Lured by a profitable venture, freighter captain Han Solo took the job – no questions asked. It was after he and Chewbacca made planetfall and picked up their living cargo that they discovered they were committing a capital crime. And the punishment for slave trading was mandatory execution.
Thanks to quick thinking by Blue Max, the computer-partner to Han's 'droid Bollux, Solo and Chewbacca rapidly turned the tables on their notorious employers. But that left them out of work – and figuring someone still owed them ten thousand credits.
So Han decided to keep his scheduled meeting with the trader's shadowy leader. But the person he met didn't fit his idea of a slave trader.
With good reason. And the truth meant real trouble...