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"Our last master was Captain Antilles, but with what we've been through, this little R2 unit has become a bit eccentric."
C-3PO, to Luke Skywalker[src]

Raymus Antilles was a human male from Alderaan. During his time in the service of the House of Organa, he captained the CR90 corvettes Tantive III and Tantive IV. Antilles died shortly before the Battle of Yavin, while trying to protect Princess Leia Organa from Darth Vader.


Early lifeEdit


A young Antilles

"The war will go on without me. It won't without you."
―Antilles, to Leia Organa[src]

A human male, Raymus Antilles hailed from the influential and peaceful planet of Alderaan.[3] He was schooled in diplomacy and became a capable starship pilot. Eventually, he came to work for the House of Organa, being entrusted to transport its members across the galaxy. As such, he served in the command staff of Senator Bail Organa, husband to Queen Breha of Alderaan.[1] Toward the end of the Clone Wars, Antilles piloted the CR90 corvette Tantive III for Senator Organa.[6]

Galactic Civil WarEdit

"We intercepted no transmissions! This is a consular's ship! We're on a diplomatic mission!"
―Antilles' final words, to Darth Vader[src]

Still a servant of the Organas, Captain Antilles proved himself an extraordinary leader, as he broke through countless Imperial blockades to get supplies to the Alliance to Restore the Republic.[7] He continued to serve Princess Leia, after she succeeded her father as Senator of Alderaan. During the Battle of Scarif, he was given the plans to the Death Star and immediately rushed the plans to the princess and they escaped into hyperspace.[8] However, Darth Vader's flagship, the Devastator, was right behind them and the crew was captured in the Tatoo system. A loyal guard to the princess, the captain perished protecting her identity when Vader boarded the corvette Tantive IV and strangled him.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

Raymus Antilles was played by Peter Geddis in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Rohan Nichol in Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, and Tim Beckmann in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.



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