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An anti-Imperial insurgency movement that arose in the Anoat sector after the Battle of Endor and the death of Emperor Palpatine. It included a loose collection of civilians, criminals, and exiled aristocrats most of whom were not formal members of the Alliance to Restore the Republic.
- Army of Thieves and Whores: The Uprising includes several smugglers, bounty hunters, and assassins.
Homeworld: Burnin Konn
A Force-sensitive thief and smuggler from Burnin Konn, a young human and their older sister, Riley, were orphaned when their father died in the mines. Working in the criminal underworld to get by, they and Riley built up a reputation. During the Iron Blockade, the sibling duo became indebted to the gangster "Happy" Dapp, leading to the siblings joining the Ivax Syndicate and becoming involved in a struggle known as the Uprising to end the Iron Blockade of the Anoat Sector.
- Cutting Off the Branches: As Riley is depicted in promotional art as human, presumably, the Smuggler is as well.
- Disappeared Dad: Because he's dead.
- Everyone Has Standards: Initially, they're only interested in money, but they'd rather honor deals they've already made than break them in favor of better deals. They're also willing to take up responsibility for their actions.
- Gender-Neutral Writing: There's no indication on the Smuggler's canon gender, but it is irrelevant to the plot and gameplay anyway.
- Missing Mom: No word on what happened to their mom.
- No Name Given: Since "the Smuggler" is the player character, they'll have almost whatever name and gender you want.
- Player Character: For Uprising.
Homeworld: Burnin Konn
A young thief and smuggler from Burnin Konn, Riley and her sibling were orphaned when their father died in the mines. Working in the criminal underworld to get by, she and her sibling built up a reputation until the Cadevon brothers broke her leg over a disagreement, forcing Riley out of the field. During the Iron Blockade, they become indebted to the gangster "Happy" Dapp, leading to her eventually joining the Ivax Syndicate and becoming involved in a struggle known as the Uprising to end the Iron Blockade of the Anoat Sector.
- Cool Big Sis: To the Smuggler, who she helped raise and care for after their father died.
- Disappeared Dad: Because he's dead.
- Knife Nut: Dapp notices her staring at him while stroking a knife, which creeps him out and causes him to add a bit back onto the debt she and her sibling owe him.
- Missing Mom: No word on what happened to her mom.
- Mission Control: Due to her left leg being crushed and lacking the parts she needs to fix her cybernetic brace, she is forced to serve as this for her sibling.
- The Mole: Sells out the Noble Court and the Kouhun to Governor Adelhard so that she and her sibling will be removed from Commander Bragh's purge list. Her sibling is infuriated, and cuts ties with her so they can rescue Her Majesty and their other allies captured by the Empire.
- No Name Given: Her last name is determinate on what the player decided the Smuggler's name should be.
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Trades favors with the Ivax Syndicate so she and her sibling can wipe out people from their past targeting them, culminating with the Cadevon brothers.
- Sibling Team: Used to work in the field with her sibling until her leg injury, after which she would guide them through missions over comms.
- Skewed Priorities: When Cloud City is on the verge of falling due to sabotage, Riley still tries to talk with Voras about how to strike a deal with Commander Bragh.
- The Starscream: She intends to betray Dapp so she and her sibling can take over his operations.
Voras the Hutt
The leader of the Ivax Syndicate, Voras is one of the few Hutts remaining in the Anoat Sector after they abandoned the world of Mataou. Operating out of the Paradise Atrium on Cloud City, Voras controls Bespin's black market and has his hands in many hidden operations and businesses. During the Iron Blockade, he allies the Ivax Syndicate with several other organizations in the Anoat Sector to end the Empire's grip on the region.
- Benevolent Boss: Rewards his loyal employees quite well. After Riley and her sibling do a few missions for them, Voras notes he is considering giving them control of Burnin Konn's criminal underworld.
- The Don: He is the head of the Ivax Syndicate, the largest criminal organization in the Anoat Sector.
- Distinguishing Mark: Has three large scars on his body that indicate he got into a nasty incident with some sort of animal.
- Enemy Mine: Participated in the Uprising against Governor Adelhard, reluctantly allying himself with the Rebel Alliance, the Noble Court, and several rival criminal groups.
Whispered of but rarely seen in public, Deathstick rose up from a street level criminal to become the most legendary assassin in the Anoat Sector. Twitchy and prone to sadistic flights of fancy, few people seek out an audience with her. She is the daughter of Shelish, a Dathomirian Nightsister.
- Ambiguously Human: As Shelish is her mother, she is at least part-Dathomirian. However, with the identity of her father unknown, her complete heritage is unclear.
- Bandage Babe: See Bandaged Face for more details.
- Bandaged Face: Black bandages block out everything about her face except for the eyes. This is the result of an altercation with Imperial forces that cost her most of her face.
- Dark Action Girl: Being a professional assassin with a sadistic streak she fits most criteria, but considering she is fighting against the Empire she is technically on the good guys' side.
- In the Hood: Wears a red and black one.
- Knife Nut: She has about six vibro-knives, a couple of which could be classified as short swords, clamped to to her belt.
- Professional Killer: And one so good at her job she is considered a Living Legend.
The leader of the Anoat Sector's hidden Noble Court during the Iron Blockade.
- Big Good: As the leader of the Nobles, she is the de-facto head of the Uprising against Governor Adelhard's Iron Blockade.
- Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": Only known by her title.
- Human Alien: Nothoiins look human but have golden skin.
- Lady of War: Leads the Noble Court in war against the Empire.
- No Name Given: She is only known as "Her Majesty", with her actual identity being unknown.
- Purple Is Powerful: Wears a purple dress.
- Royals Who Actually Do Something: Commands a Throneship during the attempt to capture Commander Bragh.
- Token Good Teammate: The leaders of the Uprising include her, Voras the Hutt, Deathstick, and the Anti-Hero smuggler. The other three all have ulterior and personal motives for wanting the Empire gone, while Her Majesty simple wants to free her sector from its tyranny and regrets some of the actions that must be taken to do so.
- The Woman Wearing the Queenly Mask: Often appears cold and distant to hide her sadness at the violence of the Rebellion.
A junk dealer on Burnin Konn, Shortpaw is secretly the leader of the Trade Spine League, a loose association of smugglers in the Anoat Sector. During the Iron Blockade, he entered the League into an alliance with several other groups within the sector to overthrow Governor Adelhard and the Empire.
- Artificial Limbs: His right hand is a mechanical replacement.
- Chekhov's Gunman: Appears at the very start of the game as a junk dealer the player is talking with. Several missions later he is met again and revealed to be the head of the Trade Spine League.
- Only Known by Their Nickname: Presumably his real name isn't Shortpaw, which is likely a reference to his missing hand.
Other Associated Rebel Leaders
Baron Administrator Lando Calrissian
The Ivax Syndicate was a secretive criminal enterprise, led by Voras the Hutt, that originated in the Ivax Nebula, its namesake, and operated within the Anoat sector. Though publicly known to take part in underground gambling, racing, and blood sports, its true power lay in its extensive influence throughout the entire Anoat sector.
A lieutenant in the Ivax Syndicate.
- Affably Evil: He is quite friendly with Riley and the Smuggler, and as thanks for all the work they do for the Ivax Syndicate he provides Riley with the parts she needs to fix her cybernetic leg brace. When the two go on the run from the Empire, Nogba arranges for them to meet Voras and get protection from Commander Bragh.
- Even Evil Has Standards: Sends the Smuggler to take out the Starscorch Robbers, a crew associated with the Ivax Syndicate that killed workers during a warehouse robbery. Quush notes that killing innocents draws a lot of unwanted attention, but also makes it clear the Starscorch crossed a moral line that the Ivax hold to.
- Mission Control: Works as a handler for the Ivax Syndicate. He mentions missing working in the field.Quush: Watching you... ah, I miss piracy. "Bang! Bang! Give me cargo." Now I am only a schemer.
- Number Two: He appears to be Voras' top lieutenant.
- Tempting Fate: After the Smuggler wipes out the last of the Bespin Wing Guard who are supporting the Zenowai Crime Society, Quush says that they are almost victorious and will soon take care of the Smuggler and Riley's problems with Commander Bragh as well. Cloud City then starts to rumble as the last leader of the Zenowai, Mehedo Clynch, begins his plan to destroy the city.
A secret society of assassins, blackmailers, and political manipulators.
A member of the Kouhun.
A member of the Kouhun specializing in sabotage.
A group of primarily non-human nobles who were driven from power by the humanocentric Empire.
- Bling-Bling-BANG!: Wear distinctive gold masks and armor.
- Government in Exile: They were once a legitimate government but lost power to the Empire.
- Green-Skinned Space Babe: They include many species but are primarily Nothoiin, a gold-skinned humanoid species.
- Royals Who Actually Do Something: They're nobles who oppose the oppressive Galactic Empire.
Sir Corto Belrake
A noble loyal to Her Majesty, Belrake recruits a young smuggler to help the Noble Court combat the Empire.
- Badass Normal: Apparently he is quite the skilled combatant and once destroyed a squadron of TIE fighters from the ground.
- Beware the Silly Ones: After first meeting him, the Smuggler notes that Sir Corto comes off rather silly with his aristocratic manners and views on the Noble Court's duties and doubts that he would last a day on Burnin Konn. Riley later informs her sibling about the aforementioned TIE fighter incident, at which point the Smuggler wisely stops considering him silly.
- Blue Blood: He is a member of the Anoat Sector's nobility.
- The Faceless: Always wears his mask, making his face never seen.
- Mission Control: After the Smuggler makes contact with the Noble Court, Sir Corto serves as their handler and sends them on missions.
- Number Two: To Her Majesty.