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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Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori. Cloak of Deception Star Wars. Towards this end, the Hutts pay Han, by now a smuggler and erstwhile Imperial officer, to travel to Imperial Center and bestow gifts upon Shild. Han’s obnoxious girlfriend from the first book returns as the lost, unattainable love. One of the central conflicts of the story is the Battle of Nar Shaddaa, which is fought between the Galactic Empire and an alliance of smugglers and mercenaries.

The Hutt Gambit by A.C. Crispin

Also, while I love Chewie, I don’t know why his introduction was left off the page. However, the Wookiee—whose name is Chewbacca—proves his worth to Solo when he saves him from an incensed Barabel after a game of sabacc. 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.

See all reviews. With the publication of Heir to the Empire inZahn practically kicked off the Expanded Universe Whenever people hear the words Star Wars Expanded Universe, then, provided they have a general idea of what that is, there are a few key pieces of media that will most likely come to mind.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. 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. It’s not a spoiler as I think so many people have seen Star Wars.


In addition to Aruk’s refusal to fund Teroenza’s exorbitant bounties on Han Solo and Bria Tharen, these factors prompted Teroenza to respond to an outstanding offer from Desilijic clan. Instead of building to the established story, you’re creating a redundancy, which isn’t effective tie-in storytelling.

This book picks up several years after the first one, omitting any real-time recounting of Han’s time in the service of the Empire at the Imperial Academy. The two gangsters exchanged views and came to agree that the best course of action would be to eliminate Aruk.

It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. Revan The Old Republic: Chewbacca is now Han’s partner Chewie is part of the reason Han got kicked out of the Navyand the two of them start crossing the galaxy and getting into trouble.

To a die-hard Star Wars nerd, this is a fine, fun book. The last quarter of the book deals with the battle, the strange orders given to the leader fo the Imperial invasion force, and the final twisting of the knives of the Hutts.

The Hutt Gambit actually features the gamblt problem from its predecessor: She wrote professionally since But I’m okay with that.

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Han will need all the help he can get. Agreat, fast paced asventure makes up the middle book of a good trilogy. James Luceno Narrated by: Fills gaps in Hans’ past, but the meeting with Lando is too contrived.

But don’t let that stop you. Despite some telly parts here and there, and taking a little too long to get to the heart of the story, the book satisfies.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Action packed, with great dialogues, real Star Wars setting and awsome characters. Hopefully, this upward trend in quality continues in the final book of the Han Solo trilogy. May 24, CB rated it it was ok Shelves: My favorite Star Wars character but I never knew his back story.

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This novel is really clever. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Children of the Jedi Darksaber Planet of Twilight The Separatist Alliance, with ruthlessness and treachery, is beating the Republic to every strategic target.

Desperate to prevent such a disaster, the Hutts convened again on Nal Hutta and decided to offer anything to Shild to prevent the attack. While he still has feelings for her, he is reluctant to help her an all-out attack against the slaving colonies on Ylesia.

After seeing her perform, Solo became acquainted with her and their relationship became intimate. Crispin, published in This announcement is met with dismay by the Huttsand clan leader Jabba the Hutt plans to bribe Shild into sparing the Hutt homeworld, Nal Hutta.

This kind of character arc shows why he became the scoundrel we all know and love. The trilogy was written by Ann C.

One of the sectors targeted for Imperial retribution was the lawless expanse of Hutt Spaceand Nar Shaddaa in particular. At first, Huft is going to seek his future alone. The Han Solo Trilogy, Vol.

The X-Wing Series, Volume 1: Under trainging from his friend Roa he and Chewie fly the Kessel Run gamibt the first of many times.

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