Baarak Kalaim was a Klatooinian and the main mechanic for the The Shield's vehicles and starships. He was also secretly a Rebel Alliance operative.


Baarak Kalaim worked for several outlaw techs before meeting Peert Ginzork. Ginzork hired Kalaim to be the main mechanic for The Shield around 0 BBY. He was also secretly a Rebel Alliance operative. He would spend his time tinkering with the engines and systems of the Shield's vehicles.[1]

Personality and traitsEdit

Kalaim was skilled but often absent-minded. He tended to talk to himself and was so unkempt that the other members of the Shield would avoid his quarters for fear of getting lost in the clutter.[1]

Skills and abilitiesEdit

Kalaim was skilled at all forms of repair, including blasters, computers, transports, droids, and starship weaponry.[1]


Kalaim carried a blaster pistol, a pocket computer, a datapad, a comlink, a chronometer and various tools.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Baarak Kalaim was designed by Rick Olshak for Cracken's Rebel Operatives, a supplement for the Star Wars Roleplaying Game that was published by West End Games in 1994. He was illustrated by Mike Vilardi.


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