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Kalist VI, also known simply as Kalist, was a barren rocky planet located in the Deep Core. It was the homeworld of rebel pilot Dak Ralter who would join Rogue Squadron of the Rebel Alliance. During the Imperial Era, Kalist VI housed a high-surveillance Galactic Empire penal colony.


Kalist VI,[5] also known simply as Kalist,[4] was a barren and rocky planet located in the dregs of the Deep Core.[3] It was situated in grid square K-12 of the Standard Galactic Grid[1] and also constituted a part of the Interior.[2]


During the Imperial Era, the Galactic Empire maintained a high-surveillance penal colony on the planet,[4] although there were no judges or courts present. Prisoners on the planet received only life sentences. Imperial guards would beat prisoners with steel and, for the sake of humor, force them to serve on firing squads, watching inmates beg their friends and family members not to shoot.[3]

Kalist was the homeworld of the rebel pilot Dak Ralter, who was born to a family of human political prisoners[4] in the planet's Scargon region.[3] Ralter escaped the world with bright ambitions,[4] joining Rogue Squadron of the Alliance to Restore the Republic[6] with the goal of bringing about the downfall of the Empire;[7] however, he was killed in the Battle of Hoth[4] in 3 ABY.[8]

Behind the scenes[]

Kalist VI was first mentioned in the 2015 mobile application Star Wars: Card Trader.[5] It was subsequently given its shorter designation of "Kalist" by the thirty-sixth issue of De Agostini's Star Wars: Build the Millennium Falcon magazine,[9] published around September 5, 2015.[10] In the Star Wars Legends continuity, Kalist VI was first mentioned in the 1989 West End Games' sourcebook, Galaxy Guide 3: The Empire Strikes Back, written by Michael Stern.[11] It first appeared in the thirty-sixth issue of the Star Wars: Empire comic series,[12] released on October 12, 2005.[13]



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