Agen Kolar was a member of the Jedi Order in the Galactic Republic. In addition to being a member of the Order, Kolar was a Zabrak Jedi Master, a notable duelist, and also sat on the Jedi High Council.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Agen Kolar”
Hailing from Nar Shaddaa, a crime-infested moon of the Outer Rim Territories, Eeth Koth was discovered to be Force-sensitive and accepted into the Jedi Order at the age of four.
Koth served as a member of the Jedi High Council around the time of the Battle of Naboo in 32 BBY and the reveal of the new Sith presence of Darth Sidious and his apprentice Darth Maul. The Zabrak Jedi Master was present when a nine-year-old Anakin Skywalker was presented to the council and tested by Mace Windu for his force abilities and midi-chlorian count. Because Koth had started his own training at an unusually late age, he was more receptive than his fellow councillors to Jinn’s appeal to train Skywalker.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Eeth Koth”
Adi Gallia was a female Tholothian Jedi Master and a General in the Republic Army during the Clone Wars. She also had a seat on the Jedi High Council.
During the Clone Wars, Obi-Wan and Anakin tasked Adi with the rescue of Eeth Koth who was held hostage by General Grievous. Adi also assisted Obi-Wan with his investigation of the horned siblings Darth Maul and Savage Opress which led to her demise as the Nightbrother Savage Opress killed her during combat.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe – Adi Gallia”
- “I’ve learned that ‘trust’ is overrated. The only thing the Jedi Council believes in is violence!“
- ―Barriss Offee, expressing her views
Barriss Offee was a female Mirialan who trained as a Jedi Padawan under Jedi Master Luminara Unduli during the Clone Wars. At some point, she studied lightsaber techniques with Tutso Mara, and the two grew to become close. Barriss wasn’t a typical padawan, she would prefer to study ancient Jedi texts rather than being in the action. Barriss become close friends with Anakin Skywalker’s padawan Ahsoka Tano, and the pair began to share a lot of experience on the battlefield.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Barriss Offee”
Even Piell was a male Lannik Jedi Master who served on the Jedi Council during the Invasion of Naboo and the Clone Wars. Even Piell was born on Lannik prior to the Clone Wars. He was found as a Force-sensitive and was taken to the Jedi temple where he was trained in the ways of the force. He went on to become a Jedi master as well as having a seat on the Jedi Council.
During the events of Episode I: The Phantom Menace, we discovered Captain Panaka, the security captain Queen Amidala’s forces. After the events of the film, Panaka was never seen again in the following films which left fans wondering what actually happened to him. Well, I have found the answers.Continue reading “What Happened to Captain Panaka After Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace?”
Aayla Secura is a Twi’Lek Jedi master most commonly known for serving as a general in the infamous Clone Wars.
Aayla Secura was trained as a Jedi Guardian which entailed her having to focus more on her combat skills and becoming an impressively skilled fighter. Secura’s lightsaber skills allowed her to survive the battle of Geonosis, hold her own against General Grievous, as well as overpowering the skilled bounty hunter Aurra Sing in a duel. She had also grown adept at unarmed fighting, especially while sparring with Commander Bly and she also survived an encounter with Dark Acolyte Asajj Ventress.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Aayla Secura”
A red astromech droid, R5-D4 who was nearly sold to Owen Lars by the Jawa’s, alongside protocol droid C-3PO. R5’s motivator blew as he rolled away from the Sandcrawler, forcing the Jawas to take him back in exchange for R2-D2.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – R5-D4”
Lobot appeared in Episode V: The Emporer Strikes Back as Lando Calrissian’s executive assistant in Cloud City (Bespin). Since his arrival on screen, fans have always been intrigued by the character and he has even been described as Lando’s own Chewbacca.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – Lobot”
2-1B was a 2-1B surgical droid that was a member of the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Along with FX-7, 2-1B was stationed at Echo Base on Hoth. The droid treated Luke Skywalker with bacta after he had been attacked by a Wampa during ‘Empire Strikes Back’. 2-1B also treated Skywalker after his hand was amputated in a duel with Darth Vader on Bespin.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – 2-1B”
Max Rebo was a male Ortolan from Orto and a popular musician who led the Max Rebo Band. He mainly played the red ball jett organ, which he played with his feet; he and his band often performed for criminals and otherwise sleazy clientele.Continue reading “Who’s Who in the Star Wars Universe? – The Max Rebo Band”
I recently spoke to author Kevin J. Anderson about some of his work with regards to Star Wars. Kevin’s catalogue of Star Wars books is huge and contains some of my all-time favourite stories, so I decided to ask him a few questions about them.Continue reading “Kevin J. Anderson Interview: Author of Over 20 Star Wars books.”
One of the most popular Star Wars characters in the franchise is bounty hunter Boba Fett. He has one of the best costumes, he’s an unaltered clone and he captured the notorious Han Solo. In addition to this, although we see him fall towards what looked like his doom with regards to the Sarlacc, he lived to tell the tale.Continue reading “Jeremy Bulloch Interview – Boba Fett Speaks on his Star Wars Journey.”
Recently I was very fortunate enough to interview science fiction author Steven Barnes. Steven has been writing for over 30 years and during that time he has written two Star Wars novels, ‘The Cestus Deception’ and ‘The Hive’. I wanted to ask him a few questions about ‘The Cestus Deception’ and here’s what I got.Continue reading “Steven Barnes Interview: Author of Star Wars- The Cestus Deception.”
In a recent conversation with Dave Fennoy, I managed to ask him a few questions about his voice over work, in particular, his role as Jedi Pong Krell in the Clone Wars: Animated Series.
“I will not be undermined by creatures bred in some laboratory!“―Pong Krell
Pong Krell, a Force-sensitive Besalisk male, was a Jedi Master during the last years of the Galactic Republic. During the Clone Wars, he held the rank of Jedi General in the Grand Army of the Republic. Although the clone troopers under his command sustained the highest casualty rates, Krell was recognized as a successful general due to his victories on the battlefield. In addition to his reputation as a general, he was also noted for his ferocity in personal combat. The advantage of his four-armed physiology allowed him to use a unique form of Jar’Kai—wielding two double-bladed lightsabers at the same time. However, as the war carried on Krell began to see visions of a new order rising to power in place of both the Republic and the Jedi Order. Driven by self-preservation, he secretly embraced the dark side of the Force and began undermining the Republic military’s war effort in hopes of gaining Count Dooku’s attention, to ultimately become his apprentice preceding the fall of the Republic.
During the Battle of Umbara, Krell temporarily replaced Anakin Skywalker as the commanding officer of the 501st Legion. When his soldiers discovered their general’s secret allegiance to Dooku, the clones mutinied against Krell’s command and moved to arrest him for treason. Despite killing multiple troopers while attempting to escape, the fallen Jedi was captured and imprisoned by his men. Although his subordinate, Clone Captain CT-7567, decided to execute him, it was ultimately Krell’s strongest supporter, trooper “Dogma,” on questioning Krell as to why he was performing these actions, who stole a blaster from Fives’ holster, and killed him for betraying the Republic.