- "For an illuminating example of pan-species cooperation, don't miss the moon of Alchenaut, where palm-sized furballs that I named o'cerrys act as a predator warning system for thousands of other herbivores."
- ―An excerpt from The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force, by Jedi biologist Bowspritz
Alchenaut was a terrestrial moon that was located in the Alchenaut system of the Alchenaut sector, within the Expansion Region portion of the Western Reaches. The moon had a rich ecosystem that provided a habitat for numerous non-sentient herbivorous species, as well as at least one predator. Among the former were the o'cerrys, which cooperated with thousands of other herbivores by warning them whenever a predator approached.
At some point by 990 BBY, Alchenaut was visited by the Jedi biologist Bowspritz, who studied the moon's animal life and named the o'cerrys in the process. Viewing them as an enlightening occurrence of collaboration between species, Bowspritz included the o'cerrys, along with a mention of Alchenaut, in the "Galactic Bestiary" section of the Jedi trainee guidebook The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Alchenaut was created for the 2010 reference book The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force by Daniel Wallace. The StarWars.com Online Companion to the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas placed the Alchenaut system, and therefore the moon Alchenaut, in grid square L-16.
Sources[edit | edit source]
- The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force (First mentioned)