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This article is about the street on Taris. You may be looking for other uses of the word "market".

Market Street was a location in the Upper City of the Outer Rim world of Taris in the era of the Mandalorian Wars. It was the site of the Market Street Outdoor Exchange, a well-known outdoor market. In 3963 BBY, Taris was invaded by the Mandalorian warrior clans, and Market Street was heavily looted before eventually being taken by the Mandalorians.

DescriptionEdit

Market Street was an area in the Upper City on the Outer Rim planet Taris, extant as of 3964 BBY. It was the location of the Market Street Outdoor Exchange, an outdoor market where industrialists and vendors could solicit investors for products such as fleek eels.[1]

HistoryEdit

The site of the Market Street Outdoor Exchange, Market Street in 3,964 BBY was the location of a sales pitch by a Snivvian industrialist known as Baron Hieromarn. Hieromarn attempted to solicit investors in a venture to bring fleek eels from[1] the planet Falleen's Hocekureem Sea[2] to Taris for the local restaurant trade, promising a three-for-one return once a tanker was hired and crewed.[1] The next year,[3] Taris was besieged by the Mandalorian warrior clans as part of the Mandalorian Wars with the Galactic Republic. During the battle, Market Street was heavily looted. Almost immediately after the looters left the area, the Mandalorians came in and seized Market Street.[4]

Behind the scenesEdit

Market Street was first mentioned in The Taris Holofeed: Prime Edition, an in-universe news report that can be found on the last page of the comic Knights of the Old Republic 0: Crossroads, written by John Jackson Miller and released in 2006.[1] Market Street was also mentioned in The Taris Holofeed: Invasion Edition, a similar news report in Knights of the Old Republic 18: Nights of Anger, Part 3.[4]

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