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A Forest Apart
Attribution information
Author(s)

Troy Denning

Cover artist

Steven D. Anderson

Publication information
Publisher

Del Rey

Release date

February 2003

Media type

eBook, supplemental to Tatooine Ghost

Pages

50

Chronology
Era

New Republic era

Timeline

8 ABY[1]

Series

None (standalone novel)

Preceded by

Corphelion Interlude

Followed by

Tatooine Ghost

Star Wars: A Forest Apart was originally a 2003 eBook written by Troy Denning as a supplement to his novel Tatooine Ghost and was later included in the paperback version of Tatooine Ghost published by Del Rey. The novel is set before Tatooine Ghost in the Star Wars timeline.

In the novel, Lumpawarrump heads to Coruscant to spend time with his father, Chewbacca. The story evolves around the Wookiee's adventures there and Chewbacca dealing with Lumpawarrump's disobedience. Lumpy is caught up in the theft of a datapad containing important information to the New Republic. The story also deals with Chewbacca's belief that his son is becoming the Wookiee equivalent of a teenager. However, Lumpy is trying to impress his father more than anything else.

SynopsisEdit

While on Coruscant, Lumpawarrump catches a burglar stealing a datapad from Han and Leia Solo. Lumpawarrump then pursues the burglar into Coruscant's dangerous underlevels. Chewbacca and his wife, Mallatobuck, follows their son and finds him fighting the burglars and eventually getting kidnapped. The burglar and the thieves flee when they arrive. Chewbacca notices that Leia's datapad was stolen by the group. Before they can stop him, Lumpawarrump runs off to recover the datapad. When Chewbacca and Mallatobuck found him again they find the burglars carrying him into one of the secret detention centers Palpatine kept in the undercity. Chewbacca saves Lumpawarrump, but Mallatobuck is taken in his stead and dragged away. Chewbacca and Lumpawarrump learn that the burglars were attempting to assassinate the New Republic's leaders so Chewbacca comms Han to inform him of the plot. Chewbacca and Lumpawarrump invade the enemies' base to find an advanced IT-3 interrogation droid behind the plot. Chewbacca attacks and destroys the droid and frees Mallatobuck. Han then arrives with a New Republic security company, chases off the last of the pursuers, and takes Chewbacca to the nearest medical center. Security learns that this was a plot by the presumed deceased Ysanne Isard to seek the destruction of the New Republic's government after the Krytos Virus failed to destroy Coruscant. Han tries to free Chewbacca from his life debt again but the Wookiees refused once again. In the end Lumpawarrump heads back to Kashyyyk after learning a lesson about listening to his parents.

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Organizations and titles Sentient species Vehicles and vessels Weapons and technology Miscellanea

Characters

Creatures

Droid models

Events

Locations

Organizations and titles

Sentient species

Vehicles and vessels

Weapons and technology

Miscellanea


Behind the scenesEdit

In this short story Lumpawaroo is 11 years old, but that's a mistake confirmed by Leland Chee.[2] In order for the timeline to work, he must be about 9 years old.

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