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This page is for characters in the Jedi Order from the Star Wars Expanded Universe series New Jedi Order, Dark Nest Trilogy, Legacy of the Force, and Fate of the Jedi book series, as well as the standalone novels Millennium Falcon, Crosscurrent, and Riptide. The comic series Star Wars: Legacy has its own page.

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     Jedi Council 

Luke Skywalker


The Grand Master of the reformed Jedi Order, Luke began rebuilding the Order in 11 ABY, establishing a Jedi Academy in the Grand Temple on Yavin 4, with an initial class of twelve students. From there, the Order grew into more than a thousand Jedi by 44 ABY, with Luke as the head of the Jedi Council, having led the Jedi through the turmoil of the Yuuzhan Vong War, Swarm War, Second Galactic Civil War, the emergence of the Lost Tribe of the Sith, and the attacks of the Dark Side entity known as Abeloth.

Through the turmoil, Luke has gained and lost much: he married former Emperor's Hand Mara Jade and had a son named Ben, but also lost his nephew Anakin Solo and close friend Chewbacca in the Yuuzhan Vong War, and his other nephew Jacen fell to the Dark Side, becoming Darth Caedus, and was killed by his twin sister Jaina, but not before murdering Mara to secure his place as the new Dark Lord of the Sith.

Jaina Solo Fel


The daughter of Han and Leia Solo, twin sister of Jacen, and older sister of Anakin. And now the wife of Jagged Fel. Jaina is one of the most powerful Jedi in the Order, and named the Sword of the Jedi by the Force through Luke during her Knighting ceremony. She is notable for her serious and sometimes abrasive demeanor, along with her amazing piloting and mechanical skills.

Mara Jade Skywalker


Mara Jade was once the Emperor's deadliest assassin, but was cut adrift in the galaxy when her master died. Fixating on Luke Skywalker as the reason her life was ruined, she became obsessed with killing him - only to save (and be saved by) him on several occasions, ultimately marrying him and becoming a member of the Jedi Council. They had one son, Ben Skywalker, born in the middle of the Yuuzhan Vong War. Dies in Sacrifice at the hands of her nephew Jacen Solo after she discovered he had fallen to the Dark Side and was trying to corrupt Ben, causing her to try to assassinate him.

Kyle Katarn


The main character of the Dark Forces Saga, Kyle started as an Imperial soldier before finding out that the Empire was behind the death of his father, after which he defected and became a mercenary serving the Rebellion and later the New Republic against the Empire, especially when it came to tasks of infiltration and sabotage, as his inside knowledge of the layout of Imperial ships and bases gave him an advantage. Kyle eventually became a Jedi and was charged with the task of defending the legendary Valley of the Jedi on Rusaan and trained several Jedi Knights. Following the formation of the Jedi Council, Kyle became one of the main leaders of the Jedi Order, fighting in the Yuuzhan Vong War, Second Galactic Civil War, and the war against the Lost Tribe of Sith.

See the Dark Forces Saga page for an entry containing game tropes.
  • Ace Pilot
  • Badass
  • Bad Powers, Good People: He can use Dark Side powers like Grip and Force Lightning, but is still on the side of good.
  • Breakout Character: One of the few video game characters to appear in the main expanded universe and easily one of the most prominent of them.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Being a Jedi doesn't stop him from carrying blasters, disruptor rifles and thermal detonators along with his lightsaber. Not to mention that he makes use of both Light and Dark Side powers.
  • Cool Old Guy: By Legacy of the Force.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Fan Nickname: God.
  • The Gunslinger: Before becoming a Jedi, he mainly used guns.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Brought about by learning of his fathers death at the hands of the Empire, although he had been having doubts about it even before then.
  • Laser Blade: Started out with a green lightsaber in Jedi Knight, then a yellow one (courtesy of Yun), and finally a blue one in Outcast and Academy.
  • Made of Iron: Kyle survived being impaled by a lightsaber through the chest (and then having an infection get a hold of that wound) during the Legacy of the Force saga.
  • Master Swordsman: To the point that he holds the title Jedi Battlemaster. It's the most obvious in Jedi Academy when he fights alongside Jaden.
  • The Mentor: To Jaden Korr and Rosh Penin.
  • Mook Horror Show: A New Republic Intelligence operative named Hantor Loftus once recommended that Kyle not be sent on any more missions, since a raid on an Imperial base he carried out had only left one terrified survivor that was too traumatized by witnessing Kyle in action to provide any information.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After killing Maw in anger.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero: In Outcast, he returns to the Valley of the Jedi in order to regain his powers to fight Desann. By doing so, he allowed Desann to follow him, reach the Valley and use the Force Nexus to power him up and create the Reborn.
  • One-Man Army
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: When Desann and Tavion apparently kill Jan.
  • Superpowered Evil Side: During the events in Mysteries of the Sith, he falls victim to the Dark Force Nexus in the Temple on Dromund Kaas. Mara manages to pull him out of it.
  • Weapon of Choice: His lightsaber and Bryar Blaster.
  • The Worf Effect: Suffers from this in Fury when Darth Caedus defeats him in battle.

Kyp Durron


The most powerful of Luke's original students, Kyp briefly fell to the dark side during his training due to the influence of Exar Kun's ghost. He ended up destroying a entire system, accidentally murdering his brother in the process, before being redeemed by Han. He continued to be aggressive in his duties as a Jedi, often conflicting with Luke on the best way for Jedi to operate, before eventually coming around to Luke's point of view halfway throughout the Yuuzhan Vong War. Now he is a respected member of the Jedi Council, albeit one who often favors more direct and aggressive solutions.

Corran Horn


Former CorSec officer on Corellia, Corran became a member of Rogue Squadron after joining the Rebel Alliance, taking part in many important events during the war. He eventually learned of his Jedi heritage, and became a full time Jedi once peace with the Imperial Remnant was established. Married to Mirax Terrik Horn, with whom he has two children, Valin and Jysella, who also become Jedi Knights.
  • Ace Pilot
  • Ancestral Weapon: His first lightsaber, which belonged to his grandfather.
  • Badass
  • Born Detective
  • Cold Sniper: He plays one very well during an undercover mission in Isard's Revenge, and also has a tendency to be depicted this way at least a little bit in the Allston novels.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Energy Absorption: He is one of the few Jedi to have a natural talent for this, and can use the energy he absorbs to do things he normally can't, like telekinesis.
  • Fair Cop
  • Green Eyes
  • Happily Married
  • Heroic BSOD: He spends most of Fate of the Jedi in this state after both his children go insane.
  • Just a Machine: Averted, he's one of the few Rogue pilots to treat his astromech droid Whistler as a person (even Wedge casually wiped the memory of his droid at one point) and half the crazy piloting stunts he pulls off in the X-Wing books are because he's got Whistler helping him in ways other pilots would never think to use their droids for.
  • Laser Blade: Uses a dual-phased lightsaber, allowing him too switch his blade length between a normal sized 1.3 meter silver blade and a 3 meter purple blade.
  • Master of Illusion: Another one of his natural skills, Corran is very good at Jedi Mind Tricks, which extends to making his target think they see things that aren't there. Also to help Tionne see how she’d look with different hair.
  • Master Swordsman
  • The Mentor: He has trained at least one Jedi, Raltharan, to Knighthood, and helped train Tahiri Veila.
  • Nonuniform Uniform: Rather than the normal brown robes that other Jedi wear, Corran wears green ones in keeping with the Corellian Jedi tradition.
    • Also true in his Rogue Squadron days. While most of the unit was painted in Rogue Squadron red, his fighter was CorSec green. This is because he never officially signed over his fighter to the New Republic.
  • Papa Wolf
  • Pint-Sized Powerhouse: Corran is only 5'4". Pilots tend to be short to fit better into the cockpit.
  • Selective Squeamishness Suppression: In I, Jedi, Corran is able to look at a man who had been burned to death and calmly point out what's strange about the body, while Luke winces and the other Jedi-in-training are starkly horrified. Corran later is extremely shaken up when he's hit by the "disturbance in the Force" caused by Kyp destroying Carida, even running outside and throwing up. Given that said disturbance in the force was caused by the destruction of a planet, and that said disturbance caused Corran to witness the horrifying deaths of the people there pretty much firsthand, it's actually understandable.
  • Super Cop
  • Zero-Approval Gambit: Does this after the Battle of Ithor, taking the blame for the planets destruction in order to spare the Jedi Order any more damage in public opinion.

Kenth Hamner


A former member of the New Republic military, Kenth served as the liaison between the military and Jedi Order during the Yuuzhan Vong Invasion, and became a key member of the Jedi Council after it was reformed. Kenth was appointed acting Grand Master after Luke's exile, but faced serious opposition to his policies from the rest of the Jedi Council. He was eventually removed from his post after opposing the launch of a wing of Stealth-X's to support Luke against the Lost Tribe of Sith, fearing that current Galactic Alliance Chief of State Natasi Daala would view it as a prelude to an attack on her. He was killed in a duel with Saba Sebatyne attempting to stop the launch.

Saba Sebatyne


A Barabel Jedi Master who was trained outside of the Order by Master Eelysa. She served with distinction during the Yuuzhan Vong War, and trained Leia following the Swarm War. She continued to serve as a major voice on the Jedi Council, often favoring more aggressive solutions to problems, which led her into direct conflict with acting Grand Master Kenth Hamner following Luke's exile by Chief of State Natasi Daala.



Former Mon Calamari abassador turned Jedi, Cilghal is the head Jedi Healer of the New Jedi Order. She is also the Orders foremost expert on biology and often functions as a voice of reason and calmness on the Jedi Council.
  • Action Girl: Before Backlash, we had never seen Cilghal in a fight. When she's confronted by Jedi Knight Sothias Saar, who had just succumbed to Force Psychosis, she defeats him in about five seconds. Chief of State Daala is surprised when she sees the footage, but realizes that Cilghal is a Jedi Master for a reason.
  • Beware the Nice Ones
  • Deadpan Snarker: She has her moments, espically when dealing with a rude security officer:
    Harfard: "Now get out of my way, fish-head."
    Cilghal: "Two things. First, my name is not Fish-Head. It is Master Cilghal. Second, I am not in your way. That is a logistical impossibility. I am less than a meter wide. The entryway where we stand and the doorway behind me are several meters wide. I now leave it as an exercise of your alleged intelligence to find a way into the Temple. If you do a very good job, perhaps we will name the test after you."
  • Fish People
  • Healing Hands
  • Laser Blade: Uses a silver bladed lightsaber.
  • The Medic
  • The Mentor: To Tekli.
  • Omnidisciplinary Scientist: In addition to her medical knowledge, Cilghal is an expert in several biological and technological fields. This made her very useful during the Yuuzhan Vong War, as she studied every captured Yuuzhan Vong biot to find a weakness to exploit.
  • Only One Name
  • The Smart Guy

Kam Solusar


A former Dark Jedi who served Palpatine, he was redeemed by Luke and became the first recruit into the reformed Jedi Order. He met and married Tionne, a fellow Jedi, and together they run the Jedi Academy.

Tionne Solusar


The foremost scholar of the Jedi Order, and co-head of the Jedi Academy with her husband Kam. While not that powerful in the Force, she makes up for it in her dedication to her research and training of the academy students. Tionne is also noted for musical ability, and she often writes ballads about Jedi heroes and history.

Octa Ramis


A human Jedi Master from Chandrila, she served with distinction during the Yuuzhan Vong War, during which she favored aggressive tactics. Octa became a Jedi Master after the war, and began training Seha Dorvald after the Second Galactic Civil War.
  • Ace Pilot
  • Action Girl
  • Big Sister Mentor: To Seha Dorvald.
  • Character Development: When first introduced, Octa is one of Kyp's biggest supporters in the Order for advocacy of Jedi being more aggressive in pursuing justice and in taking the fight to the Yuuzhan Vong. She eventually comes to realize that he's wrong, and calms down considerably.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: A minor case: Octa has a had a tendency to go unmentioned or unseen for long periods. She only appeared once in Legacy of the Force despite being a member of the Council. Fate of the Jedi stopped this trend, although she is strangely absent from Abyss.
  • The Lancer: To Kyp Durron during the Yuuzhan Vong War, until his orders during the Battle of Coruscant resulted in them being the only two survivors of his squadron and she realized how dangerous a path his philosophy was leading the Jedi on.
  • The Slicer: She's pretty good at slicing into computer systems, most notably when she helped her friend and fellow Jedi Daeshara'cor search for information on superweapons to use against the Yuuzhan Vong.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: With Miko Reglia, who was the first Jedi casualty of the Yuuzhan Vong War.
  • Student and Master Team: With Seha Dorvald.

Tresina Lobi


A Chev Jedi Master who served on the Advisory Council during the Yuuzhan Vong War. Killed fighting Lumiya and Alema Rar after discovering the plot to turn Jacen Solo and Ben Skywalker to the Dark Side.
  • Action Girl: She fought a duel against Lumiya (a Sith Lord) and Alema Rar (a very powerful Dark Jedi) at the same time and nearly won.
  • Human Alien
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Lightning Bruiser: As a Chev, Lobi was much larger than an average human and had powerfull thickly built limbs, but as shown in her duel with Alema and Lumiya she could move extremely quickly and a simple kick from her could send opponents flying.
  • Mauve Shirt
  • The Mentor: To Thrynni Vae, who was killed by the Peace Brigade during the Yuuzhan Vong War.
  • Minor Major Character: She was the least developed of any of the Jedi Council members, which is likely why she got killed off in Legacy of the Force.
  • Off with Her Head!


A female Yuzzem, Barratk'l joins the Jedi Council in 44 ABY.
  • Action Girl
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Has one across her throat. She had her vocal cords thinned while the wound was healing so other species could understand her better.

     Jedi Masters 



A female human, Eelysa was born on Coruscant after the death of Emperor Palpatine. She became one of Luke's earliest students, and ascended to the rank of Jedi Master at a very young age, often going on long term undercover missions for the Order. During that time, she found and trained several Jedi, including saba Sebatyne. During the Yuuzhan Vong War, she became one of the first Jedi victims of the voxyn.


Kirana Ti

A female Dathomirian human, Kirana Ti was a member of the Singing Mountain Clan and one of Luke's original twelve students.

Lar Le'ung

A male Pau'an, Lar Le'ung was one of several Jedi who were uncomfortable with the Order taking aggressive action during the Yuuzhan Vong War. Despite this, he participated in the evacuation of Rychel, where he was killed at the hands of Commander Tsalok.

Markre Medjev

A male human, Markre was a Jedi scholar during the Yuuzhan Vong War. By 44 ABY, he had become the Master of the Archives for the Jedi Temple.
  • Ace Pilot: Participated in the defense of Zonama Sekot after bonding with seed-partners and having a living ship made for him.
  • Badass Bookworm


One of Luke's twelve original students, Streen was an elderly gas miner on Bespin who sought isolation due to his inability to stop reading other peoples minds. He became one of the first Masters of the newly reformed Jedi Order.

     Jedi Knights 

Anakin Solo


Youngest child of Han and Leia, Anakin was viewed as the most powerful Knight in the New Jedi Order, and Luke considered him his most likely successor. He was a confident and cocky Jedi, but had the skills to survive in nearly any situation. He was killed halfway through the war against the Yuuzhan Vong while leading a strike team to destroy the Voxyn Queen.
  • A Day in the Limelight: The Edge of Victory duology.
  • Ascend to a Higher Plane of Existence
  • Badass: He kills more Yuuzhan Vong than any other Jedi during the first two years of the war.
  • Brother-Sister Team
  • The Chosen One: Subverted: everyone In-Universe and the readers thought he had a special destiny, but in the end, he was just a powerful Jedi who died saving others.
  • Chick Magnet: Near the end of his life, he had several women that were interested in him. He was only ever aware of Tahiri's interest and was confused why she seemed to dislike all the other female Jedi around their age.
  • Chronic Hero Syndrome
  • Code Name: His callsign in a fighter is "Little Brother".
  • Dead Guy Junior: Leia named him after her father hoping to redeem the name, but she later regretted it because she thought it placed a burden on Anakin to live up to that hope.
  • Heroic RROD
  • Heroic Sacrifice
  • Icy Blue Eyes
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Laser Blade: Used a purple bladed lightsaber, which he rebuilt with a lambent crystal while on Yavin 4 as a Yuuzhan Vong captive, which enabled him to sense the Yuuzhan Vong. It was taken by the Yuuzhan Vong as a trophy after his death, with Supreme Overlord Shimmra trying to use it against Luke during their duel in The Unifying Force. It was recovered after the battle and placed inside a tree in Chewbacca's home village on Kashyyyk, to be withdrawn by someone worthy when it was needed.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: With Tahiri.
  • The Stoic: Before the New Jedi Order.
  • Technopath: As a child, his talents with the Force were for intuitively understanding machinery.
  • Teen Genius
  • Useless Spleen: Averted: the initial wound he sustains on the Myrkr mission that ends up killing him is to his spleen.

Bazel Warv

A Ramoan Jedi Knight who is best friends with the Horn siblings and Bothan Jedi Knight Yaqeel Saav'etu. He often serves as a guardian for Allana Solo until he is killed during the retaking of the Jedi Temple from the Lost Tribe.

Ben Skywalker


The only child of Luke and Mara. Formerly apprenticed to his cousin Jacen Solo, until he discovered that he had turned to the Dark Side. He finished his training under his father, and became the youngest Jedi Knight in the Order at fourteen years of age. After the Lost Tribe of the Sith emerged, Ben fell for Vestera Khai, a Sith apprentice, and sought to bring her to the light side of the Force, but failed.



A female Twi'lek, Daeshara'cor was raised by her mother, traveling the galaxy and learning tricks from fringe elements in dozens of spaceports. She was eventually discovered by Luke Skywalker, who brought her to the Jedi Academy on Yavin 4. After becoming a Jedi Knight, Daeshara'cor rescued two Force sensitive Twi'lek sisters, Numa and Alema Rar, from Ryloth. During the Yuuzhan Vong invasion, she briefly fell to the Dark Side when she learned of the Yuuzhan Vong's enslavement of captives, and she attempted to find and use a superweapon to destroy them. She perished during the Battle of Ithor.

Daye Azur-Jamin

A human from Druckenwell, Daye served the Rebel Alliance after an Imperial Moff betrayed him and the weapons manufacturing plant he worked for, suffering grievous injuries that resulted in a cybernetic left eye, arm, and leg. Daye joined the reformed Jedi Order and married his lover, Tinian I'att, after the war against the Empire ended. He was briefly turned to the Dark Side by a mysterious Force-sensitive Yuuzhan Vong woman during the Yuuzhan Vong War, but he was redeemed by a group of Jedi and Galactic Alliance agents.

Doran Sarkin-Tainer

A male human, Doran is the son of Wraith Squadron members Kell Tainer and Tyria Sarkin.
  • The Apprentice: Was trained by his mother, Tyria.
  • The Big Guy: Both in function and size: he's described as being the size of a dwarf Wookiee.

Eryl Besa


A human female Jedi Knight, Eryl grew up traveling the space lanes with her father, learning how to tell where in the galaxy she was with the Force. During the Yuuzhan Vong War, she joined the Jedi strike team that traveled to Myrkr. She was killed during the mission when a razor bug sliced her face in half.

Finn Galfridian

A human male, Finn was the prince of Artorias when it came under attack by the Yuuzhan Vong in 25 ABY. He was rescued by Master Luke Skywalker, who discovered his Force sensitivity and recruited him into the Jedi Order.

Ganner Rhysode

"He was born to be a legend."
"Before I got this scratch, it was easy to believe in my own invincibility. I was arrogant enough to think of myself as perfect. That's a trap Kyp, Wurth, Octa, and others in his cabal are falling into. They think that because they've not been hurt, they can't be hurt. That's not an illusion I harbor anymore."

An arrogant young Jedi Knight who was part of Kyp Durron's aggressive faction very early in the Yuuzhan Vong war. His own failures and battles against the Vong humbled him, and he turned away from Durron and began supporting Luke's faction. After the Mission to Myrkr, he began investigating rumors that Jacen Solo was alive. He found him seemingly serving the Yuuzhan Vong and was captured, but discovered it was a trick so Jacen could convince the World Brain of the Vong shaped Coruscant to switch sides. Ganner held off the Yuuzhan Vong long enough for Jacen to do so and escape, in a Heroic Sacrifice that is regarded as one of the greatest moments in the Star Wars Expanded Universe.
  • Badass: See his Dying Moment of Awesome.
  • Badass Boast: One that has yet to be equaled in the EU:
    Nom Anor: There are thousands of warriors out here. You are only one man!
    Ganner: I am only one Jedi.
    Nom Anor: You're Insane!
    Ganner: No. I am Ganner. This threshold is mine. I claim it for my own. Bring on your thousands, one at a time or all in a rush. I don't give a damn. None shall pass.
  • Becoming the Mask: For most of his life, Ganner was a conflicted Glory Seeker, trying to fight his own "glory sickness" and being fearful of not living up to what he thinks he is supposed to be — a hero. It is not until the events of Traitor that he finally learns his lesson, with Jacen's help, and makes his choice: he accepts his role as a sidekick, buying time for what Jacen has to do. His You Shall Not Pass Dying Moment of Awesome is the direct result, earning his title of hero among the everyone in the galaxy, including the Yuuzhan Vong.
  • Character Development: Goes from an arrogant glory seeker to a humble Jedi who sacrificed his life to save someone he didn't even like because he knew Jacen's survival would restore hope to the New Republic.
  • Danger Sense: Averted, unlike most Jedi. According to Jacen, Ganner has the Danger Sense of a mynock and he walks into several traps during the series.
  • Dissonant Laughter: During his Heroic Sacrifice.
  • Do Not Go Gentle
  • Dying Moment of Awesome: Regarded so by everyone in universe: the Yuuzhan Vong eventually elevate him to their pantheon of gods as the gatekeeper of the dead due to it, and the Jedi regard him as one of their greatest heroes.
  • Glory Seeker: He got over it following his failure on Garqi against one Yuuzhan Vong warrior. He still struggled with the urge to try be a hero, but kept it in check for the most part.
  • Good Scars, Evil Scars: Received a nasty one on the left side of his face when fighting a Yuuzhan Vong for the first time. He kept it to remind himself what his arrogance could cost him.
  • Heroic Sacrifice
  • Heroic Wannabe: He struggled to resist this, but before his Heroic Sacrifice, he realized that his need to play the hero could be one of his greatest strengths, and used it against the Yuuzhan Vong by tempting them into coming at him one at a time in honorable combat.
  • Laser Blade: Used a yellow bladed lightsaber, which was destroyed by the Yuuzhan Vong when he was captured. During his Last Stand, he used Anakin's lightsaber, which Vergere had managed to get to Jacen, who passed it onto Ganner.
  • Last Stand
  • Mind over Matter: He was an expert in using telekinesis.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Before he gets a reality check during his first duel with a Yuuzhan Vong.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: After ridding himself of his arrogance.
  • You Shall Not Pass: "I am Ganner. This threshold is mine. I claim it for my own. Bring on your thousands, one at a time or all in a rush. I don't give a damn. None shall pass."

Izal Waz

A male Arcona, Izal was originally the apprentice of Kenth Hamner, but fell prey to his species easy addiction to salt dropping out of the Order. He was eventually found by Master Eelysa, who helped him learn to live with his addiction and continue his training as a Jedi.

Jaden Korr

"There be dragons..."

The main character of Jedi Academy, a youth full of talent from Coruscant who managed to build a lightsaber by himself. He's sent to Luke's Jedi Academy on Yavin 4 in order to learn the ways of the Force. The player could choose different races and genders for Jaden, but officially, he's a male human with a purple (later green) standard lightsaber. Jaden has since starred in two EU novels, Crosscurrent and Riptide, set nearly 30 years after the game.
  • The Atoner: Following his actions during the Battle of Centerpoint, in which he ordered a deck be spaced to quickly clear his strike team a path even though there were civilians inside. He takes a leave of absence from the Jedi Order to sort everything out.
  • Back from the Dead: He gets killed by a One Sith agent at the end of Riptide, but his mind is taken in a Ratakan mind spear. Marr uses the mind spear to transfer Jaden's conscience into a clone of Jaden made by the One Sith that was to be used to infiltrate the Jedi Order. Marr does not tell him what happened, but Jaden can sense something is wrong with him once he wakes up and notices that several scars are missing.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: In the game, the player can choose to use Dark Side powers, but still play a Lightsided character. In the novels, Force Lightning comes to him unbidden when he gets angry or scared, much to his concern.
  • Classical Anti-Hero: Assailed by self-doubt and uncertainty, Jaden in Crosscurrent.
  • Cloning Blues: Twice over, even - in addition to the above under Back From The Dead, he started out as a clone created by Grand Admiral Thrawn. Who he was cloned from and for what purpose aren't explained.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Dual Wielding: Averted: he has two lightsabers, but never uses them together.
  • Fingore: He loses three fingers in a lightsaber duel during Crosscurrent.
  • Gray Eyes: Represents the ideas above people part of this trope, although he later rejects that after his actions led to the deaths of civilians during the attack on Centerpoint Station.
  • Laser Blade: He uses three different lightsabers: the first was a purple bladed one that he built in a dream-like state as a teenager on Coruscant and later gave to Marr. The second was a green bladed lightsaber he built to replace the purple one after losing it on Vjun, although he later recovered it. The third was the blade of a insane clone known as Alpha, who destroyed Jaden's second lightsaber. Jaden took the clone's unstable red bladed lightsaber and cleansed the crystal, turning the blade yellow.
  • Parental Abandonment: Both his parents were killed in a speeder accident when he was a child, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Orn, who died when the Yuuzhan Vong invaded Coruscant.
  • The Protagonist: Of Crosscurrent and Riptide.
  • Sword and Gun: He uses both lightsabers and blasters in combat.
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: Both Kheydan and Marr note he has one soon after they meet him in Crosscurrent, due to the trauma of his actions during the assault on Centerpoint Station.

Jovan Drark

A male Rodian, Drark joined the Jedi strike team to Myrkr during the Yuuzhan Vong War, serving as the team's sniper. He was killed when a Yuuzhan Vong warrior sliced his chest open with an amphistaff.
  • Cold Sniper
  • Mauve Shirt
  • Mind over Matter: Jovan was particularly skilled with using Force waves to clear paths, which came in handy in the biot rich environment the Myrkr strike team encountered.
  • The Quiet One: The rest of the team notes that he's very quiet, and he only says a few words during his page time.

Jysella Horn

The second child of Corran and Mirax Horn. In 43 ABY, she was one of several Jedi who fell under the mental control of Abeloth, but was eventually freed.

Kani Asari

A female human, Kani became acting Grand Master Kenth Hamner's apprentice shortly after he took office. She was murdered after she volunteered to try and negotiate with the Mandalorians laying siege to the Jedi Temple.

Keyan Farlander

The player character of X-Wing. A male human, Keyan was a fighter pilot in the Rebellion during the Galactic Civil War. He eventually became a Jedi Knight, but continued to serve as a fleet commander in the New Republic navy.

Kolir Hu'lya

A female Bothan, Kolir participated in several missions during the Second Galactic Civil War, usually alongside fellow Jedi Knight Thann Mithric.



The nephew of Chewbacca, Lowbacca was discovered to be Force sensitive and sent to train at Luke Skywalker's Jedi Acadamy on Yavin 4, where he quickly became friends with the Solo children. Since then, he has proven to be one of the Jedi Order's best pilots and mechanics, serving on the frontlines of every galactic conflict alongside his friends.


A female Anx, Madurrin was one of Luke's original twelve students. She is extremely skilled with Battle Meditation, and served in the New Republic and Galactic Alliance fleets during the Yuuzhan Vong War to utilize her talents.

Marr Idi-Shael

"Life does not follow a predictable path. There is no way to capture the infinite variables involved."

A Cerean math savant, which is linked to his Force sensitivity. He is a salvager who works with Kheydan Faal and is hired by Jaden Korr to help investigate a mysterious signal in Crosscurrent. He becomes Jaden's apprentice at the end of the novel, and their story is continued in Riptide.

Miko Reglia

Natua Wan

A female Falleen, Natua was one of several Jedi afflicted by a madness created by the Dark Side Force being Abeloth. After recovering, she assisted Grand Master Luke Skywalker in researching ancient Sith worlds to find some trace of where Abeloth or her Lost Tribe of Sith allies might be hiding. She died on Upekzar at the hands of Vestera Khai, who wounded her to save Ben Skywalker from Rhak-skuri, which attacked and killed Natua when she became an easier target.

Nelani Dinn

A Human Jedi Knight from Lorrd, where she was stationed in 40 ABY. Having been trained in lightsaber dueling by Jacen Solo, she developed a crush on him and was eager to assist him and his apprentice Ben Skywalker when they arrived on Lorrd to investigate a mysterious artifact. Their investigation led to the Sith Lady Lumiya, who turned Jacen to the Dark Side of the Force, causing him to strike Nelani down.

Raynar Thul


A human Jedi Knight descended from a family of Alderaanian merchants who attended the Jedi Acadamy alongside the Solo children. During the Yuuzhan Vong War, Raynar ended up stranded in Killik space after two Sith hijacked his ship on a mission, becoming Unu Thul, the head of the Killik hive mind. The Sith manipulated him into starting a war of expansion and drawing his Jedi friends into the war, but he was eventually captured and redeemed by Grand Master Luke Skywalker, rejoining the Jedi Order during the fight against Abeloth and the Lost Tribe of Sith.

Seha Dorvald


A orphan who lived in Coruscant's Vongformed lower levels until Jacen Solo discovered her Force sensitivity and helped her enter the Jedi Order. In thanks, she supplied him information about things that happened in the Jedi Temple and carried out several tasks for him. When he fell to the Dark Side, Seha ceased assisting him and played a part in trying to bring about his downfall. After the war, she became the apprentice of Council Master Octa Ramis, and became a full Jedi Knight while participating in operations against the Lost Tribe of Sith.

Sothais Saar

A Chev Jedi Knight who champions anti-slavery activity. He was one of several Jedi Knights who suffered from the Force Psychosis inflicted by Abeloth.

Tahiri Veila

"I know something about pain you don't. Pain drowns other people. I just swim in it."

The descendant of a Jedi Knight from the Old Order, Tahiri was born to two Force sensitive moisture farmers on Tatooine who were killed when she was three during a misunderstanding by a group of Tusken Raiders who thought they were attacking the leader of their tribe, Silven, who was actually friends with the couple. Tahiri was raised by Silven as a Tusken until Luke and Tionne discovered her on a trip to Tatooine and received permission to take her to become a Jedi. She befriended Anakin Solo at the Jedi Academy, and the two eventually fell in love. However, their happiness was cut short as Tahiri was physically and psychologically scarred by torture at the hands of Yuuzhan Vong Shapers and Anakin died on the mission to destroy the Voxyn Queen. Tahiri ended up broken by these events, never able to fully recover from her mental torture and the loss of Anakin, leading to a brief stint as the Sith apprentice of Darth Caedus before being redeemed by Ben Skywalker.

Tam Azur-Jamin

A human from Duro, Tam is the son of Daye and Tinian Azur-Jamin.



A Chadra-Fan Jedi Knight who served as Cilghal's apprentice. During the Yuuzhan Vong War, Tekli was a member of the Myrkr strike team, and helped in the search for Zonama Sekot. Afterwards she has primarily assisted Cilghal in running the Jedi Temple's medical facilities or providing medical support on missions.

Tesar Sebatyne

A Barabel Jedi Knight, Tesar is the son of Saba and the hatchmate of Bela and Krasov. In Fate of the Jedi, he became the leader of a pack of Barabels who started a nest under the Jedi Temple.

Thann Mithric

"I am an ethical Jedi. I only twist people's minds in the line of duty."

A male Falleen, Thann participated in several Jedi missions during the Second Galactic Civil War, often working alongside Bothan Jedi Knight Kolir Hu'lya. He was killed dueling Darth Caedus.

Tyria Sarkin

See the X-Wing Series character page.

Ulaha Kore


A female Bith, Ulaha was a gifted musician and strategist. She was a member of the Myrkr strike team, but was the first one to die after suffering a wound during the teams initial capture.
  • Action Girl
  • Determinator: Even injured and facing repeated bouts of torture, Ulaha never broke and in fact killed the Voxyn being used to torture her after Anakin ordered her to admit that a hidden Jedi base existed.
  • Elegant Classical Musician
  • Good with Numbers: So good that she can determine the chances of success for a battle plan almost perfectly while taking into account multiple variables.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Having already been injured, Ulaha realized that she would just slow the strike team down and offered to pilot their captured Yuuzhan Vong ship away so the rest of the team could sneak onto the Yuuzhan Vong worldship. She nearly escaped, but several enemy ships caught up with her, so she blew up her vessel rather then get taken captive again.
  • Sacrificial Lion: Her death established that no member of the Myrkr strike team was safe.
  • The Smart Girl
  • The Strategist: Her gift with numbers and tactics made her one of the Jedi Order's best strategists during the early stages of the Yuuzhan Vong War.
  • Taking You with Me: Took out several Yuuzhan Vong vessels with her sacrifice.

Valin Horn

The eldest child of Corran and Mirax Horn. In 43 ABY, he was one of several Jedi who fell under the mental control of Abeloth, but was eventually freed.


A male Brubb, Wonetun was trained by Saba Sebatyne and joined her Wild Knights squadron during the Yuuzhan Vong War.
  • Ace Pilot
  • Flies Like Crazy: He flies a blastboat like it’s a starfighter and sets its inertia compensator to 92%. This makes Danni Quee have to close her eyes during some maneuvers to keep them in their sockets.
  • Only One Name

Wurth Skidder


A male human, Wurth was one of several Jedi to be a part of Kyp Durron's radical faction during the Yuuzhan Vong War. He died in Yuuzhan Vong captivity after deliberately being taken captive to try and disrupt Yuuzhan Vong slave operations.
  • A Day in the Limelight: In Agents of Chaos II: Hero's Trial.
  • Big Ego, Hidden Depths: Gets broken down and shows his Hidden Depths in Hero's Trial, but unfortunately he doesn't survive to learn from his experiences.
  • Laser Blade: Used a red bladed lightsaber.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: He had a tendency to act without thinking, charging into situations without looking at what could result from them. In Vector Prime, this involved him shooting down fighters and causing a major diplomatic incident that set back negotiations between two planets, and this same impulsiveness led to his death aboard a Yuuzhan Vong slave ship.
  • Pride
  • Smug Super

Yaqeel Saav'etu

A female Bothan, Yaqeel is best friends with the Horn siblings and Ramoan Jedi Knight Bazel Warv, and one of several victims of Abeloth's mind control.
  • Action Girl
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: By Abeloth from Abyss until Allies.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: During the retaking of Coruscant from the Lost Tribe, Yaqeel spotted a man with a dark Force aura watching a battle between Jedi and Sith in a plaza. When she tried to take him into custody, he effortsly disarmed her and told her "not yet". Considering the heavy implication that the man was Darth Krayt, Yaqeel was lucky to survive.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: With Bazel.
  • Laser Blade: Uses an amber bladed lightsaber.


A blue-skinned Jedi, Yuledan was captured by the Yuuzhan Vong early in their invasion of the galaxy and experimented on by the Master Shaper Ngame.



A orphan who befriended the Solo children on Coruscant, he was kidnapped by the Shadow Acadamy and trained to be a Dark Jedi. He eventually turned to the Lightside and briefly became a bounty hunter before joining the Jedi Order, and entered into a Love Triangle for Jaina's affections with Jagged Fel, which he eventually lost. He is now engaged to one of Tenal Ka's cousins, Taryn Zel, and continues to serve the Jedi Order as one of its most capable Jedi Knights.

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Mirax Terrik Horn


Corran Horn's wife, and a (former) smuggler who specialized in antiques.

Danni Quee

Khedryn Faal

Khedryn, a Human, was born aboard the remains of the Outbound Flight, and he became a smuggler and salvager after the survivors were discovered and rescued. He operated on the planet Fhost along the borders of the Unknown Regions with his partner Marr Idi-Shael, where they encountered Jedi Knight Jaden Korr and helped him on his mission to investigate a strange distress signal.

Dyon Stadd

A human male, Dyon is a failed Jedi apprentice with a weak connection to the Force. He became a guide on Dathmori, and assisted Grand Master Luke Skywalke and his son Ben when they arrived on the planet chasing Sith Apprentice Vastari Khai. He fell prey to the Force madness spread by Abeloth, who took over his body, forcing Luke to kill him.

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