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Publisher Description

Delve into the history of the sinister Count Dooku in this audio original set in a galaxy far, far away….
Darth Tyranus. Count of Serenno. Leader of the Separatists. A red saber, unsheathed in the dark. But who was he, before he became the right hand of the Sith? As Dooku courts a new apprentice, the hidden truth of the Sith Lord’s past begins to come to light.
Dooku’s life began as one of privilege—born within the stony walls of his family’s estate, orbited by the Funeral Moon where the bones of his ancestors lie interred. But soon his Jedi abilities are recognized and he is taken from his home to be trained in the ways of the Force by the legendary Master Yoda.
As he hones his power, Dooku rises through the ranks, befriending fellow Jedi Sifo-Dyas and taking a padawan of his own, the promising Qui-Gon Jinn—and tries to forget the life that he once led. But he finds himself drawn by a strange fascination with the Jedi Master Lene Kostana, and the mission she undertakes for the Order: finding and studying ancient relics of the Sith, in preparation for the eventual return of the deadliest enemies the Jedi have ever faced.
Caught between the world of the Jedi, the ancient responsibilities of his lost home, and the alluring power of the relics, Dooku struggles to stay in the light—even as the darkness begins to fall.

Narrated by a full cast:
Orlagh Cassidy as Asajj Ventress
Euan Morton as Dooku
Pete Bradbury as Gretz Droom
Jonathan Davis as Qui-Gon Jinn
Neil Hellegers as Ramil
Sean Kenin as Sifo-Dyas
January LaVoy as Jor Aerith
Saskia Maarleveld as Jenza
Carol Monda as Lene Kostana
Robert Petkoff as Ky Narec
Rebecca Soler as Yula Braylon
Marc Thompson as Yoda

Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Full Cast
hr min
April 30
Random House Audio

Customer Reviews

swarto112 ,

Great back story fill in between the Clone Wars and movies

This is Dooku’s back story which fills in the holes when we were given a new bad guy in the movies then further explored in The Clone Wars. Its six hours of tying up loose threads of many story lines introduced in Clone Wars weaving in characters that were only name drops thru out the series. If you’re a fan of Clone Wars, its a must have.

superlurp ,

Very anticlimactic

There was nothing really worth knowing. Everything you wish you would learn about those characters you didn’t. Fluff story sadly

AngerBee ,

Painfully Boring

The only parts of this that are remotely interesting are the parts about Ventress, which I will admit, she is used in a very interesting way.

The rest of this is pretty dull. About the first half of this is excruciatingly boring, as it does not feel like it belongs in any era of Star Wars. Once anything of interest does kick in, it’s still not very useful, and fills in all of the parts of Dooku’s back story that you didn’t care about.

How anyone could let this be completed without explaining how or when he became Sith, what happened to Sifo-Dyas, or how the clone army was created is just baffling. That’s why we are here. Not to hear completely irrelevant, yet still predictable backstory that explains precisely nothing.

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