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"General, they've been hit."
―Nastia Unamo[src]

Nastia Unamo was a human female who served the First Order as a chief petty officer on board the bridge of the Resurgent-class Star Destroyer Finalizer,[1] the flagship of Kylo Ren and General Armitage Hux,[3] during the Cold War era.[4] She supervised the massive Star Destroyer's crew and reported to higher-ranking members of the command crew such as Lieutenant Dopheld Mitaka.[1] While on the bridge she wore a black lighter fabric duty uniform with spotless regulation boots and intercomm headset. Unamo had fair skin, black hair and blue eyes.[2]


Behind the scenes[]

Nastia Unamo first appeared in 2015 sequel trilogy film, Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens. She was portrayed by Kate Fleetwood, who was credited only as "First Order Officer",[4] with the character's name first being revealed as Unamo in the reference book Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary, which was written by Pablo Hidalgo and released in conjunction with the film.[2] The character was then given the first name Nastia by author Adam Bray[5] in the 2019 reference book Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition.[6] The name Unamo reminded Bray of Russian expatriates that he had known while in Vietnam, and so he chose his favorite Russian woman's name, Nastia,[5] enjoying the fact that it also appropriately sounded like the word "nasty".[7]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 StarWars-DatabankII.png Chief Petty Officer Unamo in the Databank (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens: The Visual Dictionary
  3. StarWars-DatabankII.png Finalizer in the Databank (backup link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens
  5. 5.0 5.1 TwitterLogo.svg Adam Bray (@authoradambray) on Twitter: "Starting with First Order Chief Petty Officer Nastia Unamo, played by the magnificent @katefleetwood. I had the honor of retconning her with a first name, Nastia. Unamo reminds me of the many strong Russian expatriates I knew in Vietnam. Nastia is my favorite Russian lady's name." (backup link)
  6. Ultimate Star Wars, New Edition
  7. TwitterLogo.svg Adam Bray (@authoradambray) on Twitter: "Nastia is a beautiful Russian name, like the actress, but the name always gave me a little chuckle too because it sounds like "nasty." I thought it a fitting name for an officer of the villainous First Order who was hunting Rey and BB-8 in The Force Awakens." (backup link)
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