NJO had a rocky start, gathered a bunch of steam and then I ignore Star by Star and everything after it because "You gotta kill Anakin! We can't have TWO Anakins! People might get confuzeded1! Also, twincest."
. . .
It was worse when Stackpole and Keyes did so much greatness with him. They should've just let him wallow in his angst and be done with it.