This week’s Starwars.com Spotlight is on Han Solo, my first movie star crush. I love you. I know. *fangirl flail* *panties drop* *faint* In that order. And really, how great is it that Harrison
Ford came back for these new films. “We’re home” quivered the lip of many a nerd, and he looked sexy as hell on the Vanity Fair cover. Not to mention he’s definitely wearing the backpack and carrying the other vets so far.
Han Solo is honestly the dream Bad Boy. He’s a scoundrel, a rogue, and a nerf herder who snubs his nose to the authority and only cares about the credits. He flies fast, shots first, and has no problem rubbing shoulders with Hutt Slime. He won the Falcon in a game of cards and his arch nemesis is the Rank 1 Glad of Bounty Hunters. Bad Ass. Oh, and did you know he did the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs?
Not exactly the type of guy you bring home to Mon Mothma, but he still bagged the Princess because he happened to be a nice man. I mean, a wookie owed him a life debt and that doesn’t just happen people. He came back to help destroy the Death Star and was a saint for putting up with C3-P0. Oh, and remember that time he risked hypothermia and his life to find Luke on Hoth?
The smuggler class in SWTOR is obviously molded off Han Solo. Niko Okarr is basically the slash fic love child of Solo and Indiana Jones down to the banged up ship, blaster pistol, and hat. Which shows just how important and iconic Han Solo is to Star Wars, he got his own class. I can’t wait until we start to get Han Solo books in the new EU and think his character is right on in the Star Wars comics. I can IMAGINE his voice in my head delivering the lines, which is how it should be. Though, they should just give him his own series. I mean, they gave Lando one…