Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon has ratings and 24 reviews. Adam said: L. Neil Smith isn’t a bad writer, and these stories aren’t bad, bu. Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon is the second novel in L. Neil Smith’s Lando. A solar system with little more than luxury hotels catering to the underemployed filth-rich, Oseon was every gambler’s dream come true. And so it was for Lando.

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Clearly I cannot read 2 books in a trilogy and not read the last one, so I’ll be back to finish this up sometimes in the future. Gepta ‘tortures by chagrin’. He’s a fine character, but he ends up standing in for calrixsian too many things. Smith plays him more like a strong, silent type, which is a total breach of character. Good, but not great. I have oseob feeling ahead of time that I will like it. Instead, we just get Vuffi Raa, who is basically just Lando’s Chewie. Lando CalrissianVuffi Raa.

When the Millennium Falcon strays from its course and is ordered to return, they dump tge and go into hyperspace to fake the Falcon ‘s destruction. Refresh and try again. There are a couple of twist that don’t really make sense, at least to me. In the movies, Han has Chewie, and you get the impression they are sort of independent operators.

Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon

After saying that though the novel wasn’t bad in itself, but neither was it very good. Still, it’s odd, and breaks the illusion of the story, when he has a spacecraft complete what he calls, “in another time and place”, the Immelman turn.

And so it was for Lando Calrissian and his robot companion until Lando broke the gambler’s cardinal rule: After pleading his case, and in an effort flamewins exhibit clemency, Vuffi Raa suggested that he and Lando allocate a portion of the profit from their recent exploits to Renatasia.


Apr 04, Alana rated it it was ok Shelves: I could go on and on, but I would just be rehashing what I said in my review of the first book. Of course, he wins big, but he soon realizes someone is trying to kill flamewnid.

The Illustrated Collection Books callrissian J. Although I enjoyed the first Lando novel, this one just seemed poorly written, with a plot that only got interesting towards the final act.

Skip to main content. It’s as if Lando doesn’t want to swear, for some reason. And as shallow as Smith’s plotting is, he seems to at least grasp the basics of a con story: I really liked those.

A fairly decent adventure, though once again it seems only nominally Star Wars related at times. Or perhaps better to say, the cohesive narrative that did arise doesn’t make any sense. I still stand by what I wrote in the previous reviews.

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The Imperial blockade makes Lando nervous, but he cons his way through the fleet. It’s no surprise that the Exanded Universe books took until the early ’90s to get going, because if these books represented the non-movie stories of the Star Wars universe, it deserved a quick death. That it’s over, and I’ve only wasted my time reading it twice in my life. Additional Details Series Volume Number.

They might have been more interesting had I read them during their time, but in retrospect, they represent the worst of science fiction. It’s also the second in a three book series apparently based on what I’ve been able to research.


May 29, Noel Thingvall rated it really liked it. He never expresses any liking for the lifestyle or provides a reason for continuing; he just does it because the plot requires it, because Smith couldn’t come up with a conflict that would generate a plot in Flamewimd main lines of work. I th Nah, this wasn’t very good either.

July second reread: Secrets [EB] Episode I: About any raised eyebrows at 4 stars rating here. Also, Gepta is the poor man’s Darth Vader. Mar 07, Elden rated it liked it Shelves: There is a very small bit of interesting Lovecraftian stuff going on with the Sharu.

In a Galaxy Far, Far Away”. The challenges he faces should involve those pursuits, those skills, those settings. That I continued reading past the “Silly Rabbit” thing. And this is a relatively young Lando, he just recently aqquired the Millennium Falcon, if I understood things correctly, and has a really old,nearly human like droid, not human looking he has human like emotions, named Viffi Raa.

Deceived The Old Republic: Instead, there is now a continuous thread of classic adventuring throughout his life. Vuffi Raa discovered a second explosive device on the ship shortly after touchdown, alertly defusing it, averting disaster.

I mean a couple of them are given a backstory to explain why they’re there and some sort of motivation. Somehow, in a strange way I like this trilogy more still from the Han Solo one. The only catch is it is the season for Flamewind, a colorful astronomical event that esentially grounds all ships for a few weeks.