This post will not help you with your Jedi skills.
It will not help you host the best Star Wars party ever.
And it will not help you even a little bit in trying to figure out whether it was Han Solo who REALLY helped Luke destroy the Death Star, or if it was mostly due to bad piloting on that second TIE fighter’s part.
BUT, this video will put a big smile on the face of even the most cranky Besalisk’s face.
‘Just so you know, my husband rocks! Why, you ask? Last year he gave me Star Wars Lego mini figs for Christmas, and my birthday, AND one day he came home with a Leia as Boushh and Han in Carbonite, JUST because he loves me. I know!
So the story goes that Chewie owes Han Solo his life. When Han was in the Imperial Army, he refused orders to kill Chewie. Han was discharged, and took up smuggling to make ends meet. Chewie came along to protect Han, to pay his debt as it were.
I’m not sure a life-debt necessarily means life-long friendship, but it surely is the case with those guys. (Assuming they are translating Chewbacca’s words correctly…You know, he could be cursing up a storm, and we wouldn’t know it! GAAAAAAAH!) Their loyalty is fierce, like family.
When we found this Han Solo in Carbonite silicone mold we tried to figure out what to make with it – something worthy of its coolness. Banana bread and brownies didn’t work; the details from the mold just did not show up in our baked goods. No luck with ice cream either. Melted Chocolate however, worked like a charm. But who should eat a 3 lb. Han Solo chocolate bar? Certainly not us! (Notice we did not ask who COULD!). Here is what we came up with instead: