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Alain was a Human male private in the Alliance to Restore the Republic during the Galactic Civil War, fighting for the oppressed inhabitants of the galaxy. The Alliance valued his connections on the Outer Rim Territories, and Alain served as an Alliance Fleet trooper[1] aboard the CR90 corvette Tantive IV[2] at some point prior to its destruction[3] in 0 BBY.[4] He was his unit's scavenger. Alain was a fair-skinned man with dark hair.[1] During his service aboard the Tantive IV, Alain wore the standard Rebel fleet trooper uniform.[5] Alain was an idealistic Rebel trooper whom the Alliance valued for his Outer Rim connections.[2] He wielded a DH-17 blaster pistol.[1]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Alain was first mentioned on a card for the 2001 Premiere edition of Decipher, Inc.'s Jedi Knights Trading Card Game.[1]

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Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 JKTCGLogo.png Jedi Knights Trading Card GamePremiere (Card: Private Alain • Unit Scrounge)
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. I, p. 17 ("Alain, Private")
  3. Databank title.png Rebel blockade runners in the Databank (content now obsolete; backup link) establishes the Tantive IV was destroyed during the Battle of Tatooine.
  4. The New Essential Chronology dates the Battle of Tatooine, during which the Tantive IV was destroyed, to 0 BBY.
  5. The Rebel Alliance Sourcebook includes a depiction of the standard Alliance Fleet trooper uniforms, which matches the outfit worn by Alain.
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