History ComicBook / XWingSeries

19th Mar '17 11:55:58 AM nombretomado
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** Averted. Bail Antilles, the Alderaanian captain killed by Lord Vader in ''ANewHope'', happened to be the former owner of the Wraith's quartermaster, one of the droids aboard ship. He's pleased to be serving another of the same name, though they aren't related, and he hopes he has better luck. It's implied that "Antilles" in ''Franchise/StarWars'' is like "Smith", a rather common last name. For example, there's a Jedi named Jon Antilles (his real name is unknown, with the alias being chosen apparently to be as generic as possible).

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** Averted. Bail Antilles, the Alderaanian captain killed by Lord Vader in ''ANewHope'', ''Film/ANewHope'', happened to be the former owner of the Wraith's quartermaster, one of the droids aboard ship. He's pleased to be serving another of the same name, though they aren't related, and he hopes he has better luck. It's implied that "Antilles" in ''Franchise/StarWars'' is like "Smith", a rather common last name. For example, there's a Jedi named Jon Antilles (his real name is unknown, with the alias being chosen apparently to be as generic as possible).
9th Mar '17 2:34:37 AM GuyIncog
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* BarBrawl: ''Iron Fist'' features a ZanyScheme where two Wraiths start a bar fight with some off-duty soldiers so that other Wraiths disguised as military police can arrest the drunk and disorderly soldiers, and thus get waved through the gate of their base when they show up at the gate in the role of [=MPs=] escorting the drunken losers of the fight to the provost for punishment. The fact that the Wraiths consider starting a bar fight to be a perfectly sensible way of starting a covert operation says a lot about them.

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* BarBrawl: Staged twice in ''Iron Fist'' features Fist''. At the very beginning of the story, Zsinj's operatives start one involving the Wraiths so that other agents posing as [=MPs=] can capture or kill them. This plan is later adapted by the Wraiths into a ZanyScheme where two Wraiths to start a bar fight with some off-duty soldiers Imperials, so that other Wraiths disguised as military police can arrest the drunk and disorderly soldiers, soldiers... and thus get waved through the gate of their base when they show up at the gate in the role guise of [=MPs=] escorting the drunken losers of the fight to the provost for punishment. brig. The fact that the Wraiths consider starting a bar fight to be a perfectly sensible way of starting a covert operation infiltrating an Imperial base says a lot about them.


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* TheGreatestStoryNeverTold: Castin Donn, established early in ''Iron Fist'' as having a [[FantasticRacism deep-seated loathing of alien species]] due to his upbringing, ultimately meets his end trying to rescue one of the non-human victims of Zsinj's experiments. However, the other Wraiths know only that he was caught after disobeying direct orders not to try and infiltrate Zsinj's flagship.
11th Feb '17 11:00:22 PM DustSnitch
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* HospitalSurprise: Wraith Squadron pilot Garik "Face" Loran is injured pretty badly when his X-wing is screwed up beyond repair by enemy laser fire. His behavior and the little detail we're given as to the exact nature of his injuries lead us to believe he's dying, but then he wakes up in the hospital at the end.
29th Jan '17 6:48:13 PM vn70072
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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: While the [[SyntheticPlague Krytos plague]] ''severely'' strained the New Republic, it is estimated that the outbreak was not as bad as it could have been due to the fact that the virus debilitates and kills its victims so quickly that its ability to spread person to person among effected species is limited.
16th Jan '17 11:58:18 AM SSJMagus
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* TheSyndicate: Black Sun plays a role in Stackpole's run of X-wing novels as a third party in the Galactic Civil War: both the New Republic and the Empire try to enlist kingpin Flirry Vorru in their campaign against the other side, [[spoiler:only to have it blow up in their faces]].

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* TheSyndicate: Black Sun plays a role in Stackpole's run of X-wing novels as a third party in the Galactic Civil War: both the New Republic and the Empire try to enlist kingpin Flirry Fliry Vorru in their campaign against the other side, [[spoiler:only to have it blow up in their faces]].





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\n* YouWouldntShootMe: When Iella Wessiri is holding Fliry Vorru at gunpoint after thwarting his escape attempt from Thyferra, he confidently states that he's familiarized himself with all of Wedge's group and knows she wouldnt kill an unarmed man who's already surrendered. Iella agrees that she wouldn't. [[SubvertedTrope But points out that her companion has no such compunctions, and hands the blaster to Elscol Loro.]] [[spoiler:[[ZigZaggedTrope Iella had in fact switched the blaster to "stun" before doing so, to guarantee that Vorru would in fact be captured alive.]]]]

10th Jan '17 4:16:10 PM Bissek
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* BiologicalWeaponsSolveEverything: The Wraiths avoid a face to face meeting with some of Zsinj's men by infecting them with a contagious disease while on shore leave, so that they have to quarantine themselves. The moral issues of bio warfare (made more severe by the shadow of Isard's Krytos plague in the previous series) are evaded by Phanan deliberately selecting a disease that, while highly unpleasant, is rarely lethal given access to a proper medical facility and works its way of the victim's system in a week or two.

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* BiologicalWeaponsSolveEverything: The Wraiths avoid a face to face meeting with some of Zsinj's men by infecting them with a contagious disease while on shore leave, so that they have to quarantine themselves. The moral issues of bio warfare (made more severe by the shadow of Isard's Krytos plague in the previous series) are evaded by Phanan deliberately selecting a disease that, while highly unpleasant, is rarely lethal given access to a proper medical facility and works its way out of the victim's system in a week or two.
9th Dec '16 5:00:07 PM Bissek
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* ZanyScheme: The Wraiths are a unit designed for the purpose of creating and implementing them that GoesHorriblyRight.

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* ZanyScheme: The Wraiths are a unit designed for the purpose of creating and implementing them that GoesHorriblyRight.GoneHorriblyRight.
9th Dec '16 4:58:45 PM Bissek
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* ZanyScheme: The Wraiths are a unit designed for the purpose of creating and implementing them that GoesHorriblyRight.
9th Dec '16 4:57:02 PM Bissek
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* BiologicalWeaponsSolveEverything: The Wraiths avoid a face to face meeting with some of Zsinj's men by infecting their crew with a contagious disease while on shore leave, so that they have to quarantine themselves. The moral issues of bio warfare (made more severe by the shadow of Isard's Krytos plague in the previous series) are evaded by Phanan deliberately selecting a disease that, while highly unpleasant, is rarely lethal given access to a proper medical facility and works its way of the victim's system in a week or two.

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* BiologicalWeaponsSolveEverything: The Wraiths avoid a face to face meeting with some of Zsinj's men by infecting their crew them with a contagious disease while on shore leave, so that they have to quarantine themselves. The moral issues of bio warfare (made more severe by the shadow of Isard's Krytos plague in the previous series) are evaded by Phanan deliberately selecting a disease that, while highly unpleasant, is rarely lethal given access to a proper medical facility and works its way of the victim's system in a week or two.
9th Dec '16 4:50:24 PM Bissek
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* BiologicalWeaponsSolveEverything: The Wraiths avoid a face to face meeting with some of Zsinj's men by infecting their crew with a contagious disease while on shore leave, so that they have to quarantine themselves. The moral issues of bio warfare (made more severe by the shadow of Isard's Krytos plague in the previous series) are evaded by Phanan deliberately selecting a disease that, while highly unpleasant, is rarely lethal given access to a proper medical facility and works its way of the victim's system in a week or two.
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