In a nutshell: Life in the fray as a peon.
It’s easy to forget that there’s a person behind the helmet (whether in Star Wars or real life). Traviss certainly reminds her readers of that fact with these characters. She’s done a good job making us sympathetic towards the green Jedi and the child-commando—and why should we not be? At times Etain is gratingly naïve and Darman a little too wise and accepting, but by the end you realize that it’s all necessary, that they are just two people swept up in a large wave and unable to do anything but cling to their guns and get washed along.
(My copy was courtesy the publisher at the 2009 NY Comic Con.)...Continua