Heir to the Empire - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

The Council for the New Republic is meeting and Han Solo is delivering his report from the contact mission. Borsk Fey'lya, a Bothan, is arguing the futility of Han seeking to hire smugglers to work for the New Republic. Han insists that the smugglers will eventually come around and that they just need time to warm to the idea. Mon Mothma who is the head of the fledgling government diplomatically quiets a disagreement between Fey'lya and Admiral Ackbar who, notoriously, do not get along.

After the meeting ends, Han and Leia start to leave but are stopped by Mon Mothma. She asks Leia if Luke knows about the planned trip to Bimmisaari. Han is disappointed that Leia has to leave again so soon but Mon Mothma insists that the trip is necessary for diplomatic reasons. Luke needs to go with them as his reputation and heroism precede...

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