CHARACTERS OF KALANDAR:
Everybody in the underworld knows the name of
Nag Skarr. Nobody takes it seriously. Actually, the stories he
tries telling around, such as almost hitting Darth Vader while
riding a swoop, or saving the Millennium Falcon at the battle of
Yavin IV from a hidden aggressor that was about to prevent her
from saving Luke's X-wing or flying a Corellian transport between
the twin spires of the Imperial Palace of Coruscant contribute to
deteriorate his scarce credibility.
At first sight Nag appears as a peasant,
although unpolished, young man: long brown hair at shoulder's
length, unshaved, brawny. Unfortunately, appearance aside, it is
hard to find in him any redeeming quality.
Nag has managed to do everything in his life
without specializing in anything. Fundamentally he is a restless
and nomadic spirit who rarely stops for long in the same place.
It is known that Nag started his eclectic
career on Nar Shaddaa, in the service of one of the many powerful
Hutts who oversee the legal and illegal activities of that
sector: Kossat the Hutt, owner and president of the infamous
Kossat Enterprises. It is unclear whether this was Nag's first
job -as a thief- or if he had already had previous experiences in
the field of crime (the percentage of failures, always high, is
not very helpful in this matter), but it is certain that Nag's
job at Nar Shaddaa puts him in contact with the prominent figures
of the Galactic underworld for the first time. But Nag's service
at Kossat Enterprises is short lived: the carelessness displayed
in "fulfilling" his tasks and the repeated sums of
money Kossat is forced to pay to put up for failed missions,
equipment, drinks and women Nag keeps billing at Kossat's balance
books convince the Hutt that the young thief is more of a loss
than an advantage. After a particularly unfortunate mission meant
to recover a precious art object, the Sarnath Eye, a piece Kossat
dearly wanted for is collection -even Nag is unusually quiet and
reserved on the details of this mission- the Kossat company gets
rid of Nag and forbids him to return on Nar Shaddaa.
This doesn't upset the young thief too much
(contenting with living and enjoying pleasures at Kossat's
expenses along as he could) who starts working for the most
various and strange people, with one single constant: to milk
some money out of the new boss and to give just an half-hearted
shot at the actual mission to fulfill; this leaves all of Nag's
following hiring bosses with a nonplussed opinion of their hired
Nag is a free spirit above all: he doesn't
enjoy rules, orders and constrictions. This has brought him far
from either the Empire and the most serious criminal syndicates.
He doesn't mind doing some jobs for the Rebellion, provided he
remains an "external" collaborator and he's not asked
to take a continued commitment.
His allergy to responsibility is obvious in
every act: Nag is always ready to act impulsively, never mind the
dangers, the risks, the impossibility or the stupidity of the
Acting on impulse involves any stimulation the
galaxy can offer him, from alcohol to gambling to women, Nag
seems ready to dive headlong in the most evident or gigantic
cheat or scam without thinking.
His huge and unexplainable belief in his skills
is not of help in staying out of trouble. In the Fringe of the
galaxy it is common to meet brash pilots or con artists who
actually know what they're talking about. Nag is even cockier...
unfortunately, in his case there is no actual skill to actually
back up his big words! This, however, doesn't stop him: with an
uncanny form of self-persuasion close to art, Nag always manages
to impute the endless troubles and accidents to any other factor
other than himself.
As said above, Nag is very sensible to female
charms. "the shadow of Nar Shaddaa" is easily gullible
any way, but when staring at a pretty set of curves, he will lose
even his last vestiges of caution. Once again he is helped in his
huge skill of self-persuasion, capable of turning every woman for
which Nag is actually drooling into an evident victim of his
irresistible charm. In words, Nag counts endless fiery love
stories with dozens and dozens of the most beautiful women in the
Galaxy. If the accuracy of these stories is something close to
that of his assumed accomplished tasks, it's possible that his
generous imagination worked out the majority of them.
Finally, Nag is totally and irredeemably
convinced of the non existence of the force: he is certain that
all Jedis are extinct, and that the few manifestations he
witnessed by some so called Force users are charlatans' tricks,
much to the stress of former dignitary Gothar Palpatine, for
which Nag works once in a while.
Nonetheless, once one has managed to ignore the
endless list of impossible stories, the mess close to absolute
chaos in which he keeps his starship, his total allergy to any
kind of ideal, dedication and sense of honor -hard to tell if
someone has ever managed to do it- one might find that Nag Skarr
also features some shadows of qualities.
The excellent opinion he has of himself and the
stubborness that brings him to live and challenge any obstacle
and violate every rule make him ready to face any mission: very
rarely Nag will step back from a challenging task to be done.
Moreover, even if in his own unconscious way, Nag does feel some
care and need to help his friends and those around him. As long
as he is not requested any definitive commitment or constriction,
he will always be ready to lend a hand to a friend.
Provided there is some fun to be had...
Blaster Artillery 5D
Brawling Parry 5D
Melee Combat 5D
Melee Parry 5D
Pick Pocket 7D
Thrown Weapons 5D
Planetary Systems 5D
Beast Riding 5D
Vehicle Op. 5D
Repulsorlift Op. 5D
Space Transports 5D
Starfighter Piloting 5D
Starship Shields 5D
Swoop Operation 5D
Computer Program/Repair 5D
Droid Repair 5D
First Aid 5D
Hover Vehicle Repair 5D
Repulsorlift Repair 5D
Space Transport Rep. 5D
Starship Weapon reapair 5D
Force Sensitive? No
Force Points: 3
Character Points: 5
Equipment: Corellian Transport
"Desert Flower", heavy blaster(5D)
A Quote: "Well, it's
worth a try... Have I ever told you about the time Dash Rendar
begged me to spare him?"
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