Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 2: Slave Ship

  • by K.W. Jeter
  • Narrated by Anthony Heald
  • 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

He's both feared and admired, respected and despised. Boba Fett is the galaxy's most successful bounty hunter. Now he finds himself the hunted in the oldest game of all: survival of the fittest.The once powerful Bounty Hunter's Guild has been shattered into warring factions. Now the posting of an enormous bounty on a renegade Imperial stormtrooper is about to start a frenzy of murderous greed.
Hoping to fuel rumors of his death, Boba Fett abandons his ship, Slave I, and sets out to claim the prize. Yet his every move leads him closer to a trap set by the cunning Prince Xizor. Fett will die before becoming Xizor's pawn in the Emperor's war against the Rebels. And he may have to. For in order to gain his freedom, he must outwit a sentient weapon that feeds on human spirits. Then he must escape a galaxy of deadly enemies who want to make the rumors of his death a reality.

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What the Critics Say

"What a great audio performer is Anthony Heald! He wends his way through a narrative replete with tongue-twisting alien names and never once slips up. He gives full-flavored performance of humans and aliens, spider-like and otherwise, and is instantly believable. And behind him run the thundering Star Wars music and the intricately detailed Star Wars sound effects - the latter so finely tuned that even apparently distant and faint sounds are intensely real." (AudioFile)

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Most Helpful

awesome!!

this is a great EU series (yes, I still call it that). great back stories on the bounty hunters seen only briefly in Ep. V.
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- Thom Sousa

good mid point

Would you consider the audio edition of Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 2: Slave Ship to be better than the print version?

yes the way that the book is written is a little long winded, however the audio version allows u to get into the story and enjoy it.


What was one of the most memorable moments of Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 2: Slave Ship?

learning more about nella and the fact that bobba fett had other partner ships before


Which scene was your favorite?

the taking of the hounds tooth


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I enjoyed how the vader was kept in line


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- Juan Carrillo "Have always loved books and I find that as I have gotten older I find this way more enjoyable then listening to the radio."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-30-2007
  • Publisher: Random House Audio