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* The Cavalry: ''Apailana's Promise'' and her fighters do this during the climax, after having initially had to flee.


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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Several characters, but [[spoiler: Roach, Charmer and Howl]]. stand out.
* FunctionalAddict: Zigzagged, during the flashback to his recruitment, Namir points out another gang member from a warlord faction whose soldiers are trained to fight in a spice-induced haze, and says that she'll be a fierce ally, but warns against trying to make her fight while sober.


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* IOweYouMyLife: Why Maediyu makes such an effort to protect Namir.


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* PunchClockHero: Initially Namir, who simply joined the Rebel Alliance to get off the CrapsackWorld he was struggling to survive on.


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* RedShirt: Beak and Roja, two members of Twilight Company who accompany Namir and Howl to Hoth despite never having been mentioned earlier in the novel, and have minor roles there [[spoiler: before being killed in Vader's attack]].
* SergeantRock: Namir, Gadren and Brand.
* SherlockScan: Namir is good at login these to new recruits and deducing potential assets and problems they'll bring to the company.

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* CombatPragmatist: A recurring theme throughout the book is that, as the Rebel Alliance is vastly outnumbered and poorly equipped compared to the Empire, they rely on underhanded and sometimes ruthless tactics to win.
** Namir remembers one former Twilight soldier who left the company shortly after telling him that the kinds of acts that were expected of them “felt more like murder than war.”
** When their squad is tasked with intercepting and destroying an AT-ST walker during the Coyerti campaign, they make several failed attempts at fighting it. Eventually they lure it into a deep body of water, where it becomes helplessly submerged and its crew likely drowns or suffocates.
** During the raid on the Imperial freighter, Chalis deliberately shoots several holes in an overhead gas pipe, causing the stormtroopers who enter the hallway to start breathing in toxic fumes. This makes them easy targets for her and Namir.

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* GoOutWithASmile: A Rebel soldier on Hoth smiles as she detonates a handheld grenade, taking out herself and the legs of an AT-ST.
* HeroicSacrifice: During the Battle of Hoth, Nasir witnesses a badly injured Rebel soldier whose arm has become trapped in the gears of an AT-ST’s legs. He thinks he [[GoOutWithASmile sees her smile]] as she holds up a grenade and detonates it, [[TakingYouWithMe killing herself and taking the AT-ST with her.]] If the walker hadn’t been destroyed, it’s highly unlikely that Namir or anyone else would have survived the fight.


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* TakingYouWithMe:
** A Rebel soldier on Hoth activates a handheld grenade, taking out herself and an AT-ST that was laying waste to her comrades.
** A Chadra-Fan rebel, when faced with capture by a squad of stormtroopers, opts instead to set off a detonator and take as many of them out with it as it can.


* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:Captain Micah “Howl” Evon, Roach, most of Twilight Company, and even the Thunderstrike.]]

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* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:Captain [[spoiler:Ajax, Captain Micah “Howl” Evon, Charmer, Roach, most of Twilight Company, and even the Thunderstrike.]]

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* AnyoneCanDie: [[spoiler:Captain Micah “Howl” Evon, Roach, most of Twilight Company, and even the Thunderstrike.]]

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* AttackAttackRetreatRetreat: The Mid Rim Offensive is this in the beginning of the book. Framed as the Rebellion taking advantage of the Empire being in disarray after the Death Star blows up, they take a significant portion of the Mid Rim before the Empire regroups and starts pushing them back. The narration says that orders went from advancing, to holding position, to retreating.


* TheBigGuy: Gadren, again, as a Besalisk (Dex's species from ''Episode II'').

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* TheBigGuy: Gadren, again, as a Besalisk (Dex's (the same species as Dex from ''Episode II'').II'', and Pong Krell from ‘’The Clone Wars’’).


* MeltingPot: Corellia is implied to be cosmpolitan enough that a Besalisk immigrant like Gadren can proudly call himself "Corellian," despite the descriptor used almost exclusively for humans.

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* MeltingPot: Corellia is implied to be cosmpolitan enough that a Besalisk immigrant like Gadren can proudly call himself "Corellian," despite the descriptor used almost exclusively for humans.


'''''Battlefront: Twilight Company''''' is a novel set in the ''Franchise/StarWars'' [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse expanded universe]]. Written by Alexander Freed and released on November 3, 2015, the novel ties into the videogame ''[[Videogame/StarWarsBattlefront2015 Star Wars: Battlefront]]''.

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'''''Battlefront: ''Battlefront: Twilight Company''''' Company'' is a novel set in the ''Franchise/StarWars'' [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse expanded universe]]. Written by Alexander Freed and released on November 3, 2015, the novel ties into the videogame ''[[Videogame/StarWarsBattlefront2015 Star Wars: Battlefront]]''.

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* ContinuityNod:
** Twilight Company rendezvous on Ankhural, which is said to be home to [[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars Umbaran spies and remnants of Death Watch]].
** One of their vessels is named ''Apailana's Promise'', after the Queen of Naboo who served during the last days of [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith the Clone Wars]].


* MauveShirt: Their are quite a few secondary members of Twilight Company who get a bit of focus. Some live and some die, including [[spoiler:Sairgon, Ajax, and Maediyu]].

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* MauveShirt: Their There are quite a few secondary members of Twilight Company who get a bit of focus. Some live and some die, including [[spoiler:Sairgon, Ajax, and Maediyu]].


* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: More than a couple dozen members of Twilight Company are named and given some personality. Add in several recurring non-Twilight Company rebels and two Imperial POVs with their own casts and there are a lot of characters to keep track of.
* MauveShirt: Their are quite a few secondary members of Twilight Company who get a bit of focus. Some live and some die, including [[spoiler:Sairgon, Ajax, and Maediyu]].



* WomanScorned: Namir start to think that the Kuat mission is in truth a complicated revenge scheme by Chalis.

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* WomanScorned: Namir start to think that the Kuat mission is in truth a complicated revenge scheme by Chalis.Chalis to get back at the Empire for never appreciating her hard work enough and for sending Verge to kill her instead of someone more important.


* MysteriousPast: Captain Micha "Howl" Evon. The only person in the company who knows his history is Lieutenant Saigon, and he refuses to talk about it. The rest of the company often speculate about what Howl did before he became a rebel.

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* MoodWhiplash: This book is radically different in tone to the vast majority of other stories in the ''Star Wars'' universe.
* MysteriousPast: Captain Micha "Howl" Evon. The only person in the company who knows his history is Lieutenant Saigon, Sairgon, and he refuses to talk about it. The rest of the company often speculate about what Howl did before he became a rebel.

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