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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

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"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

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"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 Owool InterceptorEdit

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…)
This week's other Good article: Owool Interceptor

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The Owool Interceptor was a heavy, single-pilot starfighter that was designed by the Wookiees of the shipyard KashyCorp after the end of the Swarm War in 36 ABY. Operational during the Second Galactic Civil War, the interceptors were intended for use by the Galactic Alliance, but when the New Jedi Order withdrew from the Galactic Alliance, Wookiees withdraw their support as well, leaving the Owool Interceptors to be taken up by Wookiee pilots instead. Some Wookiees flew the heavy starfighters for the Jedi when the Galactic Alliance set portions of the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk ablaze, and later at the culminating battle of the war near the planet Shedu Maad. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Attack on Mahranee


August 31 (Week 36), 2015Lesim and Arno (stormtrooper)Edit

Lesim was an Imperial Army major during the Galactic Civil War. Stationed aboard an All Terrain Armored Transport that was patrolling the Forest Moon of Endor in 4 ABY, Lesim encountered Rebel Alliance Commander Luke Skywalker, who surrendered himself to the major and his stormtroopers with the request to be delivered to the Dark Lord Darth Vader on the moon. Believing he would earn a promotion to general for capturing the famous Rebel, Lesim hoped to have a hologram taken with Skywalker before bringing him to Vader. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Arno (stormtrooper)

Arno was a Human male stormtrooper who was stationed aboard an All Terrain Armored Transport on the Forest Moon of Endor in 4 ABY. That year, during the early stages of the Battle of Endor, Arno was among the stormtroopers to whom Rebel Alliance Commander Luke Skywalker surrendered with the request to be brought before their commanding officer, Major Lesim. Arno and his companions delivered Skywalker to Lesim, and their captive requested them to bring him to the Dark Lord Darth Vader on the moon. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Lesim


September 7 (Week 37), 2015Mulako Corporation Primordial Water Quarry and VoroosEdit

The Mulako Corporation Primordial Water Quarry, also known as Mulako Corporation Quarry, Mulako Corporation comet, MC Quarry, and Mulako quarry, was a comet that orbited its star once every hundred years. For the greater part of this period, the Mulako Corporation mined ice on the comet's surface, extracting pure water from it and selling it to gourmets. When the Mulako Corporation Quarry approached its perihelion and became habitable as a result, the company opened luxurious resorts on the comet for a few months, and tourists visited the warm and humid facilities, with several tourist attractions being available both inside and on the surface.

In the year 12 ABY, Human Jedi Luke Skywalker and Callista Ming visited the Mulako Corporation Quarry in hopes of restoring Ming's lost connection to the Force. The Jedi stayed for a while at one of the resort facilities, where they were discreetly observed by the Hutt Randa Besadii Diori before leaving the comet to continue their efforts elsewhere. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Voroos

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Voroos were a non-sentient, reptilian species of stationary predator that were found throughout the galaxy. Due to a lack of limbs, they could not chase prey, instead relying on camouflage and the use of their strong tongues to capture prey and pull it into their large mouths. Zoologists believed that the palak species of beetles were involved in voroos' reproduction, but the subject was poorly understood. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Mulako Corporation Primordial Water Quarry


September 14 (Week 38), 2015Unidentified Rebel commander and Bug One (droid)Edit

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A Human male served with the Rebel Alliance during the Galactic Civil War, commanding a GR-75 medium transport as part of the main Alliance Fleet. Following the Battle of Hoth in 3 ABY, the fleet regrouped at the Rebellion's deep-space rendezvous point beyond the Galactic Rim, where its secret location was soon discovered by an Imperial Strike cruiser. The Rebel commander directed the fleet's subsequent attack on the encroaching Imperial vessel, helping to destroy the Strike cruiser before it could relay the fleet's position. With the Rebels' secrecy nonetheless compromised, the commander altered the fleet's course back toward the galactic plane. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Bug One (droid)

Bug One was a YVH-Series bugcruncher battle droid that fought for the New Jedi Order during the Dark Nest Crisis. Along with three other bugcrunchers, Bug One accompanied Captain Han Solo of the starship Millennium Falcon and a team of Jedi to the moon of Kr on a mission to rescue Jedi Master Luke Skywalker and his wife, Mara Jade Skywalker, from the Killiks of the Gorog nest. In the zero-gravity conditions of the ethmane corridors on Kr, Bug One fought swarms of the Gorog Killiks until he was disabled by a barrage of electrobolt fire as the team made its way to aid the Skywalkers. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Unidentified Rebel commander


September 21 (Week 39), 2015Mayth Duvel and Unidentified red giantEdit

Mayth Duvel was a Black Sun sublieutenant during the Galactic Civil War. He was among the few loyal underlings of Dark Prince Xizor, Underlord of Black Sun, who could claim the privilege to visit Xizor within his personal sanctum on the planet Coruscant. Duvel met with Xizor in 3.5 ABY while bearing a petition on behalf of the criminal Nezriti Organization, which requested an alliance with Black Sun. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Unidentified red giant

A red giant star orbited close to a white dwarf in the Gardaji Rift, a part of the Outer Rim Territories region of the galaxy. Plasma from the red giant was pulled toward the white dwarf and then flung outward in a glowing spiral of red and purple gas, which resembled a large pinwheel and provided an impressive source of illumination in the skies of the planet Zonama Sekot. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Mayth Duvel


September 28 (Week 40), 2015Serias and PorgEdit

Serias was a planet located within the Serianan system in the Wild Space region of the galaxy. The lone inhabited world in the star system, Serias was theorized by the New Republic Scout Service captain Korren Starchaser to be the home of a sentient humanoid species. Upon exploring the Serianan system, Starchaser's scouting team only gave the planet a cursory inspection without making any contact with the local civilization due to the already amassed information from the nearby Serianan Belt of asteroids. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Porg

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Porg was a Trandoshan male bounty hunter who was active during the time of the New Republic. In 5 ABY, the droid information broker 8t88 hired Porg as an extra hand to kill the former Rebel Alliance agent Kyle Katarn if Katarn managed to escape death at the hands of other hirelings at the Rimmer's Rest cantina, located on the moon Nar Shaddaa. Indeed, Katarn evaded 8t88's hirelings in the bar and, after blowing off one of 8t88's arms, ran into the sewers, where he encountered Porg and an Aqualish bounty hunter. Porg attacked Katarn with a vibro-ax but was quickly incapacitated. When the Trandoshan tried to attack again, he inadvertently moved into the crossfire between Katarn and the Aqualish and was simultaneously gunned down by both combatants. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Serias


October 5 (Week 41), 2015Adriana and ChurrumaEdit

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Adriana was a gas giant planet that was located within the Tatoo system of the galaxy's Outer Rim Territories region. The planet was orbited by several rings consisting of ice. That ice was often mined and transported to the nearby desert world of Tatooine, for which it was the most important source of water. Shortly before the Battle of Yavin, the Human Garouf Lafoe was importing ice from Adriana's rings and selling it to Tatooine's inhabitants. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Churruma

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Churruma was a planet with deposits of valuable metals that was located within the Velcar sector of the Outer Rim Territories. During the Galactic Civil War, the Galactic Empire mined Churruma's metals and captured the shaman Chrech Estha, a respected leader of the planet's natives who possessed a carved stick that served as a powerful political and religious symbol on his homeworld. The return of Estha and the stick to Churruma sparked a rebellion that ended the Empire's presence on the planet. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Adriana


October 12 (Week 42), 2015Sunfruit and PashviEdit

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Sunfruit was a wild and sweet tropical fruit that was found on the planet Corellia. It was used to garnish or enhance dessert dishes, such as Corellian fried ice cream, and could also be converted into a liqueur or marinade. During the Galactic Civil War, the prisoner population of the Imperial penal world of Despayre regarded sunfruit as a commodity. Imperial Governor Carmal of the planet Lavisar also enjoyed sunfruit liqueur. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Pashvi

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Pashvi was a planet that was located on the edge of Wild Space and had thousands of rock pillars scattered across its landscape. Both nutritional plants and dangerous predatory avians could be found on the tops of the pillars. As a result, the native Pashvi, a sentient humanoid species, were both drawn to and afraid of the pillars, and had a distanced emotional state. The Pashvi also created works of art that were sought after in the Corporate Sector, and the Human smuggler Dubrak Qennto had visited the world a few times by the year 27 BBY. (Read more…)
This week's other Good article: Sunfruit

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