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The Kinun Depot system was a star system located within the Outer Rim Territories' Pelgrin sector.[1] It contained the location known as Kinun Depot.[2][3]

At some point by 0 BBY,[4] the Rodian slaver Malak stopped at Kinun Depot to refuel. While there, Myo, an Abyssin previously captured by Malak, escaped the Rodian's starship[2] and booked passage to[5] the Arkanis sector planet[6] Tatooine.[5]

Behind the scenes[]

The Kinun Depot system was first mentioned in the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas, authored by Jason Fry and Daniel Wallace, which placed it within grid square R-18.[6]

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  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 2.2 Alliance Intelligence Reports
  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. Given this principle, this article makes a similar basic assumption for Kinun Depot in relation to the Kinun Depot system.
  4. Alliance Intelligence Reports states that Myo was present at Chalmun's Spaceport Cantina when Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker first met Han Solo, an event dated to 0 BBY by The New Essential Chronology. Therefore, it can be deduced that Myo traveled from Kinun Depot to Tatooine at some point by that date.
  5. 5.0 5.1 The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. II, p. 348 ("Myo")
  6. 6.0 6.1 The Essential Atlas
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