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This is the queue for Good articles scheduled to appear on the Main Page. The dates listed indicate when they will be showcased. For a list of articles already showcased on the Main Page, see History.

July 20, 2015Defiant (Imperial-class)Edit

Defiant was an Imperial-class Star Destroyer that served in the Imperial Remnant's navy in 28 ABY, at the time of the Yuuzhan Vong War. Commanded by Captain Essenton, Defiant was positioned that year with other warships of the Imperial Navy near the planet Borosk in a defensive effort against an attacking Yuuzhan Vong fleet. During the fighting, a gravitic amplitude modulator was installed upon Defiant, which allowed the Star Destroyer to disrupt the telepathic command signals from the enemy yammosk war coordinators long enough to smash through disrupted Yuuzhan Vong battle lines and help destroy a yammosk. Following a successful defense of Borosk, Defiant was dispatched to the planet Yaga Minor to fend off an imminent Yuuzhan Vong strike. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: SketchMuuraBattle of Tibrin


July 21, 2015Andrevea RiverEdit

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The Andrevea River was a long waterway that passed through several regions on the planet Naboo before flowing into a swamp. During the Invasion of Naboo in 32 BBY, the river was the site of several skirmishes between pilots of the Royal Naboo Security Forces and the Trade Federation near the city of Ferentina. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Defiant (Imperial-class)SketchMuura


July 22, 2015AmerceEdit

The Amerce was a New Republic Star Destroyer under construction at the shipyards of the planet Fondor during the beginning of the Yuuzhan Vong War. In 25 ABY, as the Star Destroyer was a month away from completion, Yuuzhan Vong forces attacked the shipyards. The unfinished Amerce was destroyed when enemy coralskippers committed suicide runs on the Star Destroyer and its construction site. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Andrevea RiverDefiant (Imperial-class)Sketch


July 23, 201588-R NightscreamerEdit

The 88-R Nightscreamer was a speeder bike manufactured by Ikas-Adno. In contributing a chapter to the Bounty Hunters' Guild Handbook, bounty hunter Chentu Chek recommended the 88-R Nightscreamer as a high-end speeder bike option. He felt that the Nightscreamer was Ikas-Adno's best product due to its speed, particle shield, and the availability of aftermarket packages. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: AmerceAndrevea RiverDefiant (Imperial-class)


July 24, 2015KiklaEdit

According to Kaminoan legend, the kikla were a sentient species of tiny water dwellers on the planet Kamino. They swarmed together to challenge the significantly larger god-beast Protas for rule over the oceans of Kamino. The kikla met Protas at the Ancient Trench and fought the mystical being for a month, but they were unable to defeat the god-beast, who ate the last kikla when the new moon was in the sky. Despite his victory, Protas was eventually defeated by a pod of aiwha. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: 88-R NightscreamerAmerceAndrevea River


July 25, 2015GusEdit

Gus

"Gus" was the nickname of a clone trooper who was a member of Clone Sergeant Slick's platoon of soldiers during the Clone Wars. In the war's first year, he was part of a Jedi-led detachment of the Grand Army of the Republic that was tasked with liberating the planet Christophsis from the Confederacy of Independent Systems. After helping his unit find a strategic ambush site on-world, Gus and his comrades prepared to ambush the Confederate battle droids. However, the Separatists thwarted their ambush, injuring Gus and forcing him and the others to retreat to their base, where a medical droid treated him. When Clone Captain CT-7567 and Clone Commander CC-2224 interrogated the members of Slick's platoon to apprehend a possible Confederate spy, Gus stated his alibi without hesitation. Sergeant Slick himself was thereafter revealed to be the traitor and was detained. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Kikla88-R NightscreamerAmerce


July 26, 2015JesterEdit

Jester

"Jester" was the nickname of a clone trooper who was part of Clone Sergeant Slick's platoon during the Clone Wars. In 22 BBY, he served in a Jedi-led battle group of the Grand Army of the Republic that was dispatched to liberate the planet Christophsis from the Confederacy of Independent Systems. Alongside his unit, Jester reconnoitered the planet for a strategic ambush site, but the Confederacy thwarted their planned attack, forcing them to retreat. After the clone troopers returned to the Republic base, Jester cleaned his DC-15S blaster, as he did after every battle. When Clone Captain CT-7567 and Clone Commander CC-2224 questioned the members of Slick's platoon to identify a potential Confederate spy, Jester was nervous about talking to his commanding officers, but fellow soldier Sketch vouched for him, allowing Jester to verify his alibi. Sergeant Slick himself was thereafter revealed to be the traitor and was apprehended. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: GusKikla88-R Nightscreamer


July 27, 2015BAX-7 landspeederEdit

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The BAX-7 landspeeder was a MandalMotors repulsorlift landspeeder model. The craft included seating for four, including a single pilot. The BAX-7 was pictured in the Bounty Hunters' Guild Handbook chapter Tools of the Trade, which was written by the veteran bounty hunter Chentu Chek at some point before the end of the Bounty Hunter Wars. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: JesterGusKikla


July 28, 2015Wookiee dual missile turretEdit

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The Wookiee dual missile turret, or Wookiee Dual Launcher, was a defensive anti-air emplacement individually produced by Wookiee turret crafters and employed during the Clone Wars between the Galactic Republic and the Confederacy of Independent Systems. The turret contained two explosive warhead-tipped missiles in as many launch tubes. It had a slow rate of fire but could pierce the hull of a starship, making the launcher perfectly suited to defend Wookiees from Trandoshan or Separatist forces. In 19 BBY, the clone commandos of Delta Squad used several Wookiee dual missile turrets to destroy a Separatist cruiser during their mission to the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: BAX-7 landspeederJesterGus


July 29, 2015Never DieEdit

"Never Die" was the code name of an Alderaanian male slicer during the Galactic Civil War between the Galactic Empire and the Alliance to Restore the Republic. Following the destruction of Alderaan at the hands of the Empire, Never Die sought revenge by designing the Shard of Alderaan, a slicing program capable of deciphering any Imperial scandoc, for use by the Rebel Alliance. The program was stolen by the trader and criminal Begas Tok, who took it to Tatooine and attempted to sell it to the highest bidder. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Wookiee dual missile turretBAX-7 landspeederJester


July 30, 2015Ranger-class gunshipEdit

The Ranger-class gunship, also referred to as a Ranger gunship, was a type of starship designed by the Corellian Engineering Corporation and used by the New Republic's Defense Fleet in the Yuuzhan Vong War against the invading Yuuzhan Vong. Capable of destroying many starfighters with its dozens of laser batteries, the Ranger-class gunship saw action at Helska IV and Ord Mantell. One Ranger gunship, Justice, participated in an attack by the Galactic Alliance, the New Republic's successor state, on the Yuuzhan Vong–held Bilbringi system in 29 ABY. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Never DieWookiee dual missile turretBAX-7 landspeeder


July 31, 2015QuietSnipeEdit

The QuietSnipe was a sniper rifle model that fired mag-pellet projectiles and featured a telescoping barrel. Jedi Knight Jaina Solo utilized a QuietSnipe in the Second Battle of Roche during the Second Galactic Civil War, when she attempted to assassinate her brother, the Sith Lord Darth Caedus, in the Strategic Planning Forum on the asteroid Nickel One. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Ranger-class gunshipNever DieWookiee dual missile turret


August 1, 2015Attack on the Elders' spaceportEdit

The war on the planet Melida/Daan between the Young—a group of children—and the Elders, the world's oldest residents, of 44 BBY reached its climax when the Young attacked the spaceport where the Elders refueled their starfighters. The Elders were making the tactical error of refueling all of their fighters, which were their primary advantage in the war, at the same time, and a Young strike team infiltrated the hangar through an underground shaft in an attempt to eliminate this advantage. After a brief skirmish, the fighters were successfully disabled, and a time bomb destroyed most of the spaceport. With the Elders' advantage gone, the planet's Middle Generation, which had remained neutral in the war up to this point, allied with the Young, who declared victory in the war. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: QuietSnipeRanger-class gunshipNever Die


August 2, 2015Battle of Kashyyyk (New Sith Wars)Edit

The Battle of Kashyyyk was a major engagement during the New Sith Wars between the Brotherhood of Darkness and the Galactic Republic. In 1003 BBY, the Brotherhood of Darkness set its sights on the Republic stronghold on the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk, hoping to gain a foothold in the Mid Rim. At first, the Republic used Kashyyyk's great wroshyr forests as a staging point for ambushes and guerrilla raids on the Sith with great success, causing thousands of Sith casualties. During the battle, a Sith unit called the Gloom Walkers was separated from the main Sith force, but one of their number, Dessel, was able to lead them back to the Sith army. The story of the Gloom Walkers helped to greatly raise Sith morale and inspired the Sith to win the battle and capture Kashyyyk. (Read more…)

Recently showcased: Attack on the Elders' spaceportQuietSnipeRanger-class gunship


August 3 (Week 32), 2015Wish You Among the Stars and LillEdit

"Wish You Among the Stars" was a song by Plexo-33. By the time of the Galactic Empire, during or after 3272 LY and approximately five years before the Battle of Yavin, the song was considered to be an "oldie." (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Lill

Lill was a seasoning that was used in much of the cooking on the planet Lianna. Its flavor was described by Galactic Gourmet's Galaxy Guide as overpowering and unsubtle, although How to Do the Allied Tion on 25 Credits a Day described it as hot, spicy, and unpredictable. Fish sticks were one type of Liann food with lill as one of its ingredients. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Wish You Among the Stars


August 10 (Week 33), 2015Unidentified mine operator and Antarian peaEdit

A male mine operator was in charge of a plasma mining camp affiliated with Borvo the Hutt and the Trade Federation on the planet Naboo around the time of the Federation's invasion of the planet. The operator encountered Lieutenant Gavyn Sykes of the Royal Naboo Security Forces at the camp during the invasion. After the individual refused to give information and had the mine defenses fire on Sykes, the Naboo pilot destroyed the mining camp. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Antarian pea

Antarian peas were a species of shelled pea that could be eaten. The peas were grown in the gardens of the Jedi Temple on the planet Coruscant, and they were used in various recipes including Endorian chicken pot pie, which was served in the restaurant Dex's Diner on Coruscant. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Unidentified mine operator


August 17 (Week 34), 2015Old One-Eye and Agamar sliderEdit

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Old One-Eye was a rancor with only one eye who was a contender in an illegal rancor fighting circuit on the galactic capital planet of Coruscant during the Clone Wars. The Jedi Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano entered the rancor arena while pursuing Separatist agent Raice Liq, and Tano was forced to fight Old One-Eye. Skywalker resolved the situation by calming Old One-Eye with The Force, allowing the Jedi to use the rancor in apprehending their quarry. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Agamar slider

Agamar sliders were a type of vegetarian sandwich from the planet Agamar. They contained an Agamarian soybean patty, a slice of binka fruit, a special garnish, and mugruebe spit-sauce. The Besalisk chef Dexter Jettster served Agamar sliders in Dex's Diner, his eatery on the planet Coruscant. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Old One-Eye


August 24 (Week 35), 2015Attack on Mahranee and Second GAEdit

The attack on Mahranee, which occurred late in the third year of the Clone Wars, resulted in the genocide of all Mahran refugees who were escaping from their embattled homeworld of Mahranee. When the Confederacy of Independent Systems targeted Mahranee for its plentiful resources, the native Mahran people appealed to the Jedi Order for aid. Jedi General Chubor brought a Galactic Republic task force of clone troopers to Mahranee, but they were too late to prevent the Confederate forces from laying waste to the planet's capital city. Though Chubor's detachment tried to escort thousands of Mahran civilians off-world to safety, the Separatists were unwilling to leave any survivors, killing the Mahran refugees alongside the Jedi and clone soldiers. Separatist leader Count Dooku unequivocally blamed the Jedi Order for the massacre, leading the Jedi Council to finally sanction an operation to assassinate Dooku as a means of stemming the war's casualties. (Read more…)
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