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He's no good to me dead.
~ Boba about Han Solo to Darth Vader

Boba Fett is a major antagonist of the Skywalker Saga. He is the adoptive son of Jango Fett and the arch-enemy of Han Solo.

He is a minor antagonist of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, a supporting antagonist of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the secondary antagonist of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, a minor antagonist of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, a supporting character of The Mandalorian(as a cameo antagonist of the first season and a supporting character of the second season) and the titular protagonist of The Book of Boba Fett.

Like every other clone, Boba Fett was cloned on Kamino on the model of Jango Fett, who adopted him and raised him as his own, skilled and vicious as himself. He commonly assisted his father on missions for Count Dooku and the Confederacy of Independent Systems, and grew extremely close to him. When Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Jedi Master, duelled Jango during one of his missions, Boba helped his father defeat Kenobi and escape to Geonosis, secretly followed by Kenobi. He joined his father watching Kenobi and his allies face near death while captured and was also present when the Clone Army and the Jedi Order battled the Separatists in a full-scale battle. Unfortunately for him, Jango was killed in battle by Jedi Master Mace Windu, and Boba was left orphaned.

Using his skills taught to him, he survived his way around the galaxy until he met Aurra Sing and joined her group of bounty hunters. They worked for the Separatists once more, and later infiltrated a Republic ship to avenge Jango by killing Windu. After destroying the ship, Boba and the hunters crashed Windu's ship and attempted to kill Windu. They failed, and Boba saw Aurra's evil ways and betrayed her, leading to her death. He took command of her group, which included Bossk, Dengar and IG-88. They took advantage of the Clone Wars, and worked under many missions for both sides.

With the rise of the Galactic Empire, Boba became Darth Vader's right hand bounty-hunter and assisted him against the Rebel Alliance. Despite this, when he killed Beru and Owen Lars with a legion of stormtroopers on Tatooine while searching for the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's superweapon, he fuelled Luke Skywalker, their nephew, to assist the Rebels, which led to the Death Star's destruction. Boba and his old group re-united when they were summoned by Vader to hunt down Han Solo and the Millennium Falcon, and later coincidentally was hired to carry out the same job by crime-lord Jabba the Hutt. Boba succeeded, and accompanied Darth Vader to Cloud City, where they forced the ruler, Lando Calrissian, to comply as they froze Han in carbonite. Vader then allowed Boba to leave with Han to deliver him to Jabba while he handled with Luke and the Rebels. He delivered Han to Jabba, and stayed behind to witness Luke and his allies arrive to save Han. He attempted to kill Luke, when an unfrozen Han accidentally botched his jetpack and sent him into the mouth of the human-eating beast, the Sarlaac, a death similar to his father.

However, Boba stayed alive, and was tortured in the creature's depths, till he escaped five years later, into a new world where the Empire was overthrown and peace was restored. This prompted Boba to turn noble and heroic, and he came across a talented sharpshooter, Fennec Shand, left for the dead, and saved her. They attacked her attacker, Din Djarin, only to find him non other than a Mandalorian bounty hunter himself. When the remnants of the Empire attacked, the trio joined forces and repelled them, but were unable to prevent the Force-sensitive being, the Child, who was under Djarin's protection, get abducted. Djarin restored Boba's armour to him, and he and Fennec promised to help him save the Child. Alongside his allies, a duo of bounty hunters and Sheriff Cara Dune, Djarin and Boba attacked Moff Gideon's ship, and with the help of Luke Skywalker, saved the Child. Boba later returned to Tatoonie, and killed the ruler of the deceased Jabba's empire, Bib Fortuna, before ruling his crime empire with Fennec at his side.