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Fate of the Jedi : Backlash by saith100 Fate of the Jedi : Backlash by saith100
This is a fake cover I made for backlash the 4th book in the Fate of the Jedi series starring Jaina Solo. It's been posted on a few websites along with a fake blurb on April 1 as an April Fools joke. And well it worked pretty well : a certain number of people have been fooled.
The Jaina image is part of a bigger piece in the work right now, so you'll have to wait to see her in full color with details (I had to give it that fake-drawning threatement for this cover to fake the style of the previous books' covers).

The april joke has been running on the following websites :
StarWars-Universe.com (french website who created the fake blurb) - Fan's reaction on the forums here
LegacyNJO.com (my website)
TheForce.net's Literature boards
Kamuiweb.com (another french website)

Some comments on TheForce.net are really cracking me up like "The X-Wing looks like it's about to fly right into her cleavage for an attack run." or "That cover's gotta be a fake because Jaina's flat-chested, and no SW female is canonically flat-chested."
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morri85 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2011
lol I like the comments xD. It is kinda true though unless you look at the jap covers xD
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eximiusvir Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2010
I'm glad Fate of the Jedi has other fans!

I just posted a fake cover too!
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janlomona Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2009
Hey Saith, LOVE the cover art and have added it to my site [link] along with a piece about Backlash.
Hope you like it, love your site and would very much like to swap links, become affiliates and perhaps interview you for our webmaster interviews section on Lightsabre.
Let me know, be great to sort something out.
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WingedJedi Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2009
Hey, I like this one! Jaina is my favorite character....Can't wait for the bigger picture, then, and the official cover. Has been too much time since the last official Jaina art....

:clap: Very cool!
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En-Taiho Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2009
hi, i like that retro look of these new covers. And good job, your fake cover looks like a real one;)
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saith100 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
Yeah I like what they did for Fate of the Jedi.
Glad you like my fake cover.

PS : I can't wait to publish our little project. I'm overexited about it.
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JediSeeker1 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2009  Student General Artist
very interesting! I love the color choices!
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saith100 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
Thanx. I tough purple was good for Jaina because of the color of Jaina's lightsaber. And green seems to fit perfctly ! :D
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