Twenty-five pages of talking heads--Emperor Palpatine and Prince Xizor--giving tedious back story, with a gratuitous holographic Darth Vader occasionally growling or posturing. The inspectors spider-legged their way toward the waiting bounty hunters. The other part takes place just after the events of A New Hope, after the rebellion destroys the first Death Star. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. The rangefinder numbers skittered at the bottom of his field of vision as he scanned across the horizon. Some of the backroom dealings of the Bounty Hunter's Guild are a little boring and needless, too. This is the first book in The Bounty Hunter Wars trilogy, so I expected Boba Fett to feature here, because what book about bounty hunters wouldn't feature Boba Fett? How can that not be good!? Fett also finds himself in possession of an amnesiac young woman named Neelah, who may be the key to the mystery—or a decoy leading Fett into a murderous ambush.
Do whatever they want with it. But we all know Star Wars is not about beautiful prose. What I ended up with was a few hundred pages stained with the tears of my disappointment. As the gathers force, proposes a cunning plan to the and : smash the power of the by turning its members against each other. When he stumbles across evidence implicating Prince Xizor in the murder of Luke Skywalker's aunt and uncle, Fett makes himself an enemy even he fears. About this Item: Del Rey. Looks pr I read this book around the time it was released in 1998 and didn't really like it.
How could a character as cool as that be killed off so easily? They had been beat to the bounty by Boba Fett. Zuckuss was glad to see the customs-inspection droids leave, stalking their way delicately across the landing dock, dragging their bagged comrade behind themselves. Jeter does in print what Anderson does on the comic page. There was also a lot of scheming. In the meantime, he will join the Dark Lord in an unholy alliance whose common target is Luke Skywalker. Yet even a man like Boba Fett can have one too many enemies.
In this book author K. Thinking about it, the whole book probably should've been from Bossk's point of view as he schemed to overthrow his father and seize control of the Bounty Hunter's Guild. He warns Neelah that she has to be careful around Fett and that he will not leave her alone with him. As the Rebellion gathers force, Prince Xizor proposes a cunning plan to the Emperor and Darth Vader: smash the power of the Bounty Hunters Guild by turning its members against each other. Additionally, Jeter tends to continually restate things we already know in his descriptions.
Other characters inserted briefly are Vader and Prince Xizor, prior to Xizor's demise in Shadows of the Empire. Another thing that bothered me was the monologuing. But worst of all, as Han, Chewie, and Lando leave Coruscant on a desperate rescue mission, a malevolent life-form, unlike any the galaxy has ever seen, awakens. Most of this book is honestly people talking. Meanwhile, in the midst of the web, a treacherous alliance is formed. That one had been a little too brusque in frisking the Trandoshan Bossk for any concealed weapons, and had paid the price in quick, bolt-snapping disassembly. There's not much to spoil.
First, let's start with the cover. Able to deliver great groin attacks? For instance, every time we meet the arachnoid assembler Kud'ar Mub'at, we are reminded that he is an assembler, that he has the characteristics of a spider, and that his full name is Kud'ar Mub'at. The book needed to be longer than 2hrs. As the Rebellion gathers force, Prince Xizor proposes a cunning plan to the Emperor and Darth Vader: smash the power of the Bounty Hunters Guild by turning its members against each other. Fett said that the mismanagement and incompetence of the guild causes that and he will have no part of it. I wanted to like it but I just couldn't. The accountant mentions he had heard of other bounty hunters accepting offers.
All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. I at least have a reason to keep trudging on, but now my expectations won't be so high. It's 14 years later holy crap and I decided to give it another try since my brain has evolved quite a lot since then. The entire book was talking about how cool boba fett was, while boba fett did literally nothing of note, in fact the only thing that happened was a guy found boba fett at the start. An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.
One thing you can count on for any book in which Prince Xizor appears: it'll be a waste of time. The characters are memorable even the droids! Boba Fett is nearly digested by the Sarlac. A bounty hunter named Dengar finds Boba lying half naked, and seriously injured on the Dune Sea. Separated after Padme's death, they must be made safe at all costs, lest the hope they represent for the future be turned to horror by the new Sith regime, and the unspeakable power of the dark side. The arachnid go between who serves as the criminal world's escrow service.