Darths & Droids


Cast - VII. The Forced-Away Kin

Player Characters

Finn Finn played by Annie.

Finn is an armoured trooper working for the First Order, an authoritarian group risen from the ashes of the old Galactic Empire.

Annie originally joined the gaming group to improve her stage acting skills and became interested in its free-form approach to playing characters. She is dedicated to playing her character as a real, complex person with motivations inspired by a well-considered backstory.

Poe Dameron Poe Dameron played by Jim.

Poe Dameron is a pilot working for the Resistance, a rebel group opposed to the authoritarian First Order.

Jim is a rather gung-ho roleplayer, interested in action, cool fight scenes, and lucrative spoils over careful consideration or puzzle solving. He frequently acts before he thinks, or at the other extreme comes up with overly elaborate plans for achieving what should be simple goals. Annie and Jim got married a year ago, and have just moved back home from Jim's six-year job posting with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles.

Rey Rey played by Pete.

Rey is ???.

Pete enjoys the game for the chance to do insanely dangerous things and to argue his way out of trouble using logic and the finer points of the game rules.

Kylo Ren Kylo Ren played by Sally.

Kylo Ren is a leader of the First Order.

Sally is the youngest player. She has an active imagination and enjoys inventing details about the game setting and characters. She is in her third year at university.

BB-8 BB-8 played by Corey.

BB-8 is a droid working with Poe for the Resistance.

Corey is Pete's nephew. He is attending university, a year ahead of Sally.

Lor San Tekka Lor San Tekka played by Ben.

Lor San Tekka is an old expeditionary partner of the Jedi Luke Amidala. Some years ago he travelled with Luke.

Ben is a thoughtful roleplayer who tries to think through the best course of action within his character concept and the setting. He enjoys coming up with clever ways to justify the success of his plans within the premises of the setting. Ben teaches music at high school.

General Hux General Hux played by Ben.

General Hux is a general in the First Order, under the command of Kylo Ren, and in charge of the operation to retrieve Lor San Tekka's expedition log.

Han Solo Han Solo played by Jim.

"Han Solo" is one of the longest serving pseudonyms for Greedo, a pilot who killed the original Han Solo in a cantina argument on Tatooine and took over his ship, the Millennium Falcon.

Chewbacca Chewbacca played by Ben.

Chewbacca is a Wookiee in exile from his home planet of Kashyyyk. He has hooked up with "Han Solo" as a roguish sidekick.

Administrator Snoke Administrator Snoke played by Sally.

Administrator Snoke is Nute Gunray's deputy leader of the First Order. He appears as a towering hologram figure, impatiently giving orders to Kylo Ren and General Hux.

Darth Kanata Darth Kanata played by Sally.

Darth Kanata is a mysterious retired Jedi who hangs out in a bar on Takodana. For some unexplained reason, he has Luke's old laser sword, the one he dropped in the fight against Darth Vader in Cloud City on Bespin.

General Leia Organa General "Princess" Leia Organa played by Annie.

General "Princess" Leia Organa is the leader of the Resistance against the First Order. She is the twin sister of Luke Amidala, having been adopted and raised separately as "Princess" by Bail Organa of Alderaan. She has reclaimed her birth name of Leia.

C-3PO C-3PO played by Sally.

C-3PO is a protocol droid, in the service of Leia.

Allan Dameron Allan Dameron played by Jim.

Allan Dameron is Poe's identical twin brother. He joined the Resistance coincidentally the morning after his brother Poe was mysteriously lost, presumed dead, on Tatooine.

Snap Wexley Temmin "Snap" Wexley played by Sally.

Temmin "Snap" Wexley is a fighter pilot in the Resistance.

R2-D2 R2-D2 played by Pete.

R2-D2 is an astromech droid working for the Resistance.

Luke Amidala Luke Amidala played by Corey.

Luke Amidala is a Jedi Knight, who has been missing for many years.

Non-Player Characters

Gil Gil.

Gil is an armoured trooper in the First Order, and a squad partner of Finn.

Trooper Sergeant Trooper Sergeant.

The Trooper Sergeant is an armoured trooper sergeant working for the First Order. He wears a red pauldron on his right shoulder to signify his rank.

Trooper Mike Trooper Mike.

Trooper Mike is an armoured trooper in the First Order. He enjoys classical music and animated entertainment media.

General Phasma General Phasma.

General Phasma is Kylo Ren's field commander of the armoured troopers in the First Order.

Jira Jira.

Jira is an old woman who scavenges stuff around Niima Outpost on Tatooine. She's seen a lot in her time.

Unkar Plutt Unkar Plutt.

Unkar Plutt is the quartermaster of the commissary in the scavenger settlement of Niima Outpost on Tatooine. He loves saying the word "quarter".

Scavenger Scavenger.

The Scavenger is a spare parts scavenger in Niima Outpost on Tatooine.

Teedo Teedo.

Teedo is a spare parts scavenger in Niima Outpost on Tatooine. He rides an armoured luggabeast.

Bala-Tik Bala-Tik.

Bala-Tik is a member of the Guavian Death Gang, seeking to drag Umberto (a former identity of "Han Solo") back to marry the daughter of Hondo Ohnaka, to consolidate Guavian power with Crimson Dawn.

Tasu Leech Tasu Leech.

Tasu Leech is a member of the Space Japanese gang Kanjiklub, seeking to avenge the murder of former Kanjiklub leader Taleggio by Sergio (a former identity of "Han Solo").

Rathtar The Rathtar.

The Rathtar is a strange monster that tries to eat everyone.

Yanni Yanni.

Yanni is a member of Kanjiklub. Briefly, before meeting the Rathtar.

Quiggold Quiggold.

Quiggold is a burly alien with a peg leg, working as an agent for the First Order. He likes telling people to "Shut up".

Sidon Ithano Sidon Ithano.

Sidon Ithano is an alien clad in red armour, with wicked horns on the sides of his helmet. He works with Quiggold as a First Order agent, but never gets a word in edgewise.

Zeppo Zeppo.

Zeppo is a First Order trooper, formerly friends with Finn. He has family to support and needs his job in the First Order.

Doctor Harter Kalonia Doctor Harter Kalonia.

Doctor Harter Kalonia is a doctor working with the Resistance. She is Space French, and was inspired to join the Resistance because of her uncle's love of freedom.

Kaydel Ko Connix Kaydel Ko Connix.

Kaydel Ko Connix is a Fleet Operations controller for the Resistance. However, she yearns to go on field missions like Rey, and resents Rey's relationship with her mother, Leia.

Admiral Ackbar Admiral Ackbar.

Admiral Ackbar is an admiral in command of the Resistance fleet. He's savvy to all sorts of pitfalls, ambuscades, and inveiglements.

Nien Nunb Nien Nunb.

Nien Nunb is a fighter pilot in the Resistance. He is bereaved over the loss of his beloved, Mon Mothma.

Caluan Ematt Caluan Ematt.

Caluan Ematt is an old man who advises the Resistance. His background is mysterious and he seems to know a lot about Black Alpha signals.

Admiral Statura Admiral Statura.

Admiral Statura is an admiral in command of the Resistance fleet.

Yolo Ziff Yolo Ziff.

Yolo Ziff is a Resistance fighter pilot.

Lieutenant Bastian Lieutenant Bastian.

Lieutenant Bastian is a Resistance fighter pilot.

Ello Asty Ello Asty.

Ello Asty is a Resistance fighter pilot.

Jessika Pava Jessika Pava.

Jessika Pava is a Resistance fighter pilot.

Vober Dand Vober Dand.

Vober Dand is a Resistance Ground Logistics Division controller.

Niv Lek Niv Lek.

Niv Lek is a Resistance fighter pilot.

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