Movie Character – Leia Organa – Expanded

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Leia grew up the Princess of Alderaan. She was more a tomboy than a regal Princess. She was strong willed and trained to resist interrogation. In spite of her planet’s pacifist stance, she was taught self defense techniques. She had no idea that her biological parents were famous. It was a great shock to discover …

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Movie Character – Chewbacca – Expanded

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Chewbacca the wookiee was of the village,¬† Rwookrrorro. His family included¬† his father, Attichicuk, a sister, Kallabow, nephew, Lowbacca, and eventually a wife named Mallatobuck and son named Lumpawarrump. Chewbacca lived through the Clone Wars as well as the Rebellion. During his early years he was adventurous and brave, battling would be slavers on his …

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Thrawn

Grand Admiral Thrawn, from the Essential Atlas

His chiss name is Mitth’raw’nuruodo but he uses the core name as few humans can pronounce it. At different times to different people, Thrawn was both hero and villain. He was conqueror and savior. Grand Admiral Thrawn premiers in ‘Heir to the Empire’ by Timothy Zahn and helped catapult the Star Wars Expanded Universe into …

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Mara Jade

“The Jedi were not the only users of the Force in the galaxy; from Hapes to Haruun Kal, from Kiffu to Dathomir, powerful Force-capable humans and near humans had long reused to surrent their children to lifelong bound servitude in the Jedi Order. They would not so refuse the Sith Army. They would not have …

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Star Wars Heir to the Empire Review

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First in a 3 book trilogy that fired up the Star Wars franchise novels. This first book introduces thrilling new characters and challenges. The New Republic leadership is ripe with political backbiting. A new Imperial Warlord is uniting the remnants of the fleet and striking back successfully. And he has secrets of the Emperor and …

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Talon Karrde

A smuggler chief with a vast business. While being very pragmatic, he did not deal with slavers and kidnapping and was extremely loyal to his associates. He once had a base on Mrkyr during the Thrawn era and had the misfortune of being caught in the crossfire between Luke Skywalker and the Empire.¬† He was …

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Movie Creatures Expanded – The Cantina

Bith – Hail from Clakdor IIV, a world where most of the populations live in dome cities due to the harsh environment and radioactive swamps left over from a war. They have very dexterous hands and many are excellent musicians. – Figrin Da’an and the Modal Nodes (cantina band) . Herian Ingrel (Rogue Squadron Pilot) …

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Tahiri Veila

Tahiri Veila

Era: After the Battle of Endor. Tahiri hails from Tatooine, where she was raised by the tusken raider tribe led by Sliven after her parents death. At age nine she was discovered by Luke Skywalker and Tionne and brought to the Jedi Academy. Her best friend is Anakin Solo. Tahiri prefers to go barefoot and …

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