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Fang Zar was a male human senator who served in the Galactic Senate during the Clone Wars representing Sern Prime. Prior to the war's end, he was part of the Delegation of 2,000 out of concern over various amendments to the constitution. As a result, he and his allies presented the Petition of 2,000 to Supreme Chancellor Sheev Palpatine. Palpatine later transformed the Republic into the Galactic Empire after Order 66 was enacted. One day after the formation of the Empire, Imperial Intelligence conducted a mass arrest of senators, which included Zar.

BiographyEdit

Fang Zar[1] was a male human[2] who served as the senator of Sern Prime[1] in the Galactic Senate of the Galactic Republic during the Clone Wars against the Confederacy of Independent Systems. During the war, Zar was present in the Galactic Senate Chamber when Senator Rush Clovis spoke about his and Senator Padmé Amidala's discovery of corruption in the InterGalactic Banking Clan.[2]

After Clovis was nominated as the head of the Banking Clan and substantially increased the interest rates on loans undertaken by the Republic and not on the loans by the Separatists, Zar was present in the Senate Chamber as the Senate reacted to the news.[4]

After a mission to Oba Diah undertaken by the Jedi Order, Zar was present in the Jedi Temple on Coruscant accompanying fellow Mon Calamari Senator Meena Tills when Jedi Master Mace Windu approached Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and spoke to him about his concern for Grand Master Yoda's health.[5]

By the final stages of the Clone Wars, Zar was part of the Delegation of 2,000, a group of 2,000 senators that were concerned with Supreme Chancellor Palpatine's growing political power. The Delegation presented the Petition of 2,000, a formal protest to Palpatine's growing power.[1] Eventually, Palpatine, secretly the Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Sidious, proclaimed the Jedi traitors to the Republic and transformed the Republic into the Galactic Empire, with himself as its Emperor.[6]

One day after the formation of the Empire, Imperial Intelligence arrested sixty-three senators from the Delegation, including Zar, on charges of conspiracy and treason.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

TCW Fang Zar concept

Concept art of Fang Zar

Fang Zar appeared in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith in deleted scenes, and was portrayed by Warren Owens.[7] Zar first appeared in canon in "The Rise of Clovis," the sixth episode of the sixth season of the animated TV-series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and released in 2013.[2]

Zar was identified in the accompanying episode guide of "An Old Friend," the fifth episode of the sixth season also released in 2013, where he was slated to appear but was cut from the final version of the episode.[8]

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