Originally Posted by Guru
They are irrelevant to the current universe but they are absolutely worth the read.
I'd bet dollars to donuts that if you re-read those first three books, you'd be enormously disappointed.
The premise was kind of cool, but he execution was lame. I think they were popular because they were the first licensed Star Wars books, ever.
Zahn's writing definitely improved over the years but that first trilogy was enormously disappointing on a second look.