Ambush on Cloud City (34)Full unit name: Ambush on Cloud City
Last updated: 22.11.2022 22:50:17
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First appearance: Empire Strikes Back
Relations: Cloud City
Cloud City
Starship
Planetary Superstructures
Known Facts (3)
Summary
Prelude
In 3 ABY, the Galactic Empire won the Battle of Hoth
Battle of Hoth
Event
Galactic Civil War
and forced the Rebel Alliance offworld. Darth Vader
Darth Vader
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
pursued the Rebel leaders, in particular his son, Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. He hired Boba Fett
Boba Fett
(Human (Clone))
Character
Major Characters
and other bounty hunters to find the Millennium Falcon
Millennium Falcon
(YT-1300 Light Freighter)
Starship
Named Starships
. Fett spotted the Falcon fleeing the Hoth
Hoth
Planet
Imperial blockade and deduced its destination, Cloud City
Cloud City
Starship
Planetary Superstructures
on the gas giant Bespin
Bespin
Planet
.
Event
Vader arrived before the Millennium Falcon and forged an initial agreement between himself and the Baron Administrator, Lando Calrissian
Lando Calrissian
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. Calrissian would aid Vader in capturing the Rebels, in exchange for the continued freedom of his colony. The Millennium Falcon entered and landed in Cloud City, piloted by Han Solo
Han Solo
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
and the Wookiee
Wookiee
Sentient Species
Chewbacca
Chewbacca
(Wookiee)
Character
Major Characters
. They also had princess Leia Organa
Leia Organa Solo
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
and the protocol droid C-3PO
C-3PO
(3PO-series Protocol Droid)
Character
Droids
on board. Its crew was greeted as welcomed guests by the Baron Administrator, who gave an especially warm welcome to his old friend, Han Solo. They were given accommodation in which to dwell while their ship was being repaired. After landing, C-3PO wandered off and was shot by a member of Gamma Squad, dismantling him. C-3PO's remains were later sent to the recycling area of Cloud City, although they were intercepted by Chewbacca, who retrieved the parts. After a while, Calrissian invited them to a dinner arrangement, which turned out to be a trap, set by Darth Vader. Solo, upon discovering Vader in the dining room, attempted to shoot the Dark Lord with his blaster, only for Vader to effortlessly absorb the bolts with his right hand, and telekinetically pull the smuggler's blaster away from him with his left. Stormtroopers
Imperial Stormtrooper
Organization
Galactic Empire Military
surrounded the Rebels, ensuring their capture. He wanted to use Organa, Solo, and Chewbacca's capture as a lure to capture his primary objective, Skywalker. Indeed, Han Solo was tortured but not asked questions in order to trigger a response from Luke through the Force, sending him to rescue his friends. The Imperials disabled the repaired Millennium Falcon's hyperdrive to prevent its escape. Vader had Solo frozen in carbonite, to test to see if the freezing methods would effectively work on Skywalker. He had Solo shipped to the gangster Jabba the Hutt
Jabba the Hutt
(Hutt)
Character
Major Characters
by way of Boba Fett, who claimed Solo's bounty. Meanwhile, Skywalker had landed in the city and caught a glimpse of his friends being taken away by Imperial troops. He was caught in a brief firefight with Boba Fett, who was protecting his cargo. Though Princess Leia managed to shout a warning to him, Skywalker continued further into the city, ending up in a carbonite processing chamber where he faced the Dark Lord of the Sith in lightsaber combat
Duel on Cloud City
Event
Galactic Civil War
, while Lando started to realize that the situation was deteriorating and decided to help Rebels escape
Escape from Cloud City
Event
Galactic Civil War
.

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Related organizations
Imperial Stormtrooper
Cloud City Wing Guard
Members (1)
Related units, characters and technologies
Lando Calrissian
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
Boba Fett
Luke Skywalker
Han Solo
Leia Organa Solo
Lobot
Utris M'Toc
C-3PO
R2-D2
Cloud City
Millennium Falcon
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Full unit name: Ambush on Cloud City Last updated: 22.11.2022 22:50:17