- "Halt where you are. I am Yadira Ban, Padawan of the Jedi Order. I was sent to protect the general, and you will not pass."
- ―Yadira Ban
A Force-sensitive Twi'lek, Yadira Ban was trained in the ways of the Force by the Jedi Order during the Cold War between the Galactic Republic and the reconstituted Sith Empire. A Padawan who had constructed her lightsaber, her final trial was to face a Sith in combat. She was assigned to protect an Imperial defector referred to as "The General" while he was aboard the Brentaal Star, a Republic Thranta-class corvette.
- Star Wars: The Old Republic (First appearance)