finale's go, Reckoning does a great job of providing not
only a climax, but also rounding things off and not leaving too many
loose ends. Ferus Olin faces off against Vader, the Imperial traitor
is finally revealed and Operation Twilight comes to fruition.
"The Last of the Jedi series as a whole has
been the most consistent of Jude Watson's three major series in
terms of quality of the storytelling, which mainly comes from the
single overarching story rather than the more episodic approach of
the other two. But the finale raises that already decent standard
with its rather stunning ending. Whilst some of the revelations are
a tad obvious, the overall ending of the series came as quite a
shock. Without wanting to give too much away, it really isn't how I
expected the series to finish and that, in itself, makes it a more
satisfying read that the other books in the series, although there
were a few inconsistencies within the text itself - perhaps the
writing was a little rushed.
"There are some very poignant
moments here and a greater level of emotional maturity in the final
scenes than one might have expected given the target audience.
"This series was great fun to read, with a fitting ending. Well