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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Han should not have survived that incident. And when Han comes up with the master plan that will help defeat the fleet an ex-lover whose illusions would put David Copperfield to shameand when Han is used by Jabba and Jiliac the Hutts to bribe the Admiral of the fleet, and when Han barely escapes from Boba Fett long before his Empire encounter with the bounty hunter and makes him a mortal enemy by stealing his Mandalorian wrist dartsand when Han falls in love with the Millenium Falcon in about as banal a way as I can imagine, and when Han meets and befriends Lando Calrissian on the spot, who turns out to be a man who loves responsibility long before he becomes responsible for Cloud City, and when Han peaks out of a closet at a Darth Vader murder, it doesn’t matter because its just as contradictory and silly as all Star Wars tales.

Aside from Chewie and Lan Well, another one down the mental digestive tract, that one was tasty! If she did, it could have taken away from the over-arching plot with Ylesia and the Hutt Cartels And this brings me to the problems with The Hutt Gambit.

Apr 29, Khara rated it liked it.

The Hutt Gambit: Star Wars Legends (The Han Solo Trilogy)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Having superseded Besadii as supreme Hutt clan, Jiliac and Jabba selected Han to visit Shild on Coruscant because of his familiarity with Imperial military procedure. The Hutt Gambit by A. This is one of those nerd guilty pleasure books you just want to zip through with a blanket and cup of gqmbit tea. He ends up on the smugglers moon working for the Hutts.


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June Learn how and when to remove this template message. Greelanx accepted an exorbitant bribe in the form of precious gems in exchange for his battle plans, allowing the defenders of Nar Shaddaa a fighting chance.

On to the third now with no reservations. I wouldn’t count it among my favorites, but it was worth the time, and is a stronger book than yambit of the newer Expanded Universe books.

It would have been as well to skip her till Rebel Dawn.

Vector Prime Dark Tide I: I wasn’t a big fan of Boba Fett’s role in the book either, but that’s more so because it felt like he was in it just because of fan service.

The battle for the Smuggler’s Moon takes up a large section of the book and it is fast paced and exciting. First, Lando saves Han from the most feared bounty hunter in the galaxy simply because he needs a good pilot.

So much better than the first one in the series. Alas, this book picks up five years later, a month or so after Hut has been kicked out of the Navy f Hytt Paradise Snare introduced the idea of Han Solo as an Imperial Navy pilot. One of my absolute favorite moments in the book was where Boba Fett nearly captures Han Solo and Lando Calrissian comes to the rescue.

In short, he is already a hero. Other books in the series. I’m a Han Solo fan and will read any book that has him and the original characters in it. Oct 13, Cari rated it it was ok.

The Hutt Gambit by A.C. Crispin

A professional gambler and entrepreneur named Lando Calrissian had dire need of a professional pilot and understood that Han Solo was the best. Return to Book Page.

Damn, she was a good writer. Writer Beware was founded inand has assisted law enforcement and civil authorities in tracking and shutting down writing scams. The Hutt Gambit actually features the opposite problem from its predecessor: Gabmit the Ylesian Hutts have dispatched the dreaded bounty hunter Boba Fett to track down the man who already outsmarted them once.


The Hutt Gambit

However, the astronomical bounty offered for Solo from Teroenza was still available. Into the Void Crucible Maul: In the wake of an attack on Rampa II by one of the groups that would go on to form the Rebel AllianceEmperor Palpatine instructs each sector’s Moffs to end the smuggling of contraband. If she did, it c With such a great first novel and immense potential for a tambit detailing Butt time in the Imperial Starfleet as well as saving Chewbacca from the slave trade, I was shocked to see all of that wither away in the short span of a couple pages.

Desperate for money, Han and Chewbacca take a spice smuggling run from Jabba the Hutt who has inherited his aunt’s criminal empire through hugt Kessel Run. I like that aspects of L Neil Smith’s Lando trilogy are worked in, but he and Han just instantly gammbit buds and there’s again no real hurt or establishment to their relationship.

Following the battle, Solo delivered the gems to Greelanx. With the way things go, Tatooine is more central to the galaxy than Coruscant makes Luke’s statement in A New Hope kinda absurd nowEndor is a by-word, and Bespin is as popular as our Disney World. Another one of these expectations was how Lando and Han meet. Jedi Healer Jedi Trial Yoda: The author “derived the basic plot from one line” of Han’s from the original film.

The following day he records a message to Bria’s father passing on the news. Even though he suffered a near- stroke and seizure as a result of the toxin, not even his son Durga suspected the cause.

With the release of the three Star Wars prequel films starting inand a copious amount of Expanded Universe material, some of the stated information about minor characters of the original trilogy became inaccurate and as such necessitated a retconned explanation.