Star Wars Adventures Driving Force

Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 10: Driving Force

In this Star Wars Adventures volume follow your favorite Resistance heroes on adventures big and small

In Star Wars Adventures Vol. 10, Join Poe Dameron, a young Leia, and Amilyn, Rey, and more as they go on adventures across the galaxy.

Star Wars Adventures Driving Force

Kidnapped

While on a mission with Rapier Squadron, Poe’s X-wing is hit with an ion pulse and he’s captured by pirates. Can he talk his way out of a hostage situation long enough to give BB-8 time to contact the rest of Rapier Squadron for a rescue?

“Kidnapped” is by Ian Flynn and illustrated by Megan Levens. Ian Flynn also wrote “Race for Answers”. Megan Levens is a recurring contributor to Star Wars Adventures.

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The Right Wrong Turn

In this next adventure, Leia offers to teach Amilyn Holdo how to drive a speeder. Amilyn proves to be a reckless driver. Or is it flyer? When Amilyn decided to take a trip to Level 4 of Courascant to find a lost museum, things get a little dicey.

This short story is by Delilah S. Dawson and illustrated by Margaux Saltel. Delilah S. Dawson is the author of the novels Blackspire and Phasma. Margaux Saltel also illustrated the Star Wars Adventures Annual in 2019.

Life Lessons

Set during Rey’s training with Luke on Ahch -To, Rey is eager to complete her training. Just like Luke once became impatient with Yoda, Rey becomes impatient with Luke to prove herself and accidentally awakens a sea monster.

Cavan Scott is a regular contributor to Star Wars Adventures and is part of the group writing The High Republic stories. Derek Charm is a regularly contributing artist to Star Wars Adventures.

Win/Lose

In this Tales from Wildspace segment, Emil talks about Dejarik player Bilk Plessey and his challenge to Maz Kanata.  The lesson here is that sometimes the best way to win is to lose the game.

“Win/Lose” is written by Shaun Harris and illustrated by Manuel Bracchi. This is Harris and Brachhi’s first story for Star Wars Adventures.

Alone in the Dark

When Crater goes temporarily blind after his photoreceptors are replaced, Emil tells the story of the time Resistance Pilot Tallissan Lintra helped a freighter lost in a gas cloud.

“Alone in the Dark” is by Adam Christopher and illustrated by Megan Levens. Adam Christopher wrote a short story for each of the From a Certain Point of View collections and was slated to write the Mandalorian novel before its cancellation.

Review | Star Wars Adventures Vol. 10: Driving Force

Verdict

These stories all feature Resistance-era characters. Sadly, this is not my era of Star Wars.  I’m just not a fan of the Sequels. However, these stories were still fun and light. As always, this is a great all-ages read.

Star Wars Adventures: Vol.10 Driving Force is published by IDW Publishing and is available to buy NOW!

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