The Hutt Gambit has ratings and reviews. Brad said: Reading (or in the case of Star Wars The Han Solo Trilogy rereading) Star Wars books, with. Here is the second novel in the blockbuster new trilogy that reveals the never- before-told story of the young Han Solo. Set before the Star. Written by A. C. Crispin, narrated by David Pittu. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial.
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In response, the previously ineffectual Moff who governed Hutt Space, Sarn Shild, proclaims that he will restore law and order to Hutt Space. The smugglers are victorious, although more than a quarter of their fleet is destroyed. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. May 04, Thomas rated it liked it Shelves: Shrike is killed by another bounty hunter hoping to collect on Han, whom Han kills. It goes on to depict the Battle of Nar Shaddaa.
The only point to them aside from vaguely explaining why Han is so against love in “A New Hope” was to set up their abilities during the final act. This also gives some of these events much more weight. For example, Boba Fett ‘s backstory was explained as a “smoke screen” planted by Fett himself to hide his father Jango Fett ‘s involvement gambih the Clone Wars. Chewie’s life debt to Han Solo and Lando’s “right place, right time” tracking of the scruffy star A surprising improvement from the first sool in the series, The Hutt Gambit introduces Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian, with a semi-plausible explanation for how their relationships form.
It’s far more exciting and engaging a tale than “The Paradise Snare”, and it manages to make Hutt I still have issues with this Han Solo series: The middle is a bit jumbled while you’re reading it and it almost appears that Crispin is jumping all over the place but really it’s all set-up gambi the finale. Solo and Chewbacca then embark on a series of adventures that are set in interludes in this novel, but are described more fully in Brian Daley ‘s trilogy The Han Solo Adventures.
Although Solo would not have agreed, what happened next could only have been the will of the Force. Granted, it’s the middle volume in a trilogy, but while it is has a climax in the Battle of Nar Shaddaa, it lacks any sort of resolution.
Fett and Jabba the Hutt dolo have their first meeting here. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Equally fascinating in this novel was the space battle. Very entertaining and a good character actor.
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But the mission is secretly being orchestrated by an unlikely ally: The action is solid and well-paced, and the final battle in the book which takes up about a quarter of the novel is gripping and engaging. Would you like us to take another look at this review?
Learn the pronunciation It was hard to listen at some points because he was pronouncing some of the names and planets wrong. Set before tge Star Wars r movie adventures, these books chronicle the coming-of-age of the galaxy’s most famous con man, smuggler and thief.
He never finds out what she’s up to now, and by then end she just vanishes. Whereas in SoloHan meets Chewbacca, develops a rivalry with Lando, completes the Kessel Run, and wins the Millennium Falcon in what appears to be a matter of a tambit days, it takes Crispin several years in narrative time to piece together the same series of events. English Choose a language for shopping. But the crowning jewel is Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn Trilogy.
While he still has feelings for her, he is reluctant to help her an all-out attack against the slaving colonies on Ylesia. Han will need all the help he can get.
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The Price sopo Freedom 4 61 Sep 18, But Han is clever. The book ends as Han sits down to a table where Obi-Wan and Luke Skywalker hsn waiting, which is exactly the same moment of his first on-screen appearance in A New Hope.
February 20, Imprint: And I’m confused why, when one of the big arcs of the film series is this dude growing from a scoundrel to the general of a rebellion, you’d use your prequel to create a moment in his past where he’d ALREADY gone from a scoundrel to the general of a rebellion. But first he needs hands-on experience flying spacecraft, and for that he takes a job on the planet Ylesia.
Overall rating No ratings yet 0. On his first Kessel Run, Solo’s friend and old-time smuggler Roa accompanies him to avert any mishaps.
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And I applaud Crispin for it. Their forces are bolstered when the Hutt mercenaries, led by Captain Renthal, agrees to fight alongside hutg smugglers.
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The very end includes a brief appearance by Darth Vader. Jiliac and Teroenza agreed, and their plan worked.
Solo is now a fugitive from the Imperial Navy. I love the introduction to Fett, I love how Calrissian was able to get the jump on him, and I love how it set up Fett’s grudge against Han Solo. But he has made a valuable friend in a former Wookiee slave named Chewbacca, who has sworn Han a life debt.
Solo’s first meeting with Lando is also rather perfunctory, and far less momentous than it could have been. But Han and Chewie find themselves in even bigger trouble when they agree to lend their services to crime lords Jiliac and Jabba the Hutts.