The Last Command Characters

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The novel's most central character but by no means its protagonist, Thrawn has been commander of the Empire's efforts to destroy the Rebellion since the deaths of the Emperor and Darth Vader six years before The Last Command opens. Thrawn is sparingly described as having blue-black eyebrows, glowing red eyes, and wearing the pure white uniform of a Grand Admiral. He speaks with "deadly calm," displays no discernible patterns, favorite strategies, or weaknesses; studies his enemies and tailors his attacks to exploit weaknesses, and is versatile. He studies the artwork of people he is about to attack, looking for psychological clues to their weaknesses. Little mention is made of how Thrawn suffers discrimination as a non-human, other than he returns from exile in the Unknown Regions to take command and makes the Star Destroyer Chimaera his flagship. He is producing massive numbers of clones at Mt...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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