Chewbacca

 

 

Name: Chewbacca

Type: CC

Affiliation: Han Solo

Occupation: Han Solo's First Mate

Age: 231

Gender: Male

Height: 2.28 m

Weight: 140 Kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Marital Status: Married

Species: Wookiee

Place of Birth: Kashyyyk

Family: Attichitcut (father); Mallatobuck (wife); Lumpawarrump (son)

 

Physical Description: An immense fur covered warrior of great strength, Chewbacca stands over two meters tall, with a coat of ginger-brown fur. He wears nothing, save for a bandolier that carries specialized ammunition for the bowcaster that he carries, and a simple tool pouch.

 

Form of Dress: He wears no clothes.

 

Background: An immense, fur covered warrior of great strength and loyalty, Chewbacca the Wookiee is a well-known figure in the underworld. Born on Kashyyyk over two centuries before the Battle of Yavin, Chewbacca is a wise, sophisticated being with exceptional skills in starship piloting and repair.

Unlike most Wookiees who rarely stray from the lush forests of Kashyyyk, Chewbacca was consumed by an overpowering wanderlust in his youth that took him far from the confines of his green homeworld. Chewbacca's travels first included many remote and dangerous locales on Kashyyyk before taking him to the stars. His heart, however, was firmly rooted on Kashyyyk, and he would always try to make it home for important Wookiee holidays to share with his family.

Chewbacca is a veteran of the Clone Wars, the galaxy-wide conflict that pitted the clone armies of the Republic against the droid forces of the Confederacy of Independent Systems. The Wookie was part of the high command tasked with protecting Kashyyyk from droid invasion. There, he served with fellow Wookie Tarfful and the Jedi Master Yoda.

The wise Yoda had maintained a good relationship with the denizens of Kashyyyk, earning the respect of the mighty Wookies. When events surrounding the rise of the Empire resulted in the clone forces betraying their Jedi generals, Chewbacca and Tarfful remained loyal to Yoda, helping the Jedi Master escape the clone trap.

Eventually, the Empire subjugated the planet -- ostensibly to punish the world for harbouring Jedi fugitives, but mostly to exploit the Wookiees as slave labor. Chewbacca escaped capture for a time, helping his people as best as he could while living the life of a fugitive. Once caught, Chewbacca became a slave, toiling away for the betterment of the Empire until an impudent Imperial cadet named Han Solo freed him.

Drummed out of the military, Solo had few options but to return to the fringe lifestyle he knew so well. Chewbacca swore loyalty to Han, and became his partner in crime. The two of them became a well-known smuggling duo.

Early on in their smuggling career, Chewbacca stunned Han Solo by returning to Kashyyyk to marry a female Wookiee named Mallatobuck. Solo never pegged Chewie as a family man, but Wookiee customs allowed Chewbacca to continue his flying with Han -- protecting him as the Wookiee life debt demanded -- while still being a husband and, eventually, father. Chewbacca's son, Lumpawarrump, was raised mainly by Malla and Chewie's father, Attichitcuk. Chewie continued to fly the spacelanes, avoiding Imperial patrols and smuggling contraband for various clients, but he returned often to Kashyyyk, to celebrate the Wookiee holiday of Life Day.

When Chewbacca and Han Solo came into ownership of the freighter Millennium Falcon, their exploits became legendary. They spent hours modifying and tinkering on their beloved Falcon, souping it up far beyond its original performance specs. Although the Falcon's upkeep was a labour of love, many a time Chewie unleashes his legendary temper on the recalcitrant freighter, banging his massive furry hands against delicate components that refuse to behave.

Chewbacca became Solo's conscience of sorts. Though the smuggler maintained a mercenary air of bravado that refused to adhere to any ideals other than self-preservation, Chewie was openly the more compassionate of the two. Perhaps it was the ordeal suffered by his people at the hands of the Empire that cause Chewie to feel this way. Although Solo steered clear of any allegiance during the Galactic Civil War, Chewbacca definitely supported the Rebel cause, though the two of them tried to avoid the struggle altogether.

Ironically, a simple steerage assignment landed them in the heart of the Rebel Alliance. Desperate for cash after having ejected cargo that belonged to Jabba the Hutt to prevent Imperial scanners, Chewie and Han took on a charter of two passengers and their droids from Tatooine to Alderaan. Little did the two smugglers realize that their cargo consisted of a legendary Jedi Knight, the son of the prophesied Chosen One in Jedi Mythology, and a pair of droids containing vital information to both the Empire and the Alliance. This trip inextricably drew Chewbacca and Solo into the Rebel fold, and they continued flying missions for the Rebellion for years after that.

With countless battles won over the Empire and more daring escapes than he would like, Chewbacca thought he had finally seen peace after the battle of Endor. Alas, with the rise of a newly formed Empire, the mighty Wookie stands alongside with Han Solo and is still the first mate in the Millennium Falcon. Wookies define family different than most species. To a Wookie, an “honor family” contains the closest of friends, and Chewbacca swore loyalty to all of them, offering protection even at great personal risk.

 

Personality: Chewbacca is a wise, sophisticated being, and Han Solo's conscience of sorts. Chewie is compassionate and has always supported the Rebel cause. Being a Wookiee, he is very honourable and loyal to his closest friends, even at a great personal risk. However, he is also a fearsome warrior who is powerful enough to be able to tear limbs bare handed, if needs be.

 

Vehicle of Choice: Millennium Falcon
Craft: Modifie
d YT-1300 Corellian Transport
Length: 27 Meters

Weapons: 2 Quad Laser Cannons; 2 Concussion Missile Launchers, 1 Retractable Laser

Hyperdrive: Yes

 

Skills & Talents: Loyal even at a great personal risk, strong as a gladiator, and savvy as the brightest Academy graduate, the two-meter-plus tall Wookiee is a top-notch pilot and mechanic as well as a warrior. He can tear the limbs from most creatures barehanded, and is wise and sophisticated.

 

Personal Items: His bandolier and bowcaster, and a simple tool pouch.

 

Contact: Chewbacca