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Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon has ratings and 24 reviews. Adam said: L. Neil Smith isn’t a bad writer, and these stories aren’t bad, bu. Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon is the second novel in L. Neil Smith’s Lando. A solar system with little more than luxury hotels catering to the underemployed filth-rich, Oseon was every gambler’s dream come true. And so it was for Lando.

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Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon

I mean a couple of them are given a backstory to explain why they’re there and some sort of motivation. Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon Vol. Lando Calrissian and the Mindharp of Sharuwe find Lando experiencing difficulties with moving his goods due to taxes, fines, bribes, etc. The Imperial blockade makes Lando nervous, but he cons his way through the fleet. There are ans of good tropes for gambling and con artist stories. Unfortunately, though, somewhere in the middle there Smith decides this isn’t worth the effort and abandons the care he gave earlier for a rapid-fire, overly violent, cxlrissian contrived, not-all-that-sensible ending.

Dec 28, Aaron Meyer rated it liked it Shelves: He never expresses any liking for the lifestyle or provides a reason for continuing; he just does it because the plot requires it, because Smith couldn’t come up with a conflict that would generate a plot in Lando’s main lines of work.



Lehesu’s exploration of calrlssian Centrality apparently provoked the attack on his species. The main story revolves around Lando doing a little too good at a going to an asteroid planet, around the time of the flamewind in the title, getting in trouble with the law and being forced to do a mission to arrest this other person under a sting operation.

A solar system with little more than luxury hotels catering to the underemployed filthy-rich, the Oseon was every gambler’s dream come true. Smith wanted Lando’s nemesis to be a Sith, but settled for ancient alien magician.

After the sale of the crystals and with a decent stake, Lando decided to attempt the honest occupation of freelance freighter captain. So, while on Dilonexa XXIII after a failed delivery, he jumped at the chance when he received oweon invitation from Lob DoluffAdministrator Senior of the Oseon systemto play sabacc in the credit rich asteroid belt.

There is also some serious ambiguity about the forces Gepta employs. The series has been described as “space pulp “, with the differences between the characters of Han Solo and Lando Calrissian highlighted.

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Until he broke the gambler’s cardinal rule: Fatal Or The Old Republic: So when he gets invited to This book is a step down from the first in the series. However, unlike Jadis, he’s happily contented to position himself behind the head honcho of certain systems instead of taking over them alland then there’s his unhealthy fixation on Calrissian. Seriously, these books aren’t worth reading. Retrieved March 2, The poor man is learning the irritating nuances of business and having money when a man calriesian Lob Doluss of the Oseon System sends Lando a message asking him to visit.


The story is kind of average I want to say, while it was fun seeing a younger version of Lnado the other characters aren;t really flamesind out. Not too complex and not too simple.

Nearly a year after Lando and Vuffi Raa have left the Oseon system, while traveling in deep space they encounter Lehesu, a vacuum-breathing creature. After saying that though the novel wasn’t bad in itself, but neither was it very good. Homebody by Joanna GainesHardcover 8.

Jun 06, Roman Kurys rated it liked it. Shouldn’t he be mad at the henchman? I really liked those.

Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon by L. Neil Smith

So Smith has all the freedom in the world to develop a community, friends, a home, a mentor, a stomping grounds, habits, etc for Lando. You may also like. Plus another plot line was resolved in pretty much one dlamewind, if it was resolved at all?

It’s as if Lando doesn’t want to swear, for some reason.