The Hutt Gambit Rebel Dawn. Author, Ann C. Crispin. Genre, Science fiction. Publisher, Bantam Spectra. Published, The Han Solo Trilogy is a trilogy of science fiction novels set in the Star Wars galaxy. It follows. 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. While The Paradise Snare gives us some much-needed set up for Han’s ultimate journey, it’s in The Hutt Gambit that a more recognizable.

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This story arc portrays Han being a nice guy, getting into a lot of bad situations, meeting and falling for women, and ultimately being hung out to dry. Gave away the ending! For the Ylesian Hutts have dispatched the dreaded bounty hunter Boba Fett to track down the man who already outsmarted them once.

The plot on this one picks up a bit after the last one. A professional gambler and entrepreneur named Lando Calrissian had dire need of a professional pilot and understood that Han Solo was the best.

Dec 28, Ivy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Suddenly the two smugglers are thrust into the middle of a battle between the might of the Empire and the treachery of their outlaw allies…a battle where even victory means death! I know this sounds strange, but Han’s language patterns still seemed off to me.

It deals mostly with the machinations of the Hutts and their dirty dealings with themselves and others. Revan The Old Republic: The Shadows of the Empire multimedia project. Refresh and try again. The Price of Freedom 4 61 Sep 18, However, the astronomical bounty offered for Solo from Teroenza was still available. It is a nice space battle, but doesn’t save the awkward, choppy build. Despite grievous casualties, the smugglers won the day and Nar Shaddaa survived the wrath of the Empire. A Star Wars Story.

Recommended for SF fans; Star Wars fans in particular. It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context.


We are experiencing technical difficulties. On his first Kessel Run, Solo’s friend and old-time smuggler Roa accompanies him to avert any mishaps. Feb 12, Daniel Kukwa rated it liked it Shelves: While seeking out Solo, he witnessed his capture at the hands of Boba Fett.

Crispinwho is obviously a Reading or in the case of Star Wars The Han Solo Trilogy rereading Star Wars books, with all their cheesie craptasticness is a great reminder of just how bad George Lucas’ universe is.

It was just great to read about the ships blasting each other. But Han and Chewie find themselves in even bigger trouble when they agree to lend their services to the crime lords Jiliac and Jabba the Hutt. Crispinwho is obviously a fan of Han Solo, has her hero leading smugglers in an attack on an Imperial Fleet come to destroy Nar Shaddaa, it doesn’t matter that it further damages his original trilogy character development the worst damage was done by Lucas, after all, so the Creator himself set the precedent.

Even so, Durga seized control of Besadii despite misgivings about his unusual birthmark that, according to Hutt legend, was an evil omen. While Fett was busy with Solo, Calrissian sneaked up on the bounty hunter and jammed a blaster into his neck. The Han Solo Trilogy — Legends.

Deceptions Special Edition 2: It really showed Fett being a human and not just a flat robot. As far as Solo is concerned, he saved the Wookiee to repay Dewlanna for saving him nearly five years earlier, when Han Solo escaped Garris Shrike.

The famous pair are finally united in this second novel and they get themselves into much mischief and mayhem.

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It did get a little tedious at times. Han Solo was born into life as a street urchin, and has spent most of his life committing petty thievery for crimelord Garris Shrike.

Solo established himself as one of the best smugglers in the galaxy, and became Jabba’s favorite. I’m glad to have seen Bria Tharen striving to improve her life by serving a noble cause.

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Aug 21, Adam Koebel rated it liked it. After the death of ZavvalAruk dispatched his nephew, Kibbick the Huttto act as overlord to Teroenza and the t’landa Til “priests. Also between battles we meet the bounty hunter, Bobba Fett; Lando Gakbit and an interesting cast of characters. Moreover, the decision not to kill Boba Fett despite the risks involved smacks of writing a story backward; it is completely inconsistent with everything we know about Han’s character, but since Fett makes it into the Original Trilogy, he has to be kept alive somehow.


Aug 11, Pages. Aside from Chewie and Lan Well, another one down the mental digestive tract, that one was tasty!

With Victoria Strauss, she founded Writer Beware, a “watchdog” group that is part of SFWA that warns aspiring writers about the dangers of scam agents, editors, and publishers. That would be fine.

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Bria and her squadron are all killed in the raid, but the plans are successfully transmitted. However, Shild informs Han that he intends to launch an orbital bombardment campaign against Nal Hutta’s moon, Nar Shaddaathe home of hhtt of smugglers and their families.

Xaverri the magician, Shug Ninx the ace spaceship mechanic, Salla Zend the ass-kicking female smuggler, Admiral Greenlanx the Imperial admiral-they all play small roles, but are critical to really fleshing out the story. Into the Void Crucible Maul: Her mother especially dislikes his past as a pod racer under a different name.

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And I applaud Crispin for it. It suffers from a lack of a structure or an individual vision to make it into a singular book with its own identity. Then, when the two become friends, they never shut up with the ‘pals’, ‘buddies’, and ‘old chums’. They just glanced over one of the most significant events in the Star Wars storyline!!