By Troy Denning
This is a prequel tale to Tatooine Ghost
BONUS: This unique novella contains an excerpt from big name Wars: Legacy of the strength: Betrayal and an interview with the author.
LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON
Growing up within the shadow of his heroic father, Lumpawarrump, son of Chewbacca, feels super strain to check his father's bold exploits. Chewie's life-debt to Han Solo retains him from returning domestic, and with no the steadying impression of his father, Lumpy is unfocused and uncontrolled. So Chewie's spouse comes to a decision stopover at to Coruscant is so as. It's the precise chance for the kin to bond--and for Chewbacca to coach his son a few much-needed life-lessons.
But while Lumpy's eagerness to provoke his father ends up in direct disobedience, Chewie is pressured into an severe pursuit that may lead him into Coruscant's risky underlevels--and to a mystery as stunning because it is lethal. . . .
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He was reaching out with his mind and altering the fabric of reality, twisting things to show them what was not, to give them pleasure of the Never Would Be. The men grunted, standing. The leader pounded a tent peg into the ground. Another. Yet another. Tohm fumbled in his pockets and removed his gas pellet pistol. " The fat nomad, despite his ponderous weight, moved quickly, heaving a throwing knife from the orange sash about his waist. Tohm dove like a swimmer, floated up above head level, dodged a second knife, and blasted the man.
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Still Jake did not move. He wiped his left foot back and forth through the thin coat of dust that covered the floor plates. " Tohm asked at length. " "Ye see, I know what kinda conkeebine they's going to pick, them others. She's going to be tiny and delicate舒awful pretty, mind ye舒but awful tiny and terrible awful delicate. " He grinned, flushed. "I know a hunnert ain't much舒" "I'm sure my father can find ye someone, Jake. Someone ye'd be just crazy about. " Hazabob called. "I gotta go," he said.