- Jaina Solo
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Jaina Solo is a
fictional characterfrom the " Star Wars" Expanded Universe, the eldest child of Han Soloand Leia Organa Solo. She is also the elder twin of Jacen by five minutes and the sister of Anakin. She has appeared in various novels and the " Champions of the Force" set for the " Star Wars Miniatures Game". [Sterling Hershey and Gary M. Sarli, " [http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=starwars/article/CotFPreview7 Champions of the Force Preview 7: Solo Twins and Jedi Sentinel] ," "Wizards of the Coast" (Thursday, June 8, 2006).]
Creation and development
The characters of Jaina Solo and her twin brother Jacen were created by
Timothy Zahnfor the novel " The Last Command" (1994). The twins played a small role in Kevin J. Anderson's " Jedi Academy" trilogy, and a larger supporting role in Vonda McIntyre's " The Crystal Star". Not until the " Young Jedi Knights" (1995) do Jaina Solo and her friends become major characters. [ [http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/jainasolo/?id=bts Jaina Solo Behind the Scenes] on Star Wars: Databank] Elaine Cunningham, author of "Dark Journey", commented that the story is a personal one focusing on a difficult time in Jaina's life. [ [http://www.zone-sf.com/ecunningham.html Shared Worlds] ] Walter Jon Williams, author of "Destiny's Way", commented that the plot concerning Jaina Solo's love-life caused some frantic rewrites. [ [http://www.starwars.com/eu/lit/novel/f20020930/index.html] ]
Jaina, named after Han's mother, is born five minutes before her brother Jacen in "
The Thrawn Trilogy". The twins, and eventually their younger brother, live at various safe havens for their first few years under the protection of Leia's handmaiden Winter. The "Young Jedi Knights" series depicts the twins adventures on Coruscant. In " Dark Apprentice", Jaina helps her brother defend their unconscious uncle from the spirit of Sith Lord Exar Kun. In "The Crystal Star", Jaina is kidnapped by and used, along with her siblings, in a plot to take advantage of their Force powers. In the Corellian Trilogy, Jaina is again kidnapped but escapes. In the "Jedi Academy" series, Jaina travels to Yavin 4with her brother to begin her Jedi training.
Throughout the "
New Jedi Order" series, Jaina pursues a life separate from her twin brother and becomes Mara Jade Skywalker's apprentice. Jaina progresses quickly as a Jedi and a pilot, eventually joining Rogue Squadron. She also develops a romantic relationship with Jagged Fel. She briefly becomes the apprentice of fallen Jedi Kyp Durron. Jaina's understanding and manipulation of Yuuzhan Vongtechnology causes them to associate her with their trickster goddess. She is present at the conclusion of the war with the Yuuzhan Vong.
The Joiner King", Jaina and the Jedi Zekk are joined in the Killikhive. Jacen tricks them into attacking a Chissbase to provoke a war between the Chiss and the Killiks; Jaina, furious, vows that she will never fly with Jacen again. In the " Legacy of the Force" series, Jacen throws Jaina out of the Alliance Navy when she refuses to follow his order to destroy a crippled ship. She senses at this time a growing darkness in her twin. Jacen eventually becomes the Dark Lord of the SithDarth Caedus, and Jaina realizes her duty as the "Sword of the Jedi" requires her to stop him. She turns to Boba Fettto train her. After a long battle, Jaina eventually kills Jacen when he lets down his guard to warn his wife and daughter of an impending attack.
* [http://www.starwars.com/databank/character/jainasolo/eu.html Jaina Solo] on the Star Wars Databank
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