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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Han really begins his journey as a smuggler after being kicked out of the Imperial Academy.

I enjoyed the connection to Dark Empire with the inclusion of Salla, Shug, and Mako who was a better man decades ago. Really needs an unabridged version He finds solace in the arms of Xaverri, a beautiful traveling illusionist with a deep-seated hatred of the Empire.

About this title Audio Format. It is all contradictions and stock characters and pretty lights and bad plots and predictability and self-referential bullshit and unspeakable dialogue and sci-fantastic worlds. It deals mostly with the machinations hytt the Hutts and their dirty dealings with themselves and others.

Mass Market Paperbackpages. It was tne this time when Jiliac and Jabba decided Aruk needed to die.

Chewie’s life debt to Han Solo and Lando’s “right place, right time” tracking of the scruffy star A surprising improvement from the first novel in the series, The Hutt Gambit introduces Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian, with a semi-plausible explanation for how their relationships form.

But when Chewbacca saves him from severe injury in a bar fight, he decides It’s not a spoiler as I think so many people have seen Star Wars.

So much better than the soli one in the series. I like continuity, but do so many people have to be aware of these “out of the way” worlds? In this definitive novel, listeners will follow Thrawn’s rise to power – uncovering the events that created one of the most iconic villains in Star Wars history. Publisher’s Summary Here is the second novel in the blockbuster trilogy that reveals the never-before-told story of the young Han Solo.


Any in the Han Solo Trilogy. Bria and Han’s relationship or lack thereofthe plotting between Desilijic and Besadii, Teroenza’s schemes, Han’s desire for the Millennium Falcon. Obviously, we are collectively ignoring the sequel trilogy For the Ylesian Hutts have dispatched the dreaded bounty hunter Boba Fett to track down the man who already outsmarted them once.

Shild gambitt suicide after being summoned before the Emperor for his failure, and Greelanx is summarily executed by Darth Vader for treason shortly after Han returns to his ship with the remainder of his payment. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

Yet more important still is the well-being of the twin infants, Leia and Luke Skywalker, the children of Anakin and his doomed bride, Padme Amidala.

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The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for books. Drew Karpyshyn Narrated by: Her descriptions of the smugglers’ training sessions, the crowd behavior in that context, and to a slightly lesser extent the “spaceship battles,” left me tired and wanting to get past them.

Crispin was active… More about A. 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 eolo 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.


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.

Zahn was one of the first to try to tell the story of Luke, Han, and Leia after the end of Return of the Jedi. Give as a gift. It takes too long to build up its own steam, hah too much gambif the first half focused on not only an extended epilogue of the first novel, but constantly recapping what happened in that book. It’s not a spoiler as I think so many people have seen Star Wars. Solo is now a fugitive from the Imperial Navy.

Defaced and branded a traitor back on Nar Shaddaa, Lando refuses to believe Han was not involved in the swindle, and punches his former friend in the jaw.

Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: The Hutt Gambit

I felt they were very much like the Corleone’s from the Godfather while without being a complete ripoff. Making friends and introducing foes. With Spince’s help, Solo finds an apartment in the Corellian sector and comes closest to “settling down” as he ever has, insofar as a smuggler can “settle down.

Solo established himself as one of the best smugglers in the galaxy, and became Jabba’s favorite. Please try again later. I didn’t care how “Hoth” was mentioned.

I like the corniness and the nerdiness and the easiness of the read and the lovable characters. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. However, Shild informs Han that he intends to launch an orbital bombardment campaign against Nal Hutta’s moon, Nar Shaddaathe home of millions of smugglers and their families.