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Encyclopedia > Jabba's Palace

Jabba's palace is a geographical location from the Star Wars fictional universe. The palace, made of stone and metal, is located in the desert known as the Dune Sea on the planet of Tatooine and was home to the gangster Jabba the Hutt. Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... A fictional universe is a cohesive fictional world that serves as the setting or backdrop for one or (more commonly) multiple works of fiction. ... A dune in the Egyptian desert Desert in California In geography, a desert is a landscape form or region that receives little precipitation, less than 200 mm per year. ... The Dune Sea is a fictional location in the Star Wars universe; it is located on the planet Tatooine, near the cities of Mos Eisley and Toshii Station. ... In George Lucass Star Wars saga, Tatooine is the home planet of the Skywalker family and the setting for much of the action in the sagas films (as well as several of the novels and other pieces of written fiction). ... Jabba Desilijic Tiure, or simply Jabba the Hutt, (596 BBY–4 ABY) (son of Zorba The Hutt) is a character in the Star Wars movies. ...


The palace was originally a monastery built by the mysterious B'omarr monks who still live in its depths, but over the years parts of it were taken over by groups of bandits with each new tenant rebuilding and expanding it until it eventually became the centre of Jabba's criminal empire. Jabba equipped the palace with a number of security devices, including a semi-intelligent droid gatewatcher built into the main entrance. This droid, little more than an electronic eye on a stick embedded in the gate itself would interrogate visitors before deciding whether to allow them to enter. Jabba's chief aide Bib Fortuna would usually also interrogate visitors who got this far before allowing them an audience with Jabba himself. Jabba also employed Gamorrean guards to act as his bodyguards and security force. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Alternative meanings: Droids (cartoon) A droid is a robot, specifically the intelligent robots in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Twilek Bib Fortuna, best known as Jabba the Hutts chief lieutenant and major-domo, was also a smuggler and slave-trader of his own planets people. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


Jabba's Throne Room

Jabba would recline on a huge dias in his throne room, surrounded by a motley crew of bounty hunters (including Boba Fett) and other criminals seeking his favor. His every whim was catered for with live animals known as gorks to eat and entertainment from musicians, dancing girls (often Twi'leks) and Salacious Crumb his court jester. A bounty hunter is an individual who seeks out fugitives for a monetary reward. ... Boba Fett (born 32 BBY) is a popular character in the Star Wars universe, despite having relatively little screen time in the films. ... Aayla secura, a Twilek In the fictional Star Wars universe, Twileks are a prominent alien species. ... This article is about minor characters in the fictional Star Wars universe who reside, or at least appear primarily, on the planet Tatooine. ...


A corner alcove of the throne room housed Jabba's trophies. These included the form of Han Solo, frozen in carbonite. Han Solo (born 29 BBY), a character in the fictional Star Wars universe, is played by actor Harrison Ford in the Star Wars movie series. ... Carbonite is an explosive made from such ingredients as nitroglycerin, wood meal, nitrate, and some nitrate as that of sodium, also nitrobenzene, saltpeter, sulfur, and diatomaceous earth. ...


In a pit beneath the throne room itself, Jabba kept a Rancor. With the press of a button, Jabba could activate a trapdoor, sending an unsuspecting victim into the pit to be eaten. The rancor devours Jubnik beneath Jabbas palace The rancor is a ten meter-tall carnivore present in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... A trapdoor is a door set into a floor or ceiling (depending on what side of the door one is on). ...


Appearances

Jabba's palace was introduced as the setting of most of the first part of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, during which Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, R2D2, and C3PO attempt to rescue Han Solo. Movie poster Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, is a science fiction film that debuted in 1983, and re-released with changes in 1997 and 2004. ... Luke Skywalker (born 19 BBY) is a fictional character of the Star Wars universe, a Jedi Knight, who plays a major role in the series of films. ... Her Royal Highness, Princess Leia Organa Solo of Alderaan (born Leia Skywalker in 19 BBY), is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe played by an unknown child in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, actress Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episodes IV-VI, and by Ann... Chewbacca (or Chewie) (c. ... Lando Calrissian (born c. ... R2-D2 (also spelled Artoo-Detoo, called R2 for short), is an astromech droid and colleague of C-3PO in the fictional Star Wars universe. ... C-3PO (pronounced See-Threepio, called 3PO for short) is a character from the fictional Star Wars universe. ... Han Solo (born 29 BBY), a character in the fictional Star Wars universe, is played by actor Harrison Ford in the Star Wars movie series. ...


Jabba's palace also figures as the main setting in a compilation of intertwined short stories Tales from Jabba's Palace edited by Kevin J. Anderson. This article is in need of attention. ... FOR ACTOR, KEVIN ANDERSON, GO TO Kevin Anderson (actor) Kevin J. Anderson (born March 27, 1962) is a prolific science fiction author. ...


 
 

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