Synopses & Reviews
Sixteen stories from the most infamous cantina in the universe...by some of today's leading writers of science fiction.
In a far corner of the universe, on the small desert planet of Tatooine, there is a dark, nic-i-tain-filled cantina where you can down your favorite intoxicant while listening to the best jazz riffs in the universe. But beware your fellow denizens of this pangalactic watering hole, for they are cutthroats and cutpurses, assassins and troopers, humans and aliens, gangsters and thieves....
Featuring original stories by:
Kevin J. Anderson * Doug Beason * M. Shayne Bell * David Bischoff * A.C.
Crispin * Kenneth C. Flint * Barbara Hambly * Rebecca Moesta * Daniel Keys
Moran * Jerry Oltion * Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens * Jennifer Roberson
* Kathy Tyers * Tom Veitch & Martha Veitch * Dave Wolverton * Timothy
The Mos Eisley cantina, gathering place for the most dangerous, outrageous aliens in the universe, was a highly memorable scene from the original Star Wars film--and now is the focal point of an exciting and humorous anthology of 16 original stories by some of today's top SF writers.
Table of Contents
We don't do weddings : the band's tale / K. Tyers --A hunter's fate: Greedo's tale / T. Veitch, M. Veitch --Hammertong : the tale of the "Tonnika sisters" / T. Zahn -- Play it again, Figrin D'an: the tale of Muftak and Kabe / A.C. Crispin -- The sand tender: the hammerhead's tale /D. Wolverton -- Be still my heart: the bartender's tale / D. Bischoff --Nightlily: the lovers' tale / B. Hambly -- Empire blues: The Devaronian's tale / D.K. Moran -- Swap meet: the Jawa's tale / K.J. Anderson -- Trade winds: the Ranat's tale / R. Moesta -- When the desert wind turns: the stormtrooper's tale / D. Beason -- Soup's on: the pipe smoker's tale / J. Roberson -- At the crossroads: the spacer's tale / J. Oltion -- Doctor Death: the tale of Dr, Evazan and Ponda Baba / K.C. Flint -- Drawing the maps of peace: the moisture farmer's tale / M.S. Bell -- One last night in the Mos Eisley Cantina: the tale of the wolfman and the lamproid / J. and G. Reeves-Stevens.