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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Having superseded Besadii as supreme Hutt clan, Jiliac and Jabba selected Han to visit Shild on Coruscant because of his familiarity with Imperial military procedure.

I felt they were very much like the Corleone’s from the Godfather while without being a complete ripoff. Han will need all the help he can get.

A pretty mediocre Star Wars novel–the kind I have come to expect when I binge on science fiction to distract myself, remove myself, from everyday life. But he is too late. But he has made a valuable friend in a former Wookiee slave named Chewbacca, who has sworn Han a life debt.

There is also an epic star battle. It goes on to depict the Battle soll Nar Shaddaa.

We appreciate your feedback. Set before the Star Wars movie adventures, these books chronicle the coming-of-age of the galaxy’s most famous con man, smuggler, and thief. Throughout the galaxy, Rebel activity had reached an all-time high and Palpatine decided to put an end to it before it got any worse.

The cons, I’m not sure why Bria his ex from book 1 was brought back. A New Hope Episode V: At first, Han is going to seek his future alone. This novel is a tough review because take away your expectations and disappointment that we virtually see nothing from Han’s Imperial career or Chewie’s rescue, and you still have a decent novel.


Han must battle not only to save his livelihood, but also the many non-combatants who are trapped on the Smuggler’s Moonto whom the Empire will show no mercy.

The book ends as Han sits down to a table where Obi-Wan and Luke Skywalker are waiting, which gambt exactly the same moment hutf his first on-screen appearance in A New Hope.

Any Sf adventure fan; Star Wars fans especially. I enjoyed the connection to Dark Empire with the inclusion of Salla, Shug, and Mako who was a better man decades ago. Okay I know it’s weird but I got to get all the negatives out before the positives, because, while I liked this novel, it didn’t live up to my expectations.

The novel is definitely more episodic, with not so much of a single emphasis, other than the Ylesia plot you might remember from The Paradise Snare. When written well, and with inspiration from the mafia or drug cartels, Jabba and his species are extremely interesting. Star Wars Legends novels — I still have issues with this Han Solo series: Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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.

The second book in the Han Solo trilogy has more suspense and action in the story. Slo 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The problem, however, is that this makes his character arc in Star Wars redundant: The incorporation of Brian Daley’s original Solo trilogy in the huttt was a welcome touch, and makes me want to re-read those old faves from high school days.

Solo returned to Nar Shaddaa with the plans. The arrival of both Boba Fett and the Millennium Falcon adds a full star alone!


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Yes, it is legends canon, but still worth a read. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Having sold the stolen goods, Han makes plans to join the Imperial Academy on Coruscant.

There is a lot of good info on the Hutts here, this really gives them depth. The lead up to the final battle got long for me. Read more Read hutt.

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

Within only a few months, and after extensive experience flying, Solo seeks greater opportunities and eventually seeks a career with Jabba the Hutt and Jiliac. I’d actually rate this one a PG, I think. Alas, this book picks up five years later, a month or so after Han has been kicked out of the Navy f The Paradise Snare introduced the idea of Han Solo as an Imperial Navy pilot.

A professional gambler and entrepreneur named Lando Calrissian had dire need of a professional pilot and understood that Han Solo was the best. Quotes from The Hutt Gambit. The smugglers are victorious, although more than a quarter of their fleet is destroyed. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

Deceived The Old Republic: Learn how the Hutt rose to power and how Han Solo had part in it. But when Chewbacca saves him from severe injury in a bar fight, he decides that the ‘fur-ball’ might be handy and thier long freindship begains.