- ―Reez is punched by Solo before being devoured by a rathtar
Tolomar Reez was a human male from the planet Nar Kanji who served in the criminal gang known as Kanjiklub under Tasu Leech. In 34 ABY, he accompanied Leech and several other members of the gang, as well as members of the Guavian Death Gang in boarding the Eravana, a freighter belonging to the smuggler Han Solo. Solo, who owed both gangs money, argued with Leech and the Death Gang's frontman Bala-Tik in one of the freighter's corridors until a trio of rathtars that the smuggler had captured attacked both gangs. Reez became separated from his comrades while fleeing from the rathtars and then ran into Solo, who punched him in the face and hurled him into the mouth of a rathtar.
Tolomar Reez was a native of the planet Nar Kanji who served in the criminal group known as Kanjiklub during the cold war between the First Order and the Resistance. In 34 ABY, he and four other members of the gang accompanied their leader Tasu Leech in tracking down the smuggler Han Solo so that they could reclaim a loan of fifty thousand credits Solo had borrowed from Kanjiklub in order to hunt rathtars. Leech made an alliance with the Guavian Death Gang—another criminal group to whom Solo owed money—before confronting the smuggler, and both groups boarded Solo's Baleen-class heavy freighter Eravana above the planet Jakku.
Reez and the other Kanjiklub members left their ship and marched through the Eravana's corridors until they found Solo and his partner Chewbacca, already arguing about their debts with the Death Gang's frontman Bala-Tik. Reez then stood menacingly beside Leech as the head of Kanjiklub joined the argument, which continued until Bala-Tiik recognized Solo's other companion, the astromech droid BB-8, as a fugitive wanted by the First Order.
Leech ordered his men to begin searching the freighter for another pair of fugitives associated with BB-8; however, Reez and everyone else in the corridor were quickly distracted from the droid by the howls of three rathtars that Solo had managed to capture. The rathtars had been released accidentally by the scavenger Rey, one of the two fugitives for whom Kanjiklub were searching.
One of the rathtars then barrelled into the corridor behind the Kanjiklub members, grabbing two of them and forcing the remainder to flee down another corridor to their right. Reez became separated from his comrades as he fled, and ended up crossing paths with Solo. The smuggler punched Reez in the face as he turned a corner, grabbing the Kanjiklub member by his torso and hurling him directly into the mouth of a rathtar that had been chasing Solo, Chewbacca and BB-8. The rathtar consumed Reez whole, belching out only one of his boots.
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Behind the scenesEdit
Tolomar Reez first appeared in the 2015 film Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens. The actor playing him was uncredited and the character did not receive a name in the film, but was identified by the video game Disney Infinity 3.0, which was released in conjunction with the film.
Despite the game being non-canon, Lucasfilm Story Group member Pablo Hidalgo confirmed on Twitter that the names provided by the game for previously unidentified characters, including Reez, were considered canon. In the game all basic Kanjiklub enemies share his appearance.
- Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens (First appearance)
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens novelization
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens: A Junior Novel
- The Force Awakens storybook
- Han & Chewie Return!
- The Force Awakens, Part II
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary (Picture only)
- Star Wars Character Encyclopedia: Updated and Expanded (Picture only)
- Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, Updated and Expanded (Picture only)
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Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary states that the members of Kanjiklub all hail from Nar Kanji.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Star Wars: Galactic Atlas states that the events of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, including Reez's death, occur in 34 ABY.
- ↑ 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 screenshot) — Pablo Hidalgo of the Lucasfilm Story Group confirmed that the character names introduced in Disney Infinity 3.0 are considered canon, despite the video game itself being non-canon. . "@LelalMekha Yeah, same with Infinity." (
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Disney Infinity 3.0
- ↑ Star Wars: The Force Awakens novelization