Falcon's Escape (28)Full unit name: Falcon's Escape
Last updated: 22.11.2022 22:50:17
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Basic info
First appearance: Empire Strikes Back
Relations: Hoth
Hoth
Planet
Known Facts (6)
Summary
Previous event: Battle of Hoth
Battle of Hoth
Event
Galactic Civil War

Han
Han Solo
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, Leia
Leia Organa Solo
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
, Chewbacca
Chewbacca
(Wookiee)
Character
Major Characters
, alongside C-3PO
C-3PO
(3PO-series Protocol Droid)
Character
Droids
and R2-D2
R2-D2
(R2-series Astromech Droid)
Character
Droids
, made their way to the Millennium Falcon
Millennium Falcon
(YT-1300 Light Freighter)
Starship
Named Starships
in time to escape Echo Base. The Falcon flew off and departed Hoth
Hoth
Planet
. While pursued by Imperial TIE fighters
TIE Fighter
Starship
Starfighter Models
, Han realized that the hyperdrive has been damaged and he can't make a jump. He tried to fix the hyperdrive system but to no avail, and then decided to fly the Falcon into an asteroid field in attempt to to hamper the pursuit. He managed to evade pursuing TIEs and land his ship inside a cavern on one of the larger asteroids. Vader
Darth Vader
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
ordered the Death Squadron to begin sweeping the asteroid field to find the Millennium Falcon. On the Executor
Executor
(Super-class Star Destroyer)
Starship
Named Starships
, Vader communicates with the captains of the other ships, captain Needa
Needa
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
told Vader that they should consider their damage, but Vader firmly replied that they will continue the search. Shortly afterward, Admiral Piett
Firmus Piett
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
informed Vader that Emperor
Palpatine
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
commanded that he make contact immediately. Vader ordered his ship out of the asteroid field for a clear transmission and contacted the Emperor. The next day, while cleaning mynocks
Mynock
Creature
Non-sentient
off the Falcon, Solo and his companions were forced to escape what turns out to be a titanic space slug, which resided in the asteroid the Falcon landed on, and was disturbed by the TIE Bombers
TIE Bomber
Starship
Starfighter Models
strafing runs. Back on the Star Destroyer, Vader enlisted the bounty hunters
Bounty Hunter
Organization
Communities
, Boba Fett
Boba Fett
(Human (Clone))
Character
Major Characters
, Dengar
Dengar
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
, IG-88
IG-88B
(IG-series Assassin Droid)
Character
Droids
, Bossk
Bossk
(Trandoshan)
Character
Supporting Characters
, 4-LOM
4-LOM
(LOM-series Protocol Droid)
Character
Droids
and Zuckuss
Zuckuss
(Gand)
Character
Supporting Characters
to find the Millennium Falcon for a "substantial reward". One of the Imperial commanders finally spotted the Falcon, leading to another pursuit which resulted in the Falcon making the insanely counter intuitive move of attacking the lead Star Destroyer. However, at the last moment, the ship veered off and secretly attached itself to the rear of the cruiser's command tower, which is not extensively covered by sensors, making it appear to have vanished from the Destroyer's point of view. When the fleet dispersed to search for the Falcon, the Rebels waited for the ship to do its standard dump of refuse before jumping, then detached to float away with it. The Falcon's hyperdrive still needed repairs, so Han decideed to make their way to Cloud City
Cloud City
Starship
Planetary Superstructures
, a gas-mining colony run by his old friend Lando Calrissian
Lando Calrissian
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
. Unfortunately, Boba Fett had deduced the Falcon's escape and followed.
Concurrent event: Luke's Dagobah Training
Dagobah Training
Event
Galactic Civil War

Next event: Ambush at Cloud City
Ambush on Cloud City
Event
Galactic Civil War

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See also
Related organizations
Scimitar Squadron
Related units, characters and technologies
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
Boba Fett
Palpatine
Han Solo
Leia Organa Solo
Bossk
Dengar
Needa
Zuckuss
Brandei
Jonus
C-3PO
R2-D2
4-LOM
IG-88B
Avenger
Executor
Millennium Falcon
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Full unit name: Falcon's Escape Last updated: 22.11.2022 22:50:17