In the wake of the events following THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet...scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo...lost to the bounty hunter, Boba Fett, after being frozen in carbonite. And after being lured into a trap on Cloud City and bested in a vicious lightsaber duel against the evil Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker...learned the horrible truth about his noble Jedi lineage. Vader did not kill Luke's father Anakin - Vader is Luke's father! Now, after narrowly escaping the dark lord's clutches, wounded and reeling from the revelation, Luke, Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, the Wookie Chewbacca, and the droids C-3PO and R2-D2 must fight their way back to the Rebel Alliance! The greatest space adventure of all time continues!