"Ambush at Corellia," by Roger Macbride Allen [Bantam, 1995]

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"Ambush at Corellia," by Roger Macbride Allen [Bantam, 1995]

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  1. Errant_Venture Manager Emeritus

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    Feb 21, 2002
    star 6
  2. Errant_Venture Manager Emeritus

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    Feb 21, 2002
    star 6
    Ambush at Corellia by Roger Macbride Allen

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    Synoposis

    A trade summit on Corellia brings Han Solo back to the home planet he left many years before. Arriving on the distant planet with Leia, their children, and Chewbacca, Han finds Corellia overrun with agents of the New Republic Intelligence and finds himself part of a deceptive plan whose aim not even he understands. One thing is clear: the five inhabited worlds of the sector are on the brink of civil war and the once peaceful co-existence of the three leading species -- human, Selonian, and Drallan -- has come to an end.

    Suddenly all that Han, Leia, and others of the Alliance have fought for is threatened. As jammerships block all communication with Luke Skywalker and the outside universe, Han and Leia find themselves trapped on a world about to explode in violence unless they can meet a fanatical rebel leader's impossible demands...
  3. Bib Fortuna Twi'lek Jedi Youngling

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    Jul 9, 1999
    star 10
    I give it an 8. I really like the premise of the book, and the only thing keeping me from giving it a higher rating is that Allen often used long-winded explanations. He had paragraphs going on for pages it seemed.
  4. GeithJiseo Jedi Master

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    Dec 13, 2003
    star 4
    8/10.

    The best book of the Corellian Trilogy. It was nice to see Han's homeworld. I enjoyed the subplot where Lando tries to find a wife, the climax was kick-ass, and Thrackan Sal-Solo made for an enjoyable villain. I also liked seeing X-TIE fighters; pretty interesting concept.
  5. neeldawg66 Force Ghost

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    Mar 21, 2002
    star 8
  6. Sniper_Wolf Force Ghost

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    Nov 26, 2002
    star 4
    I only got 30 pages into the book. It was horrible. I'd rather put a spike through my head than read this again. 1 out of 10.

    wolf
  7. WWE_jedi Jedi Knight

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    Jun 22, 2004
    star 1
    5 years ago i picked this book up in a book store not knowing about the seires or the other. I think i just got lucky. this book was pretty good. I like the whole begining. i havent read it since then i just remeber the movement and drall.i keep getting the series books mixed up.

    memories gone even though i am only 13.
  8. Havet_Storm Force Ghost

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    May 19, 2004
    star 3
    This was the first Star Wars book I ever read. It is set long after the OT and there were a lot of new characters etc. I just loved the idea of everyone moving and growing up, having kids and everything else. It really seemed to catch the feel of the OT too.
    I give the book a 9
  9. Dillon_23 Jedi Padawan

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    Jun 20, 2004
    It was a great book.Like some people have said though he took a little long to explain things.It was also great to get a feel of what Han's Homeworld was like.

    I give it a 10/10
  10. GRAND_MOFF_KEVIN Force Ghost

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    Jul 4, 2004
    star 5
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