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"Good work. Processing this information shows that this may be some kind of lab, but large chunks of data are missing. I need you to extract information from the leaders' computers, by any means necessary."
―Lieutenant Joth, to a spacer[src]

Benn Calder was a Human male who worked in a laboratory on Corellia as an administrative head during the time of the Galactic Civil War. He, and two other executives, Pirt Rawklin and Rond Fenimer, were killed by a spacer dispatched by Corellian Security Force Lieutenant Joth, when it became apparent that the laboratory was involved in some form of illicit activity. Upon being killed, the spacer employed by Lieutenant Joth collected Calder's passcode and used it to download information from his personal computer. Upon doing so, it was discovered that the laboratory was indeed involved in unsanctioned bioengineering projects.

BiographyEdit

"It's a lab, all right. It's being used to bio-engineer creatures. This may be sanctioned for some labs, but this one is operating under the radar. This means trouble. Shut the place down."
―Lieutenant Joth, to a spacer[src]

A Human male by the name of Benn Calder worked as an administrative head on an island laboratory on the Core World of Corellia during the time of the Galactic Civil War. Calder, and two other executives by the name of Pirt Rawklin and Rond Fenimer, oversaw the work of Mon Calamari Doctor Maldien, and the other researchers and security officers who operated within the laboratory. Meanwhile, in the capital city of Coronet, Lieutenant Joth of the Corellian Security Force became aware of rumors that the laboratory was involved in some form of illicit activity.[2]

Eager to learn more, Joth employed a spacer to investigate the laboratory, and uncover more information. In the process of doing so, Joth instructed the spacer to kill Calder and the two other administrative heads. Despite putting up a fight with his small arsenal of rifles, Calder was killed, and the spacer collected from his body a passcode which was used to access and download information from his office computer. The information gleaned from the computer confirmed Lieutenant Joth's suspicions that the laboratory was being used for unsanctioned bioengineering projects on various creatures. In light of this, Joth ordered the spacer to shut down the facility.[2]

EquipmentEdit

During his time as an administrative head in the Corellian laboratory, Benn Calder wore a brown short sleeve jacket over top a white and brown flex-form shirt. His other clothing consisted of a pair of gray striped pants and a pair of brown sneakers. His personal arsenal consisted of multiple types of blaster rifles, including a laser rifle, an Sg-82 sonic rifle, a T-21 light repeating blaster, and a DLT-20A blaster rifle.[2]

Behind the scenesEdit

Benn Calder was a non-player character in the 2003 video game Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by Sony Online Entertainment and published by LucasArts, prior to its closure on December 15, 2011.[2][3] With the release of Publish 25's New Game Enhancements on November 15, 2005, the expansive Legacy Quest series was introduced to the game.[2][4] One of the quests, titled "Coronet Murmurs: Agents of Destruction," featured Benn Calder. The objective of the quest was for players to kill Benn Calder, Pirt Rawklin, and Rond Fenimer for their passcodes, which could be used to proceed to the next quest objective.[2]

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Notes and referencesEdit

  1. According to its opening crawl, Star Wars Galaxies was set sometime after Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. One character in the game, Ruwan Tokai, referenced the destruction of the Death Star as occurring one year earlier, placing the timeline somewhere around 1 ABY. However, the existence of other characters and quests in the game indicated a timeline of anywhere from 0 to 3 ABY.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 SWG logo sm Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
  3. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT STAR WARS GALAXIES. Sony Online Entertainment (2011-06-24). Archived from the original on November 24, 2011. Retrieved on July 25, 2015.
  4. Gal-icon Publish Archive 2005 on the official Star Wars Galaxies website (content now obsolete; backup link)
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