Eighteen years after 'Return of the Jedi', Anakin Solo begins training at his Uncle Luke's Jedi Academy on Yavin 4, where he befriends the vibrant girl Tahiri. Together they receive dreams of a mysterious temple and set off into the jungles to find it.
I enjoyed this very different approach to the Jedi Academy, showing aspects of it not featured in the Jedi Academy trilogy or even the Young Jedi Knights series. Tahiri is an excellent new character, providing the perfect counterpoint to Anakin. Also, I thought that the revelation about Ikrit was the perfect end to the book, bringing Yoda's words "Judge me by my size do you?" to life once more.
The reason I've only given this book three stars is threefold. Firstly, the writing style (appropriate to it's target audience) is just too childish and simplistic for adults to get much out of it. Secondly, the story itself is slow and not particularly engaging. Finally, the pages of my copy of this book smelled really bad (probably due to the awful quality of the paper)!