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Best 'Star Wars' Han Solo And Chewbacca Books

Get to know the dynamic duo better with the best 'Star Wars' Han Solo and Chewbacca books.

By James LizowskiPublished 8 years ago 6 min read

Every Star Wars fan knows the famous duo of Han Solo and Chewbacca well. While Han Solo was a human smuggler known for being a member of the Rebel Alliance and later the New Republic, he originates from the planet Corellia where he was orphaned at an early age. Taken by the pirate Garris Shrike to serve with his crew, Han was treated cruelly, which is the main reason he became a smuggler. After entering the Imperial Academy at Carida where he served with distinction, his life changed when he refused to beat a Wookiee named Chewbacca with a neuronic whip and the two eventually fled from the imperials together. That was the moment Han Solo and Chewbacca bonded, and Chewbacca became his partner in crime as his life debt to Solo. The adventures of Han Solo and Chewbacca are present in many Star Wars books. Here are our picks for the best Han Solo and Chewbacca books.

This is an incredible side-story from the days of yore of the Star Wars world before the crevices were all filled in by scenes I-III. Hell, this was before the Empire struck back or there was a return of a Jedi. The Clone Wars were only an incident from the past that were alluded to every once in a while, yet not by any stretch of the imagination comprehended by fans. That is a piece of what made this story so fun. It required us to travel back to when Star Wars was simply Star Wars, not Episode IV: A New Hope. This story took us back to the experience and sentiment of that far, far away Star Wars system quite a while before the occurrence of the great stories that we cherish today. On the off chance that you grew up with the Star Wars establishment and cherished it as we did, help yourself and pick this book up. You won't have any extraordinary abstract epiphany, yet you'll have a galactic time with characters and a world that you know and love.

Han Solo's Revenge is one of the few Star Wars novels ever to use Chewie as more than a set piece and to delve more deeply into his character. Han and Chewie start this novel pretty much bankrupt, and so they take a shady job promising them 10,000 credits. Unfortunately, things turn sour when the job turns out to be slave running, which runs a much higher risk than many of their other jobs. They manage to outwit the slavers and escape, but decides to try to collect his 10,000. However, the danger increases when the Corporate Sector Authority gets involved.

At the point when Chewbacca and Han Solo choose to set out on a voyage to find a supposed fortune, their ship is stripped, executioner robots are on their trail, and they must evade risky professional killers. In this story Han and Chewbacca are drawn closer by an old runner pal Alexsandr Badure who had fallen on tough times. He tells Han that he and his friend, a young lady by the name of Hasti Troujow, have found the log circles of the Queen of Ranroon and he trusts that these plates reveal the lost whereabouts of Xim the Despot’s fortunes. He is willing to give Han and Chewy a cut of the treasure in exchange for their help. Since Alexsandr once spared their lives, they feel obliged to him and consent to offer assistance. Not long after arriving on the planet of Dellalt, the Millennium Falcon is captured by a mining operation that is after Hasti's plates. On his approach to recouping the Falcon, Han and his associates must cross miles of open Dellalt nation where they in the long run keep running into a congregation called the Survivors—an innate gathering of people who are the first relatives of Xim—who ensure their presence is known by slaughtering any individual who finds them.

The Han Solo Adventures is a three-in-one novel that takes three novels about Han Solo and brings them together in one volume. These novels are set before Star Wars: A New Hope and feature a younger Han Solo than we see in the movies. While these books were written before the Original Trilogy had even finished, they fit in very well into the Expanded Universe, mostly because nothing that happens in these books has any bearing on the rest of the Star Wars story. The title for this collection is perfect; these are just three Han Solo adventures. Unlike most of the other Star Wars novels, the main villain here is not the Empire but rather a completely unrelated entity called the Corporate Sector Authority.

The second novel in the blockbuster new set of three uncovers a full story of the youthful Han Solo. Set before the Star Wars film experiences, these books account the universe's transition of the most well known swindler, runner and hoodlum.

Solo is presently a criminal from the Imperial Navy. Be that as it may, he has made a profitable companion in a previous Wookiee slave named Chewbacca, who has sworn Han a life obligation. Han will require all the assistance he can get. The Ylesian Hutts have dispatched the feared bounty seeker Boba Fett to find the man who defeated them once. However, Han and Chewie end up stuck in an unfortunate situation when they consent to loan their services to the wrongdoing masters Jiliac and Jabba the Hutt.

Rebel Dawn is the dangerous close of the blockbuster set of three that tells the story of the youthful Han Solo. Set before the Star Wars motion picture undertakings (the second set of three), these books present the world's most celebrated swindler, bootlegger, and criminal. The Millennium Falcon is "the quickest hunk of garbage in the world." So when Han Solo wins it in a round of sabacc, he and Chewbacca get to be rulers of the runners—uncatchable and relentless. In any case, with the Empire clasping down, Han knows his fortunes can't last.

Han Solo and Chewbacca the Wookiee join forces for an all-new experience in this exciting upper center evaluation novel. Set between Star Wars: A New Hope and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the story takes after the universally adored pair of dealers as they fly the Millennium Falcon on a top-mystery mission for the Rebellion. Covered up in the story are additional indications and pieces of information about the up and coming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, making this an unquestionable requirement read for fans old and new.

At the point when the Star Wars cosmic system's most prominent Wookiee met his gallant end in the New Jedi Order novel Vector Prime, stun waves went through Star Wars fans everywhere. Also, now Dark Horse exhibits a memorial gathering—surprisingly itemizing the historical backdrop of the powerful Chewbacca! Composed by long-term Star Wars essayist Darko Macan, Chewbacca highlights a progression of stories described by the characters who knew him best—including Lando Calrissian, Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Luke Skywalker—that uncover uncommon impressions of Chewbacca's brave history, as well as of the strange and captivating society of his respectable species. Try not to miss the chance to say farewell and goodbye to this darling character.

This book is set up on a journey back in time—to about 200 years before the various occasions in A New Hope—as Chewbacca relates a story from his childhood on Kashyyyk. Resolved to finally consider himself as an adult and make everyone know it, Chewie and his young companions wander into the dangerous Shadowlands looking for wild experiences. Be that as it may, they discover much more than they expected when they unearth slavers plotting a strike on the Wookiee town. The unintentional experience gets to be one of Chewie's most amazing encounters and also one he wishes hadn't happened by any means!

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James Lizowski

Spends his days making his own Star Wars figurines. His craft has driven him to look towards the future, drawing inspiration from past technological advances.

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