Han Solo's Revenge
is a science fiction
novel set in the Star Wars Expanded Universe
. It was written by Brian Daley
and originally published in 1979 by Del Rey
, a division of Ballantine Books
. It is the second of three books in the Han Solo Adventures
trilogy (the other two books in the series are Han Solo at Stars' End
and Han Solo and the Lost Legacy
), and one of the oldest Expanded Universe works. It is set prior to the events of A New Hope
Down on their luck after a botched smuggling run, Han Solo
resort to accepting a job offer from an anonymous employer. However, after flying the Millennium Falcon
to the planet Lur for the pickup, they discover that the cargo they're meant to be shipping is a load of slaves - something neither Han nor Chewbacca has any tolerance for.
After dealing with the slavers' attempt to commandeer the Falcon
, and still in dire need of funds, Han and Chewbacca head for the planet Bonadan
, where the slavers' leader was meant to meet his contact for payment.
Instead of the contact, though, they cross paths with Fiolla, an assistant auditor-general with the Corporate Sector Authority. She convinces Han that his only chance of getting paid now is to help her in tracking down the slaving ring.
The slavers are watching Fiolla and are now keeping their eyes on Han and Chewbacca as well, forcing the two smugglers to split up. Chewbacca takes the Falcon
, while Han and Fiolla board a cruise liner. They make plans to meet on the... Read More