May 12, 2020
1 mins read
Set before the events of Solo: A Star Wars Story! Han and Qi'ra don't have a lot in common other than not having a lot. They're street kids on the industrial planet Corellia, doing whatever it takes to get by, dreaming of something more. They each jump at a chance to prove themselves in the perilous world of Corellia's criminal underbelly, only to discover they are on the same mission for the same unscrupulous boss. When the job goes disastrously wrong, Han and Qi'ra are on the run--from pirates, a droid crime syndicate, the Empire, and their boss--and will have to learn to trust each other if they are going to survive.
Han Solo was a spot on. I think the writer managed to capture all the aspects of Han’s personality. He is cocky, but loyal and compassionate. A “scoundrel” but with great leadership qualities. Everyone knows he is famous for his piloting skills, but others skill Han has but are a bit overlooked on the movies and books is his ability to think quickly (improving), his understanding of languages and he is a pretty handy mechanic as well.
The side characters are done really well too. Qi’ra was introduction was very well. And I absolutly loved Tsuulo.I cried when he died.He deserved freedom and to have a free life,but it was cut short,but for his help his brother will get a change to live free for his brother too.And even if he didn't become one with the Force he became one with the stars.
I liked the fast paced setting of the book. I also like how Han and Qi’ra’s relationship changes and their characters develop through the book. This was an excellent introduction to a very young Han Solo definitely showing the traits of the legendary character he is to grow into.