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Myrkr
Distance from Core Unknown
Region Inner Rim Planets
System Myrkr system
Major species Humans, Neti
Official Language Basic
Terrain Forest
Points of interest Hyllyard City, Talon Karrde's base (abandoned)
Affiliation None

Myrkr is a fictional planet in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. This is a list of the planetary systems and star systems in the fictional Star Wars galaxy. ... This is a list of the planetary systems and star systems in the fictional Star Wars galaxy. ... In George Lucas fictional Star Wars universe, Humans are the most numerous and dominant species, with apparently millions of major and minor colonies galaxywide. ... The fictional universe of Star Wars is a multilingual one, in which it is common to have either a passive or active understanding of many multiple languages from numerous alien races and cultures. ... The fictional universe of Star Wars is a multilingual one, in which it is common to have either a passive or active understanding of many multiple languages from numerous alien races and cultures. ... Jump to: navigation, search A dense growth of softwoods (a forest) in the Sierra Nevada Range of Northern California A forest is an area with a high density of trees (or, historically, a wooded area set aside for hunting). ... Talon Karrde is a character in the Expanded Star Wars universe. ... Star Wars began with a 13-page treatment for a space adventure movie which George Lucas drafted in 1973, inspired from multiple myths and classic stories. ... Jump to: navigation, search Splinter of the Minds Eye, 1978 The Expanded Universe (also known as the EU) encompasses all of the officially licensed, fictional background, of the Star Wars universe, outside of the six feature films produced by George Lucas. ...


It is a largely forested world, home to the ysalamiri, creatures which create bubbles which push back the Force. This ability has evolved to protect them from pack animals called vornskrs, the only known animals that hunt exclusively by sensing the Force. (pronounced e-sal-i-miri or sal-i-miri, according to the Essential Guide to Species by Andy Mangels)In the fictional Star Wars universe, the ysalamiri have the unusual ability to create a Force-void bubble, a power which they developed as a protection against vornskrs, their natural predators. ... Jump to: navigation, search In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Force is a mystical and binding, ubiquitous power that is the object of the Jedi and Sith monastic orders. ... This is a list of species and races from the fictional universe of Star Wars. ...


The ysalamiri are no more than 50 centimetres long. Individual ysalamiri create a bubble of at least 3 metres. Groups can create even larger bubbles. As a result, the entire planet is hidden from the Force to a diameter of 16 kilometers out. A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ...


Due to the fact that, because of the ysalamiri, the Force was not present on Myrkr, the Jedi as well as the Sith avoided the planet. The trees of Myrkr's forests also have a high metal content, rendering scanning equipment useless, so the authorities of the Galactic Republic and later the Empire also avoided the planet. Neither Force-users or government enforcment groups could track anyone on the surface, making it a perfect location for smugglers and other criminals, such as Talon Karrde and Mara Jade. Jump to: navigation, search Jedi in Action The Jedi are a fictional monastic peacekeeping organization from the Star Wars saga, known for their talent in the Force. ... Jump to: navigation, search In the fictional Star Wars universe, the Sith were a humanoid race enslaved by a group of warrior priests who follow the dark side of the Force and serve as the evil counterparts to the Jedi. ... - Senator Palpatine Form of Government Federal Republic Official language Basic Capital Coruscant Head of Government Chancellor Establishment c. ... Talon Karrde is a character in the Expanded Star Wars universe. ... Jump to: navigation, search Mara Jade Skywalker (born 21 or 17 BBY, depending on source) is a fictional character in the Star Wars Expanded Universe and the most popular original character from that book series; in a poll of favorite Star Wars characters, Mara made it into the top twenty...

During the New Jedi Order series of books, Myrkr is occupied by an invading alien species called the Yuuzhan Vong. The Yuuzhan Vong use the vornskrs as inspiration for voxyn, a species that they genetically engineer to hunt Jedi. The New Jedi Order, also known as New Jedi Order or by its acronym, NJO, is a series of science fiction novels set in the Star Wars universe 25-30 years ABY. Its primary plotline involves an invasion of the Star Wars galaxy by the Yuuzhan Vong, but over the... The Yuuzhan Vong are a fictional race of sentient beings that rise as a threat to the New Republic in the Star Wars New Jedi Order series of novels. ... The Yuuzhan Vong are a fictional race of sentient beings that rise as a threat to the New Republic in the Star Wars New Jedi Order series of novels. ... Jump to: navigation, search Jedi in Action The Jedi are a fictional monastic peacekeeping organization from the Star Wars saga, known for their talent in the Force. ...


The voxyn are a great success for the Yuuzhan Vong and succeed in killing many Jedi. In the book Star by Star, a group of Jedi infiltrate the Yuuzhan Vong worldship orbiting Myrkr and destroy both the voxyn-cloning facilities and the voxyn queen, the one voxyn from which all others are made. Star by Star is the eleventh installment of the New Jedi Order series set in the Star Wars universe. ...


Many Jedi die during the mission, including Anakin Solo, son of Han and Leia Solo. Jacen Solo, Anakin's brother, is captured by the Yuuzhan Vong and is thought by his family and friends to be dead. Jump to: navigation, search Anakin Solo (10 ABY - 27 ABY) is a fictional character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the youngest child born to Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo, who has a sister, Jaina, and a brother, Jacen, who are twins. ... Jump to: navigation, search Jacen Solo (b. ...


References

  • A Guide to the Star Wars Universe, 2nd edition, 1994. Bill Slavicsek, ISBN 0-345-38625-6
  • Heir to the Empire, 1st edition, 1991. Timothy Zahn. ISBN 0-553-07327-3
  • Dark Force Rising, 1st edition, 1992. Timothy Zahn. ISBN 0-553-08574-3
  • The Last Command, 1st edition, 1993. Timothy Zahn. ISBN 0-553-09186-7
  • Vision of the Future, 1st printing, September 1998. Timothy Zahn. ISBN 0-553-10035-1

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Myrkr - definition of Myrkr in Encyclopedia (291 words)
Myrkr is a fictional planet in the Star Wars Expanded Universe.
Due to the fact that, because of the ysalamiri, the Force was not present on Myrkr, the Jedi and the Galactic Republic avoided the planet.
In the book Star by Star, a group of Jedi infiltrates the Yuuzhan Vong worldship orbiting Myrkr and destroys both the voxyn-cloning facilities and the voxyn queen, the one voxyn from which all others are made.
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