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«4,000 credits … only 4000. You look like you could use a break, kid. Sold.»
―Wioslea[1]

Wioslea was a female Vuvrian. Like all Vuvrians, she had multiple eyes located around her head, and two large tentacles coming off the top of her head.

Biography[]

Luke Skywalker: "I want to sell this speeder."
Obi-Wan Kenobi: "If we can get a fair price."
Luke Skywalker: "Yeah. I paid twenty-four hundred for it, and I put a lot of work into it. I think it's worth a lot more."
Wioslea: "Fifteen hundred is all I can offer you, human."
Luke Skywalker: "Fifteen hundred? Look, this landspeeder's in great shape, even if it's not very pretty."
Obi-Wan Kenobi: "We can accept no less than two thousand."
Wioslea: "Your grip on reality is fragile, humans. It's the newer models that are in demand now, not these old ones. I shall probably have to sell it at a loss."
Obi-Wan Kenobi: "But it's still not a fair price."
Wioslea: "You touch a responsive chord in my… charitable nature, humans. Sixteen hundred."
―Wiosela negotiating the sale of Luke's landspeeder[2]
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Wioslea purchases Luke Skywalker's landspeeder

Wioslea was a female Vuvrian who lived on Tatooine and worked as a salesperson at Spaceport Speeders, a local Mos Eisley company that bought and sold landspeeders and other vehicles.[1] She bought Luke Skywalker's X-34 landspeeder,[3] which he sold in order to finance the negotiated upfront fee for passage aboard the Millennium Falcon. Obi-Wan Kenobi used a Jedi mind trick to persuade Wioslea into paying 2,000 credits for the speeder, much more than it was worth.[4]

Seven months after the Battle of Yavin, Wioslea sold a landspeeder to Senior Anthropologist Mammon Hoole.

Personality and traits[]

Wioslea did not speak about events from her past prior to her employment by Unut Poll. She hoped to someday relocate to another planet after paying off her debts; at one time, she owed 1,000 credits to an underling of the crime lord Jabba Desilijic Tiure. As a result, she began spying for Jabba.[1] Her debts were the result of gambling.[source?]

Skills and abilities[]

Wioslea was proficient in multiple languages: Aqualish, Arcona, Huttese, Rodian, Sullustan, Vregg,[1] Bocce, Jawaese, and Talz.[source?]

Equipment[]

Wioslea wore simple robes very similar to a Jedi Knight's. She was once even accused of being a Jedi.[source?]

Behind the scenes[]

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A behind-the-scenes photograph of Tatooine aliens, including Wioslea

Wioslea was played in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope by actor David Stone, who later played Will Scotian in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back and Keyan Farlander in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.[5][6][7] Wioslea was designed by Star Wars creator George Lucas himself.[8]

The novelization says a "tall, slightly insectoid" male purchased Luke's landspeeder, but this individual is never named or described any further. It says he haggles with Luke and Obi-Wan but provides no details.

Wioslea was released as a Hasbro action figure in 2009.

Appearances[]

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