The newest Star Wars movie might be called Solo: A Star Wars Story, but let's face it, there is no Han Solo film without Chewbacca. And for fans. However, in the old canon, Han Solo was training to be a storm trooper as a We will undoubtedly learn how Han Solo and Chewbacca meet in Untitled Han. This May's Solo: A Star Wars Story will feature an important moment in the history of a galaxy far, far away — the first meeting between the.
The purpose of this capture was to serve as prey in a trophy hunt.
New 'Star Wars' movie will reveal how Han Solo meets Chewbacca
Chewbacca was taken to the Trandoshan moon of Wasskahwhere he was to be hunted by the Trandoshans. After Ahsoka and her fellow Jedi younglings destroyed the prisoner transport vessel, he escaped and joined them. Using his technical expertise and parts from the crashed transport, he constructed a transmitter to contact his fellow Wookiees, which eventually allowed all those trapped on the Trandoshan hunting island to escape after they defeated the hunters in their fortress.
Chewbacca had greater incentive than most Wookiees to assist in the defense of Kachirho: Chewbacca was one of perhaps a dozen Wookiees, the Guild's most trusted scouts and navigators, who was entrusted with a HoloGrid that stored the Guild's information on hyperspace routes. Guildmaster Gumbaeki then destroyed the information in the Claatuvac vault and assisted in the defense of the city while Chewbacca and his compatriots stole away.
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Chewbacca hid his HoloGrid in a location known only to him, and it would not come to light again until many years afterwards. With the battle concluded, Chewbacca was attacked by Hronka relative of Tojjevvuk seeking vengeance.
The arrival of stormtroopers broke the fight up, leaving the conflict to be resolved later. Two months after the Battle of Kashyyyk, Chewbacca was called upon by a former trader and Wookiee representative, Cudgelto aid a small band of renegade Jedi led by Olee Starstone in their search for any other survivors after Order The rescue operation proved unsuccessful, however, as the Empire tracked the fleeing Jedi to Kashyyyk and began their assault to capture them.
The Wookiees, still haunted by the aftermath from their battle with the Confederacy of Independent Systems only a month before, resumed fighting to defend their homes from the Imperial onslaught. The tide turned to the Empire with the unexpected arrival of Anakin Skywalkernow known as Darth Vader, who wasted no time in slaughtering whatever stood between himself and the missing Jedi.
A Star Wars Story changed a lot about Han Solo's backstory, but one of the biggest changes was how the infamous smuggler met Chewbacca. Ron Howard's Star Wars film, which is based on a script from screenwriters Jon Kasdan and Lawrence Kasdan, aims to tell the definitive origin story of the galaxy's most beloved smuggler-turned-Rebellion hero, Han Solo.
Among the many things the film does, such as provide an origin for Han's last nameSolo: A Star Wars Story reveals exactly how he and Chewie had first met. After the Imperials captured Chewie from a slave ship which Han refused to destroy as a TIE pilotthe Imperial officer Peter Nyklas would constantly beat Chewie regardless of anything the Wookiee did.
One day, Nyklas went too far and was on the verge of killing Chewbacca.
Solo: A Star Wars Story Changes How Han Solo Meets Chewbacca
That's when Han stepped in and stunned his commanding officer, thus saving Chewie's life. Crispin's The Hutt Gambit - the second novel in Crispin's The Han Solo Trilogy - Han Solo believes that the reason he saved Chewie from being whipped to death was that he owed another Wookiee named Dewlanna a debt for saving his life from under Garris Shrike's control.
While Han does save Chewie in Solo: A Star Wars Story, it doesn't really happen in the same way. He eventually finds himself as an infantryman at Camp Forward on Mimban, where the Empire is conducting an invasion against the Mimbanese population - and that's where he meets Chewbacca. After his attempt to notify his superiors about Tobias Beckett's real identity backfires on him, Han is thrown into a pit in which a "Beast" lives and hasn't been fed in a couple days.
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