The Barraken system was a star system located in the Varada sector of the galaxy's Outer Rim Territories.[1] It was home to the creatures known as Barraken weed-scorpions.[2][3]

Behind the scenes[]

The Barraken system was first mentioned in the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas, written by Jason Fry and Daniel Wallace, which placed the system in grid square H-19.[4]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarWars.com Star Wars: The Essential Atlas Online Companion on StarWars.com (article) (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 SWInsider.png "Emissary of the Void: Episode V A Perilous Plan" – Star Wars Insider 63
  3. 3.0 3.1 JCF-favicon.png The Essential Atlas and Galactic Cartography: Official Discussion on the Jedi Council Forums (Literature board; posted by jasonfry on December 11, 2007, 7:59am; accessed March 6, 2016) "I wouldn't get your hopes up re alien homeworlds, beyond simple stuff like the Planetnamian species getting a Planetnamia on the map or things Dan and I can account for with a relatively quick reference." (backup link) Jason Fry, co-author of The Essential Atlas, stated his intention to create homeworlds for numerous species based on context implied from their names. This article treats the Barraken system as the location of one such homeworld with regard to the Barraken weed-scorpion species.
  4. The Essential Atlas
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