Zorba the Hutt's Revenge is a Star Wars Legends junior novel written by Paul Davids and Hollace Davids, with interior illustrations by Karl Kesel. It is the third volume of the Jedi Prince series, and it was first published in paperback by Bantam Skylark on July 1, 1992. A sequel, Mission from Mount Yoda, was published in 1993.
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The battle to defeat the forces of the evil Galactic Empire rages on. Throughout the vastness of space, heroic men, women, and aliens of the Rebel Alliance fight valiantly to keep alive the hopes for freedom and to restore the ways of the Old Republic with its wise Senate and noble line of Jedi Knights. But a feud between two powerful villains may prove disastrous for the Alliance.
Trioculus is determined to steal away Princess Leia from Han Solo and make her his dark queen. But when Jabba the Hutt's father, Zorba, returns to Tatooine and learns that his son died by Leia's hand, Zorba takes off to Cloud City and prepares for…
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In order to help Ken become accustomed to the world outside of the Lost City of the Jedi, Luke Skywalker brings him to Tatooine to experience the "Droidfest." Although they are attacked by Tusken Raiders and bounty hunters hoping to get the reward Trioculus set for Ken, they manage to escape to Bespin with Han's housewarming gift, a housekeeping droid named Kate. Meanwhile, Zorba the Hutt, the father of Jabba, upon learning of his son's death, flies to Cloud City in order to claim Jabba's casino. Although the governor, Lando Calrissian, who has taken over the casino, refuses the claim, he agrees to bet the city and the casino on a game of sabacc. With Zorba marking the cards in an ultraviolet paint that only Hutts can see, Lando lost the city and left after warning Han and Leia.
After a series of mishaps, Leia is captured by Trioculus' guards and brought to his factory on the planet and Ken is captured by Zorba. When Zorba learns that his son's murderer is in the custody of Trioculus he proposes a trade. Trioculus, however, will not give up his "queen," and although has his stormtroopers ready to aid him, is defeated by Zorba's police force. Ken, however, is able to escape his jailers through a use of a Jedi mind trick and is reunited with Han. Luke is also able to rescue Leia and all are taken aboard the Millennium Falcon before Zorba destroys Trioculus' factory. Thinking that Leia was killed, he taunts Trioculus before freezing him in carbonite. The Rebels leave the planet with Han wondering if he will ever be able to ask Leia to marry him.
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