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From a purely content perspective as far as the Yuuzhan Vong Empire, I think they're decent. Not the best, but decent. They're certainly more well-developed and even less one dimensional than most groups, the later into the NJO you go and the more you learn about their culture, and more importantly dissent within it. Biotech is definitely an interesting thing, and I don't have any real problems with how it was used; mass manipulation as a propulsion mechanism isn't any worse than any other tech in Star Wars. The stuff that chased them out of their galaxy is absolute crap, though.Pretty much every post I've done in this subforum says this, but I've always felt the NJO series was the overall best arc in Star Wars, mostly because there was actually some emotional depth to it; decisions and actions stuck. Everything previous to that had just been about different Warlords doing weird stuff and the heroes always coming in to save the day without any real challenge, nobody learned anything, nobody lost anything, and nobody ever had to reflect on why they did what they did. Sure, the Vong were clearly the bad guys, but the situations they put the galaxy in had actual impacts. You started to see all the different groups in the galaxy react to a single threat, and interact with each other in the context of that. It also prompted what in my mind was the logical conclusion of the Rebellion by re-uniting the "Empire" in the Galactic Alliance. The exception to this being that the remainder of the invasion force just piled onto a single planet and flew off at the end. That was dumb. Altogether though, it's the best series to tie together all of Star Wars, from KotOR to LotF, and it broke Star Wars out of a somewhat stale mold. Jacen Solo is by far my favourite Star Wars character, because he pretty much embodied this.
Personally, I've always disliked the idea of the Yuuzhan Vong, what with their living ships and moving planets and things, not to mention their immunity to the force (correct me if I'm wrong) and just this whole idea that this inter-galactic species comes out of deep space on space plants and manages to devastate the galaxy in a period of 5 years is just too much for me.How they just easily slaughtered everything and how they were in the EU just really didn't feel like Star Wars. I was okay with the Killiks because they fit more, but these guys are just beyond over the top in my personal opinion. I stopped reading the books after these guys showed up because it just got so far fetched for me, but what's your opinion on these Galactic Conquerors? Are they worthy to be within the world of Star Wars or not?
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The Vong could've done with a bit more character focus on a few of their own ranks, honestly. I wish we'd gotten more of Czulkang Lah, Tsavong Lah's father - he was presented as being essentially the Garm bel Iblis of the Vong (pretty sure that's an explicit comparison in the books, now that I think about it), and while Tsavong got a lot more exposure, I felt his father was by far the more interesting character and would have served as a more imposing nemesis for the early NJO. Nas Choka similarly didn't really get enough exposure, despite from all accounts also being a far superior strategist to Tsavong Lah and, minus plot bunnies, probably would've been able to win the Second Battle of Coruscant at the end of the war.
I'm cool with the Yuuzhan Vong. So hy not make a mod about the Vongs? they could be awesome
They will eventually be in Ascendency.