The position that circumstances placed Lando Calrissian in The Empire Strikes Back was a precarious one, balancing his responsibilities as administrator of Cloud City and the thousands of people under his care with his friendship with Han Solo and their own perilous situation. Writing at StarWars.com, Dan Zehr looks at the choices Lando made, and the consequences of his actions.
Lando Calrissian is a notorious scoundrel determined to make an honest living for himself. He is the Baron Administrator of Cloud City, eager to prove he can leave the shadows of his past, and be a stand-up guy. Change and growth are certainly things to admire, and Lando is adamant that he has made that happen. No one has ever really gotten the best of him, anyway (at least, in his own mind). What could possibly go wrong?