Jabba the Hut, universe's biggest mafia don
Jedi Knights Obi-Wan Kenobi, center, and Anakin Skywalker, right, are joined by a clone trooper as they prepare for battle in a still from the upcoming "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," courtesy Lucasfilm Animation
In a great Q&A, 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' author Karen Traviss talks about seeing Jabba "not as a giant slug but as the head of a massive crime syndicate, a being forced to compete in a world dominated by fast-moving, sneaky bipeds -- humans".
She also imagines a clone soldier's interior life, and spills the beans on what's coming up next in the Star Wars universe.
Check out the full interview here.
And, author Karen Traviss will be at Borders Books in the Time-Warner Center on Thursday at 7:30 pm.