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There are many things that I love about the Star Wars universe, but if I had to pick just one then without a shadow of a doubt it would be Boba Fett. Since he first appeared on the bridge of the Super Star Destroyer Executor in The Empire Strikes Back (1980), he has, hands down, been my favourite character. Not even having a pint-sized, mop-haired version of him shoehorned into the Prequel Trilogy for no apparent reason other than to shift more toys was able to shake my faith in or dampen my enthusiasm for all things Fett.

In the intervening years, the mythology of the galaxy’s most notorious bounty hunter has exploded at an incredible rate, along with everything else in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, to the point where keeping up would be a full-time job. As a result I haven’t even begun to read everything that’s been written about Fett, »

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