The Empire is more than halfway through construction of a new Death Star
- almost twice as big, but more than twice as powerful. When completed,
it will spell certain doom for Luke Skywalker and the Rebels. Han Solo
is a prisoner of crime lord Jabba the Hutt, and Princess Leia soon finds
herself in the gangster's hands. Luke Skywalker, aided by C-3PO and
R2-D2, makes his way into Jabba's palace, hoping to secure his friends'
freedom. But the Hutt has no intention of doing so and tries to kill
them all. After escaping from Jabba and the sands of Tatooine, they
regroup with the Rebel fleet, which is massing for an attack against the
new satellite battle station at Endor.
Lando Calrissian is pressed into
action to lead the Rebel fighter attack, while Han is put in charge of a
group of soldiers to take out the shield generator protecting the Death
Star. Luke, however, surrenders to Vader's soldiers on Endor, and is
taken in front of Vader's boss - the Galactic Emperor - on the Death
Star for final corruption to the Dark Side of the Force. The fleet of
Imperial Star Destroyers ambushes the Rebels, cutting them off. Worse,
the new Death Star begins turning its giant laser on the Rebel carriers.
It appears that nothing will stop the Empire's triumph - unless things
start to change quickly...