Hedji was a member of the near-extinct Spiner species who found work as a mercenary during the Imperial Period. In 0 ABY, Hedji joined the Star-Hoppers of Aduba-3, a ragtag team of warriors formed by Captain Han Solo to defend the Aduban village of Onacra from the Cloud-Riders, a gang of marauders under the command of Serji-X Arrogantus. Stoic and humorless, Hedji stipulated to Solo that his reasons for joining the team would remain unquestioned—in truth, the Spiner held to a rigid moral code.
He journeyed with Solo and the rest of the Star-Hoppers to Onacra, where they did battle
with the Cloud-Riders. Hedji put his naturally grown quills
to good use, using them to kill
the opponents. Although Arrogantus was overcome during the engagement, a giant monster—the Behemoth from Below
—emerged and wreaked havoc. When one Star-Hopper, faux-Jedi Knight Don-Wan Kihotay
, attempted to confront the monster by himself, Hedji rushed to his aid. The Spiner was consequently killed by a lightning blast from the creature. (Read more…)