- "Have you never cared for anyone?"
- ―Syayna to Darth Vader
Syayna's father, Lord Prepredenko, sought the aid of Luke Skywalker in rescuing her from "bandits". The bandits, however, were really local Rebel fighters with whom Syayna wished to join, including Raol. Skywalker led Prepredenko's soldiers directly to her and she was put under house arrest. She was released, however, upon the arrival of Darth Vader, who imprisoned Prepredenko for supposedly executing Skywalker. With the help of Skywalker and of Jal Te Gniev, Syayna defeated the Imperial forces with minimal bloodshed and drove Vader away.
Behind the scenesEdit
Syayna's name is very similar to the Slavic word Sjajna (Сияйна) [sijajna], which has similar meaning in Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, etc. - 'radiant', 'effulgent', 'lustrous' and 'brilliant' (in feminine gender).
Many names in "Vader's Quest" (her first and only appearance) are actually words taken from Croatian language and have same or similar meaning in South Slavic languages.
- The Official Star Wars Fact File 21 (SKY9, Luke Skywalker)
- The Official Star Wars Fact File 100 (German Edition - SYA1-2, Prinzessin Syayna)
- Star Wars: The Comics Companion
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ The Official Star Wars Fact File