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"You'll need these, and you'll need this, and, uh, you probably need a crate of these. You know, you'll definitely need some of this. And this, uh... I don't even know what this one does. You know what this does?"
―Orka, to Kazuda Xiono and Flix[src]

Orka was a male Chadra-Fan who ran the Office of Acquisitions on the Colossus with his partner Flix.[1] Of the pair, it was Orka who took care of negotiations.[2]

BiographyEdit

Orka and his friend Flix ran the Office of Acquisitions, a starship parts shop on the Colossus platform. Of the pair, it was Orka who took care of negotiations.[2] They had a DUM-series pit droid named GL-N who assisted them.[1]

Enter KazEdit

During the New Republic era, Orka and Flix were visited by the "mechanic" and undercover Resistance spy Kazuda Xiono, who had unwittingly entered into a race with Ace Squadron pilot Torra Doza. Orka and Flix did not take Xiono seriously until Xiono's fellow mechanic Neeku Vozo produced Xiono's acquisitions order. Since Xiono lacked the funds to pay for the starship parts, Orka agreed to give Xiono second-hand parts in return for a gorg for lunch. Xiono managed to obtain the gorg but found Orka and Flix eating. Still honoring their agreement, they gave Xiono three boxes of spareparts that they did not need.[1]

Kaz's second visitEdit

Orka and Flix were later present at their shop when Xiono visited to purchase a CX-19 compressor. The two giggled with Orka asking if Kaz had brought credits this time. While Kaz was purchasing the compressor, the two took an interest in Kaz's lucky trophy but the youth refused to part with his prize, which he had won during a space race. Orka responded that Xiono could live comfortably for a few months if he sold his trophy. Xiono reiterated his refusal to sell his trophy.[3]

Shortly later, another of Jarek Yeager's employees Tam Ryvora entered the store and chastised Xiono for running behind schedule. Later that day, the Colossus was raided by the Quarren pirate Kragan Gorr's Warbird gang during a Triple dark storm.[3]

The tri-tracker chipperEdit

While Team Fireball were working on upgrading the Colossus' anti-air defense system, Xiono and BB-8 visited the Office of Acquisitions seeking a CoMar Tri-Tracker chip. Orka claimed that his store had five of those chips, six hyperdrive cores, and a crate of kyber crystals. Flix however pointed out that Orka was joking. Orka laughed and quipped that they barely had five credits for lunch. After Flix directed Xiono to the scavengers, Orka was pessimistic about the youth's chances of success. Xiono managed to obtain a tri-tracker chip from the undercover pirate Synara San. Later, Kragan's Warbirds raided the Colossus as second time.[4]

The attempted heistEdit

Later, Orka and Flix were manning the counter when they were robbed by the Snivvian criminal Narb, who forced them at gunpoint to hand over several crates. Orka and Flix complied. As Narb backed out of the shop, Orka activated a trapdoor while Flix retrieved the crates. When Narb's brother Nod came into the shop look for Narb, he fell for the same trap.[5]

Unwanted treasureEdit

Orka and Flix later obtained a treasure chest from the salvager and undercover pirate Synara San. The two returned to their shop where Orka opened the chest only to discover that it was full of thermal detonators. Orka accidentally triggered the detonator's countdown mechanism. Fortunately, the detonators did not explode. After disposing of the detonators in the sea, Orka and Flix bought a new one from Synara San.[6]

Drinks at Aunt ZEdit

Later, Flix and Orka went for drinks at Aunt Z's Tavern, bring their pit droid GL-N. Sensing that GL-N was down, Orka tried to cheer him up by serving him blurrgfire. However, this cause GL-N to go on a rampage through the Tavern, annoying two service droids including Glitch and the Klatooinian merchant Bolza Grool. These droids and Grool roughed up GL-N. Flix and Orka soon found GL-N on the floor and decided that the blurrgfire did not agree with their droid. Unperturbed, Orka called for a refill.[7]

Hype Fazon's droidEdit

Ace leader Hype Fazon later brought his astromech droid R4-G77, telling Orka and Flix that he thought that the droid had a bad motivator. Orka led a reluctant R4-G77 behind the counter to have a look. However, R4 refused to be worked on and fought back with a spark projector, throwing the shop into disarray. Orka managed to subdue R4. Flix remarked that it was not so bad and Orka expressed agreement before slumping to the floor.[8]

Personality and traitsEdit

Orka had brown fur, a gray beard and eyebrows, and black eyes.[1] He had a good sense for business and negotiations.[2] Orka was also known for his sense of humor. He once joked about his business, the Office of Acquisitions, stocking things that they did not have.[4]

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Behind the scenesEdit

"Flix and Orka just happened to be on a page together, next to each other on a lineup. When (Dave) Filoni saw them together he was like, 'Those are our acquisitions guys. Don't change anything about it. That's them.'"
Amy Beth Christenson[src]

Orka is a character created and developed for Star Wars Resistance. He is voiced by Bobby Moynihan.[9]

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