Sinton was a planet of the Mid Rim region that was situated along the Rago Run hyperlane and was home to a non-Human populace. The Galactic Empire's Subjugation of Sinton conquered the planet and enslaved the non-Human denizens.
The planet Sinton was located in the Mid Rim region of the galaxy, within the Sinton system of the Rago sector. The planet lay along the Rago Run hyperlane, near the edge of the Unknown Regions.
Sinton succumbed to Imperial subjugation at some point during the Galactic Empire's reign of the galaxy, one of many such Imperial atrocities committed against non-Human worlds. The Empire then used Sinton's alien populace as slave labor.
By the year 12 ABY, the boastful Human male Sulamar, a fraudulently self-titled Imperial general, claimed to have participated in the Subjugation of Sinton, among many other purported military conquests—some nonexistent. In reality, Sulamar was a low-level Imperial technician with a failed military career.
Behind the scenesEdit
Sinton was first mentioned in the 1995 novel Darksaber, written by Kevin J. Anderson, in which the character Imperial General Sulamar alleges to have played a part in the Subjugation of Sinton. Sulamar's claim is later called into doubt once he is exposed as a fraud. Sinton's subjugation was subsequently elaborated upon through the 1997 Dagobah Limited expansion set of the Star Wars Customizable Card Game and the 2009 reference book The Essential Atlas, the latter of which provided the planet with astrographical data.
- Darksaber (First mentioned)
- Star Wars Customizable Card Game – Dagobah Limited (Card: Lieutenant Commander Ardan)
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. I ("Ardan, Lieutenant Commander")
- The Essential Atlas
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 The Essential Atlas
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Sinton system — Based on corresponding data for
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 The Essential Atlas places Sinton along a hyperlane that runs through the Rago system, which Dark Nest II: The Unseen Queen identifies as the Rago Run.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Star Wars Customizable Card Game – Dagobah Limited (Card: Lieutenant Commander Ardan)
- ↑ No explicit date exists for the Subjugation of Sinton other than it takes place sometime between the inauguration of the Galactic Empire (dated to 16:5:23 in the year 19 BBY by "Republic HoloNet News Special Inaugural Edition 16:5:241"—Star Wars Insider 84) and the events of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back (dated to 38:6:6 in the year 3 ABY by The Essential Atlas, pg. 187), according to The Essential Atlas, pg. 159 and Star Wars Customizable Card Game – Dagobah Limited (Card: Lieutenant Commander Ardan), respectively.
- ↑ The Essential Reader's Companion
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 Darksaber
- ↑ The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia, Vol. III, p. 195 ("Sulamar, General")