Darths & Droids


Cast - Butch Cassian and the Sundance Droid

Player Characters

Cassian Cassian played by Annie.

Cassian is an agent of the Rebellion, seeking to overthrow the Empire. He is also a pacifist, following a traumatic incident in his recent past. He struggles to reconcile these conflicting motivations, in a morally complex and interesting manner.

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. Annie has been living in Los Angeles for the past five years, pursuing an acting career.

K-2SO K-2SO played by Sally.

K-2SO is an Imperial combat droid, who loves combat. He defected from the Empire to the Rebellion because the Empire didn't give him enough chances to fight. He's finding that the Rebellion doesn't really give him enough chances to fight either.

Sally is the youngest player. She has an active imagination and enjoys inventing details about the game setting and characters. She has just started going to university.

Chirrut Îmwe Chirrut Îmwe played by Pete.

Chirrut Îmwe is a blind monk who lives in Jedha City on Danuta Plateau on the planet of Tatooine. He likes getting involved in other people's conflicts, so he can show off his awesome blind fighting skills.

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. Pete designed a character to maximise all the skills he thought would come in most useful in a space game with an insane amount of melee combat, at the cost of being blind.

Kyle Katarn Kyle Katarn played by Jim.

Kyle Katarn is a neutral partisan leader. His partisans refuse to take sides in the ongoing conflict between the Empire and the Rebellion. He is not concerned whether this is consistent with the definition of "partisan" or not.

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. Jim has been living in Los Angeles for the past five years, in a job with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Bria Tharen Bria Tharen played by Jim.

Bria Tharen is the estranged daughter of Galen Erso, an Imperial weapons developer. Bria hates her father for betraying the free people of the Galaxy and deciding to work for the corrupt Empire. She works for the Rebellion as a way to get back at him.

Bria is originally an NPC, but is taken over by Jim when Kyle Katarn dies.

Bail Organa Bail Organa played by Jim.

Bail Organa is the Senator for Alderaan in the Galactic Senate. He has an adopted daughter, who he has been training in statecraft, to eventually take over his position in the Senate.

Jim doesn't really have a good excuse to play Bail Organa, but does so anyway.

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

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

Sally takes over C-3PO when K-2SO dies.

R2-D2 R2-D2 played by Pete.

R2-D2 is a droid mechanic, in the service of Captain Antilles.

Pete takes over R2-D2 when Chirrut dies.

Captain Antilles Captain Antilles played by Jim.

Captain Antilles is the pilot and captain of Bail Organa's diplomatic vessel Tantive IV.

Jim takes over Captain Antilles when Bria Tharen dies.

Princess Organa Princess Organa played by Annie.

Princess Organa is the Imperial Senator for Alderaan, and the adopted daughter of former Senator Bail Organa..

Annie takes over Princess when Cassian dies.

Non-Player Characters

Baze Malbus Baze Malbus.

Baze Malbus is Chirrut's familiar. Pete used the character rules to take a familiar with enough high-value disadvantages (Deaf and Mute) that he could build him as an utter combat monster.

Bodhi Rook Bodhi Rook.

Bodhi Rook is an Imperial pilot rescued from Jabba's dungeon by Cassian and Chirrut.

Commander Krennic Commander Krennic.

Commander Krennic is in charge of an Imperial data transfer operation, moving data stores from Jedha on Tatooine to a secret new data facility he is having built on Toprawa.

Galen Erso Galen Erso.

Galen Erso is an Imperial weapons developer. He has built a giant superweapon which has secretly been installed in the Peace Moon. He's also Bria's father.

Governor Tàrkin Governor Tàrkin.

Governor Tàrkin is the senior commander in charge of overseeing all operations on the Peace Moon.

Darth Vader Darth Vader.

Darth Vader is a mysterious Imperial military commander. He dresses in black armour and robes, and hides his face behind a black mask.

Dr Evazan Dr Evazan.

Dr Evazan is an alias of Montoja Intigua, an agent of Jabba the Hutt who connected Galen Erso with the Imperial weapons development program.

Ponda Baba Ponda Baba.

Ponda Baba is an inveterate practical joker who likes to hang out in various places on Tatooine with his friend, Dr Evazan.

Benthic Benthic.

Benthic is one of Kyle Katarn's neutral partisans. He likes to emphasise words.

Edrio Edrio.

Edrio is one of Kyle Katarn's neutral partisans. He suffers from a lack of focus.

Hairy Guy Hairy Guy.

The Hairy Guy is a man Cassian talks to in Jedha to try to find a contact. He seems a bit shifty and interested in trading unusual beasts.

Jabba Jabba.

Jabba is a Hutt aesthete, who lives in a hidden fortress on Tatooine, but leaves it for his decadent pleasure dome on the other side of the planet.

Wedge Wedge Wedge.

Wedge is a Rebel agent and a shapeshifter. He had a previous mission with Cassian, and later shows up in Jabba's fortress, pretending to work for Kyle Katarn.

Vaneé Vaneé.

Vaneé is Darth Vader's butler. His parents are from Naboo, and wanted a girl.

General Jan Dodonna General Jan Dodonna.

General Jan Dodonna is a leader of the Rebellion.

Mon Mothma Mon Mothma.

Mon Mothma is, like, totally the leader of the Rebel Alliance. Oh em gee!

General Davits Draven General Davits Draven.

General Davits Draven is a leader of the Rebellion.

Tynnra Pamlo Tynnra Pamlo.

Tynnra Pamlo is a leader of the Rebellion.

Vasp Vaspar Vasp Vaspar.

Vasp Vaspar is a leader of the Rebellion.

Baccam Grafis Baccam Grafis.

Baccam Grafis is a leader of the Rebellion. He is very jolly and gives gifts to children on Life Day.

Nower Jebel Nower Jebel.

Nower Jebel is a leader of the Rebellion.

Lyra Erso Lyra Erso.

Lyra Erso is Bria's mother. Bria remembers Lyra giving her a memory crystal necklace in a sepia-toned memory.

Jav Mefran Jav Mefran.

Jav Mefran is a member of the Rogue One strike team attacking Toprawa.

Tenzigo Weems Tenzigo Weems.

Tenzigo Weems is a Rebellion signals technician, with some news you wouldn't believe!

Blue Leader Blue Leader.

Blue Leader is the leader of the Rebellion's Blue Squadron.

Imperial Gate Guard Imperial Gate Guard.

The Imperial Gate Guard is a guard assigned to stop unauthorised ships from entering the Toprawa shield gate. He lets the Rogue One strike team enter the gate.

Inspection Team Leader Inspection Team Leader.

The Inspection Team Leader is an inspector assigned to stop unauthorised ships from landing on Toprawa. He lets the Rogue One strike team land.

Tobix Chasser Tobix Chasser.

Tobix Chasser is a guard assigned to stop unauthorised personnel from waltzing into the ultra-secure data facility on Toprawa. He lets the Rogue One strike team waltz into the ultra-secure data facility.

Commander Ramda Commander Ramda.

Commander Ramda is the security commander assigned to prevent any infiltration of Scarif Tower. He lets the Rogue One strike team infiltrate Scarif Tower.

Melshi Melshi.

Melshi is a member of the Rogue One strike team.

Paodok'Draba'Takat Sap'De'Rekti Nik'Linek'Ti' Ki'Vef'Nik'Ne Sevef'Li'Kek Paodok'Draba'Takat Sap'De'Rekti Nik'Linek'Ti' Ki'Vef'Nik'Ne Sevef'Li'Kek.

Paodok'Draba'Takat Sap'De'Rekti Nik'Linek'Ti' Ki'Vef'Nik'Ne Sevef'Li'Kek is a member of the Rogue One strike team. He's very terse.

General Romodi General Romodi.

General Romodi is an Imperial general. He's concerned with upholding fairness in battles, and hesitates to use ordnance of higher Challenge Rating than the enemy can manage.

Vault Technician Vault Technician.

The Vault Technician is a guard assigned to stop unauthorised personnel from entering the impregnable data vault deep inside Scarif Tower. He lets the Rogue One strike team enter the impregnable data vault.

Sciri Sciri.

Sciri is a natural language virtual assistant interface designed to stop unauthorised access to data files in the Scarif Tower secure data vault. It lets the Rogue One team access the files.

Admiral Raddus Admiral Raddus.

Admiral Raddus is a Rebellion Admiral in charge of the Rebel attack on Toprawa.

Pedrin Porkins Pedrin Porkins.

Pedrin Porkins is a Rebel pilot. He flies as Red Five, and is the brother of Jek Porkins, Red Six.

Jon Vander Jon "Dutch" Vander.

Jon "Dutch" Vander is a Rebel pilot. He flies as Gold Leader. He's nicknamed "Dutch" because he speaks English.

Taidu Sefla Taidu Sefla.

Taidu Sefla is a member of the Rogue One strike team. He volunteered because he loves volunteering for dangerous things.

Captain Oquoné Captain Oquoné.

Captain Oquoné is the captain of the Rebel hammerhead corvette Lightmaker. He likes ramming things.

Red Twelve Red Twelve.

Red Twelve is a Rebel pilot. He flies as Red Twelve.

Barion Raner Barion Raner.

Barion Raner is a Rebel pilot. He flies as Blue Four.

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