peace treaty of some sort in order to end overt hostilities. A ‘cold war" style change to where things go could be fascinating to watch since it could change a lot of things in how various worlds within each are handled. The politics of the Star Wars universe could be endlessly fascinating, but unfortunately it's kept to pretty basic levels at best so it's not given its due. I like a lot of pieces of Crimson Empire, but I'm looking forward to and hoping that it hits more of a fully formed story sooner rather than later to tie things together so that it can be compelling. Read Full Review
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