The galaxy is changing, and with peace now a possibility, some dare to imagine new beginnings and new destinies. For Han Solo. that means settling his last outstanding debt, by helping Chewbacca liberate the Wookiee ‘ s home world of Kashyyyk .
Meanwhile, Norra Wexley and her band of rebels pursue Admiral Rae Sloane and the remaining Imperial leadership across the galaxy. Sloane, increasingly wary of the mysterious fleet admiral. desperately searches for a means to save the crumbling Empire from oblivion. Even as Imperial forces fight to regain lost ground, Princess Leia and the New Republic seek to broker a lasting peace.
But the rebel’s hunt for Admiral Sloane is cut short after the disappearance of Han Solo and Chewbacca. Desperate to save them, Leia conscripts Norra, Sinjir. Jas. and the rest of their team to find the missing smugglers and help them in their fight for freedom. 
As of August 6. 2016. reception for Aftermath: Life Debt has been generally positive, particularly in comparison with the preceding Aftermath title. The title carries an overall customer reviewer rating of 3.7/5 stars on Amazon.com, with 41% of reviewers giving the title 5 stars and a further 29% awarding it 4 stars.  In comparison, the original Aftermath title only carries an overall rating of only 2.6/5 stars with over 2,000 reviews and 67% of reviewers giving the title 3 stars or less.  The reviewer who posted the review of Aftermath: Life Debt that visitors to the site voted as most helpful, Andrew Cherry, stated that he was lukewarm towards the original title, but found the second “hilarious to poingnant [ sic] to shocking and back again ” and also praised the character growth of the characters found in the original title.  Max Palas, a reviewer for the Star Wars fan site Star Wars Post, described the title as “Simply, outstandingly great Star Wars ” and praised author Chuck Wendig for bringing fun back to Star Wars.