A trade summit on Corellia brings Han Solo back to the home world he left many years before. Arriving on the distant planet with Leia, their children and. A trade summit on Corellia brings Han Solo back to the home world he left many years before. Arriving on the distant planet with. Ambush at Corellia, and its subsequent books in the trilogy, is a simple story that is worth it if you haven’t got a [ ].

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But only the usual ones that crop up in the SW world from time to time, such as “how did they come up with this technology during this era, when for 10, years technology hadn’t budged by much?

It’s not a terrible book, and Star Wars fans wmbush myself will surely get enjoyment out of it; it is interesting to learn more about Han Solo’s home planet and the volatile political forces at play there.

Ambush at Corellia by Roger Macbride Allen book review

Suddenly all that Han, Leia, and others of the Alliance have fought for is threatened. It makes me wonder if the trilogy was written as one big book and split into 3 as a marketing decision. Any Condition Any Condition. The biggest ambueh of this is ta entire subplot involving Lando Calrissian who, I find, is often given arbitrary B-plots in Star Wars novels, as if the author is simply looking for an excuse to include him somehow forcing a reluctant Luke Skywalker to go planet-hopping with him while he tries to find a rich woman to marry.

That’s somewhat understandable, given that this is the first entry in a trilogy, but other Star Wars novels that were the first chapter to a trilogy like Jedi SearchBefore the Stormand, of course, Heir to the Empire managed to set the scene for the overall storyline while also maintaining far more interest as a standalone book than Ambush at Corellia af. Then things start going wrong.

The story centers around Han Solo ambsuh this one, as he prepares for a family trip to his home planet of Corellia for a trade summit. Del Rey June 28, Publication Date: And the way Daley portrayed Han Solo was great. We get to see Leia, Han and the children spend time together as a family.

At first it would seem a bit forced, but MacBride Allen has woven her in well. Assault at Selonia Star Wars: Thracken [sic] plans to restore the Imperial system and seize total power—no matter what the cost. The Skywalker and Solo clans find themselves on opposing sides of an explosive conflict, with potentially devastating repercussions for both families, for the Jedi order, and for the entire galaxy.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Also, the giant machinery from the lost civilization was a nice touch. And at the feet of its wise Masters, Lanoree Brock learned the mysteries and methods of the Force – and found her calling as one of its most powerful disciples. Oct 10, Dreamer rated it it was amazing. The Hidden Leader, still unrevealed, ordered his release, as a vague warning to the rest of the family. Leia’s utter desire for REAL family life and her fear about her children’s futures are not illogical nor irrational, as she believes.

Mon Mothma is very weird with Luke. The children get sizable roles in this adventure.

We have tons of spelling mistakes on this site, but we’re not working with a spellchecker! It is the infamous Starbuster itself, and its next programmed nova, hard-wired in, is set to annihilate a chosen star, its inhabited worlds, and millions of innocent lives. Meanwhile, Luke Skywalker, who was struggling with being an unneeded old war hero in a time of peace, was assigned a mission by Mon Mothma who could relate to his conditionmostly to keep him occupied. As I get into the second book of this trilogy, it’s becoming clear that Lando and Luke need to be brought into the story and that they provide information and tools that are needed.

I almost envision him as a hairier if that is even possible Gimli. Chewbacca grabbed the kids and flew the Falcon away in the company of Ebrihim, but his hyperdrive was damaged in the escape attempt.

Ambush at Corellia

Also, while I know that considerable attention was given to making the Extended Universe books flow and to be consistent with each other, the descriptions of Corellia in this book does not really jive with that of the system offered in other EU books, such as the X-wing series. Beyond that, on a smaller scale, there are corellix passages that go on entirely too long or that could have been cut altogether, and reading them it felt like the author was just trying to fill pages. Han runs headlong into a Human League march, which lands him in jail.


There has been chatter among members of the Human League imagine the Klu Klux Klan crossed with the Taliban, on a galactic scalewhich may be planning something for the trade summit. It’s all about the story. You may also like. The Corellian Trilogy 3 corella.

Similarly, the New Republic is aware of very dangerous and uncertain conditions in the Corellian sector, but have no problem allowing Leia, the most important figure in the entire government, to go there for vacation. Good star Wars story. Luke is coeellia the old Jedi Knight’s spirit will tell him how to help his love, Callista, regain her lost ability to use the Force.

For once, Luke was not crippled by some injury nor overwhelmed the events of his life and the burden of corelloa the galaxy. And who could hate a story set on a planet where Han was born? I started out ambjsh this book really enjoying the way it was written.

Retrieved from ” http: Ambush at Corellia Star Wars: Visit Corellia and see Han and Leia fight at Corellia!

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. She was a perfect doll. Allen’s description of the interplanetary unrest between humans and the other interplanetary species on Corellia amgush the other planets in the Corellian Sector are meant to bring to mind the imagery of places like Bosnia, Chechnya, Somalia, the Middle East.

On the night of the trade summit at Corona House, everything came to a head. To be fair one I found this one of the best of the expanded universe books that I have so far Anakin Solo is their younger brother, and he has some very interesting Force powers which seem to let him interface with and understand complex technology.

It is interesting to see the children growing up without giving them way too much attention like what happened in Crystal Star. It is so interesting! Hours after the message was decoded, uprisings all over the system began simultaneously. In fact, he was more relaxed than I’ve seen him for a long time.