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How did Jabba Know Luke was coming?

Discussion in 'Original Trilogy' started by Rogues1138, Apr 4, 2019.

  1. Rogues1138

    Rogues1138 Jedi General

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    Jabba the Hutt tells Bib Fortuna: I told you not to admit him( paraphrasing) . How did Jabba know Luke was on his way to save his companions?
     
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    He would have little birds everywhere, with communication devices. I am guessing that is how he would know. Maybe Luke didn't care about being seen landing his ship and all.
     
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    Luke (in his hologram message to Yoda): "I seek an audience with Your Greatness to bargain for Solo’s life." (Which is followed by a veiled threat of: "...enable us to avoid any unpleasant confrontations."

    Jabba knew Luke was coming because Luke told him so in the message :)
     
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    What Angelman said above me.

    Also, at this point in time everybody in the galaxy knew Luke, Leia and Han as a team. I believe Jabba knew it was only a matter of time before Luke showed up on his doorstep, looking for his best friend.
     
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    Spot on
     
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    I love the idea that Fortuna was expected to say: "Sorry, Skywalker, I'm not allowed to let you in..." and Luke would just turn around and walk away...
     
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