It is moments like this that embolden people to take big risks, splash a little bravado into the tank, and do something extremely daring. Which is why, at least in my humble opinion, it's time Lucasfilm get off of their collective rears and bring to life one of the most well regarded Star Wars stories to life on the silver screen: Star Wars: Shadows of The Empire.
Published in 1996, author Steve Perry's entry into what's now designated the Star Wars Legends canon of discarded expanded universe fiction told the story of Dash Rendar, a bounty hunter hired to help track down the frozen Han Solo, as his body was being transported by Boba Fett to Jabba The Hutt. Taking place between The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, Shadows of The Empire was the bridge that introduced a rather formidable villain: Prince Xizor. A shipping magnate, and head of the Black Sun crime syndicate, Xizor had designs to replace Darth Vader as Emperor Palpatine's right hand man.Read more at Cinemablend