- "They all look down on me. They're in my way. Especially Domina. She never recognized my genius."
- ―Silas Tagge, to Boussh
Silas Tagge was a human male scientist who served as Head of Weapons Development at the Tagge Corporation during the Galactic Civil War. A member of the House of Tagge, he was an older brother of Domina Tagge, who chaired the company. Like their brother Orman, Silas coveted the leadership over the family company. Between 3 ABY and 4 ABY, his jealousy ultimately prompted him to hire the bounty hunter Boushh and his crew, using the Crimson Dawn crime syndicate as a proxy, to assassinate the other members of the Tagge Corporation's Executive Board during a meeting aboard the company's flagship, the Acquisitor. The plan, however, backfired, and the scientist was killed by his sister instead.
Behind the scenes
Silas Tagge first appeared through imagination in the current Star Wars canon in the fifth issue of the comic series Star Wars: Doctor Aphra, which was written by Alyssa Wong, illustrated by Marika Cresta, and published by Marvel Comics on October 28, 2020. He was later identified in War of the Bounty Hunters – Boushh 1, a one-shot comic issue tying into the crossover event Star Wars: War of the Bounty Hunters also written by Wong, illustrated by David Baldeón, and published by Marvel on September 15, 2021. Silas Tagge was originally introduced in the Star Wars Legends continuity in the thirty-first issue of the comic series Star Wars, written by Archie Goodwin, illustrated by Carmine Infantino, and first published by Marvel Comics on October 2, 1979.
- Doctor Aphra (2020) 5 (First appearance) (Appears through imagination)
- War of the Bounty Hunters – Boushh 1 (First identified as Silas Tagge)
- Doctor Aphra (2020) 17 (In flashback(s))
Notes and references
- The events of War of the Bounty Hunters – Boushh 1, including the death of Silas Tagge aboard the Acquisitor in Tagge Space, take place after the Escape from Cloud City and before the Rescue of Han Solo, which are dated to 3 ABY and 4 ABY, respectively, by Star Wars: Galactic Atlas.
- War of the Bounty Hunters – Boushh 1
- Doctor Aphra 5
- Star Wars 31
- Star Wars Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle, provided by Lucasfilm