- "Rumor has it that it got its peculiar name from a Falleen prince-turned-crime-lord, but I'm pretty sure that's just a legend."
- ―Strono Tuggs on the salad allegedly named for Xizor
Xizor was a Falleen male prince-turned-crime-lord who was rumored to be the namesake of Xizor Salad according to the Artiodac chef Strono Tuggs. Tuggs was dubious of the rumor and believed it was likely only a legend. Xizor also shared his name with Xizor Transport Systems.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Xizor was first mentioned in the new Star Wars canon in the 2019 cookbook Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: The Official Black Spire Outpost Cookbook written by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel and Marc Sumerak, a part of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge multimedia project centered on the theme park of the same name. In the Stars Wars Legends continuity, Xizor was first mentioned in the 1995 novel Darksaber written by Kevin J. Anderson. He first appeared in the 1996 novel Shadow of the Empire by Steve Perry and went on to play a major role in the Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire multimedia project.
During the Boonta Eve Classic sequence of the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace, the first installment of the Star Wars prequel trilogy, the micro-machine toy figurine of Xizor was used as a stand-in for members of the crowd. However, as this cameo was solely used as background fill-ins, it's unknown if this would be considered an actual appearance of the character.
Sources[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: The Official Black Spire Outpost Cookbook (First mentioned)