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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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In a lot of ways, Crispin really captures the essence of Han Solo — the way he talks, the way he thinks, the archetype that he is meant to embody, the “thief with a heart of gold. Although Solo detests slavers more than anyone else in the galaxy—having seen in person what they do on Ylesia —he really wishes the Wookiee had left him alone.

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For example, Boba Fett ‘s backstory was explained as a “smoke screen” planted by Fett himself to hide gambig father Jango Fett ‘s involvement in the Clone Wars. I wouldn’t count it among my favorites, but it was worth the time, and is a stronger book than some of the newer Expanded Universe books.

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Han Solo has been unceremoniously stripped of rank and discharged from the Imperial Army over his convictions about slavery and his successful attempt to liberate non-humanoid slaves from the Empire’s evil clutches.

Please improve this by adding secondary or tertiary sources. This may be in part because of the editing of the audiobook they always cut out stuff from thembut I still felt a little jerked around. The further I read, the more forced the writing felt. He and Chewbacca meet a number of smugglers and begin working for one of Han’s old classmates, Mako Spinceas transport pilots.


As a last little gripe, the “war” part of Star Wars has always been relatively peripheral for me — hence my disinterest in Dinsey’s “war movie” take on the series in Rogue One — which made the last forty pages or so of the book into a real slog for me.

Where Zahn is primarily concerned with telling a new story; Crispin is much more concerned with exploring a character. I don’t know, I just find it extremely bizarre that someone would set out to write a string of Han Solo prequel novels and barely touch upon any of this. Also liked seeing Chewie and Lando. No trivia or quizzes yet. The Hutt Gambit is a fun, exciting ride through a criminal underworld often gestured toward but seldom seen in the Star Wars films themselves. As I said, these are all relatively minor issues.

She wrote several Star Trek and Star Wars novels, and created her own original science fiction series called Starbridge. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for books.

However, they ordered the bounty hunter to leave entirely. It would have been as well to skip her till Rebel Dawn. Instead, we see Han beginning his life as a smuggler proper.

Shocked and devastated at seeing her that way after all those years, Solo left Shild both unsuccessful and emotionally distraught. 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: Retrieved from ” http: So I don’t really find this book satisfying on its own, and while I’m not against the The Two Towers treatment for a single story told in multiple books, this should have been more of The Empire Strikes Back: To all anyone who was unaware of her mission—including Solo—Tharen appeared to be Shild’s mistress.

Even when this book’s story comes together, there’s not much to it before we hit the climactic space battle. The story itself was great, Solo is a smuggler, but he does play some different roles here, such as undercover envoy for the Hutts.


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. Here is the second novel in the blockbuster new trilogy that reveals the never-before-told story of the young Han Solo.

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Teroenza gave in to his frustration and contacted Jiliac. Bambit seeking out Solo, he witnessed his capture at the hands of Boba Fett. He never finds out what she’s up to now, and by then end she just vanishes. On to the third now with no reservations.

The Hutt Gambit

On his first Kessel Run, Solo’s friend and old-time smuggler Roa accompanies him to avert any mishaps. In the meantime, Han, along with fellow former Imperial Mako Spincerecruits the denizens of Nar Shaddaa into a loose fighting unit.

I listened to an abridged version of this in audio. Calrissian kept the lot’s prize for himself, however. Despite some telly parts gabmit and there, and taking a little too long to get to the heart of the story, the book satisfies. Star Wars Legends novels — Too bad the Empire has decided to slag his and other smugglers’ favorite retreat, Nar Shadaa. 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 few days, it takes Crispin several years in narrative time to piece together the same series of events.

Make up some new planets! I’d actually rate this one a PG, I think. Han Solo had never been happier. Crispin is at her best in seedy bars and Han-Solo-ish encounters, interactions in gqmbit underworlds of the galaxy.