Penrie, designated NA811, was a human male from the planet Lothal. He served as a pilot in the Imperial Navy during the Galactic Civil War. He went to the academy with his fellow officer Ciena Ree, and served Death Squadron aboard the Executor-class Star Dreadnought Executor. He was killed when an asteroid hit his TIE Fighter during the chase of the Millennium Falcon shortly after the Battle of Hoth.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Penrie joined the Galactic Empire as a cadet at the Imperial Academy on the planet Lothal. Eventually, he became a TIE pilot, designated NA811, in the Imperial Navy. Years into the war, he was serving onboard Executor-class Star Dreadnought Executor, the flagship of Death Squadron. Penrie and three fellow pilots flew TIE fighters in pursuit of the Millennium Falcon following the Battle of Hoth. Flying into an asteroid field, Penrie and the others were assisted with navigation by Lieutenant Commander Ciena Ree. When pilots JA189 and CR978 were killed, Ree noted that Penrie's breathing became shallow and quick. Eventually, their quarry maneuvered to land on an asteroid. When Ree requested Captain Firmus Piett allow her to recall the two surviving pilots, he approved it. However, Penrie's remaining wingmate OL701 responded that they had pursued the Millennium Falcon into a canyon. Howeer, Penrie then crashed into an asteroid and was killed, soon followed by OL701.
Personality and traits[edit | edit source]
Penrie was known for his infectious laugh, with his fellow officer Ciena Ree recalling that whenever he laughed, everyone else around him could not help but join him. Ree also noted that this occurred often because Penrie was easily amused.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Penrie was introduced in Lost Stars, a young adult novel written by Claudia Gray as part of Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens series. Penrie is not seen physically in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, but it is confirmed that he was one of the pilots who chased the Millennium Falcon on the Asteroid Field.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Lost Stars (First identified as Penrie)
- Lost Stars audiobook
- Lost Stars webcomic (Starfighter only)
- Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back (First appearance) (Starfighter only)
- The Empire Strikes Back: So You Want to Be a Jedi? (Starfighter only)
- Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back junior novelization (Starfighter only)
Sources[edit | edit source]
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