The Hismaul system was a star system located in the Karthakk sector, a part of the galactic regions known as the Outer Rim Territories[1] and the Trailing Sectors.[2] It was home to a creature known as the Hismauli hawk-snake.[3][4]

Behind the scenes[]

The Hismaul system was established in the StarWars.com Online Companion to the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas, which placed the system in grid square Q-16.[1]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 StarWars.com Star Wars: The Essential Atlas Online Companion on StarWars.com (article) (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 StarWars.com Star Wars: The Essential Atlas Online Companion on StarWars.com (article) (backup link) places the Hismaul system in grid square Q-16. The Essential Atlas depicts territory falling in that grid square as being located in either the Slice region of the galaxy (spinward from the Corellian Run super-hyperroute) or the Trailing Sectors region (trailing from the Corellian Run). Since the Online Companion places the system within the Karthakk sector, which is located in the trailing direction from the Corellian Run, according to StarWars.com The Essential Atlas Extra: Outer Rim Sectors on StarWars.com (backup link), it therefore must also be part of the Trailing Sectors.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Essential Guide to Warfare
  4. 4.0 4.1 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 Hismaul system as the location of one such homeworld with regard to the Hismauli hawk-snake species.
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