"The micro-grenade launcher is a devastating weapon, but make sure that you replace the magnetic rings that propel the explosive. During a firefight on Maro Della, the rings—which had degraded after repeated use—failed and jammed a grenade in the barrel. I only had a couple of seconds to toss the gun before the grenade detonated."
―Hyannis, Gundark's Gear Datalog[src]

Maro Della was a terrestrial astronomical object[3] located in the Maro Della system of the Mektrun sector,[1] a part of the Western Reaches portion of[2] the Mid Rim.[1] At some point by the date 38:4:1:02, the individual Hyannis was involved in a firefight on Maro Della. During the skirmish, Hyannis prepared to fire a Model MGL-1 micro-grenade launcher. The magnetic rings that propelled the weapon's projectiles, however, had degraded due to lack of maintenance and failed. As a result, a micro-grenade was jammed in the weapon's barrel, and Hyannis had to throw the launcher away before the grenade detonated within seconds.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

Maro Della was mentioned in the 1997 sourcebook Gundark's Fantastic Technology: Personal Gear, which was published for West End Games' Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game.[3] The 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas placed the Maro Della system, and therefore the celestial body, in grid square L-17.[2]


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