Derek Klivian (5)Full unit name: Klivian, Derek 'Hobbie'
Last updated: 02.05.2024 14:36:06
Version: 8.02.002.2024.01.13
Basic info
First appearance: A New Hope
A New Hope
(MOVIE)
Species: Human
Relations: Imperial Starfighter Corps
Imperial Starfighter Corps
(Imperial Navy)
Organization
Galactic Empire Navy
Known Facts (5)
Battle of Hoth (2)
Battle over Endor (2)
Attack on Firith Olan's Hideout (Tatooine) (1)
Summary
Derek "Hobbie" Klivian, native to Ralltiir
Ralltiir
Planet
, was a longtime officer in Rogue Squadron
Rogue Squadron
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
and a well-respected pilot
Alliance Starfighter Corps
(Rebel Alliance Navy)
Organization
Rebel Alliance Navy
. As a young man, he attended Prefsbelt Fleet Camp with dreams of becoming an Imperial pilot
Imperial Starfighter Corps
(Imperial Navy)
Organization
Galactic Empire Navy
. At the academy, he made friends with Biggs Darklighter
Biggs Darklighter
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
, who persuaded him to oppose the Galactic Empire as tyrannical. When he graduated from Prefsbelt, Klivian was commissioned as executive officer aboard the Rand Ecliptic. There, he led a cell of mutineers that took over the ship
Mutiny on the Rand Ecliptic
Event
Galactic Civil War
, and he defected to the burgeoning Alliance to Restore the Republic with Darklighter. Klivian was ill when his best friend died in the Battle of Yavin
Battle of Yavin
Event
Galactic Civil War
, but afterward was recruited by Darklighter's childhood friend Luke Skywalker
Luke Skywalker
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
to join Rogue Squadron. Klivian served with distinction, fighting in the battles of Hoth
Battle of Hoth
Event
Galactic Civil War
and Endor
Battle over Endor
(Endor Campaign)
Event
Galactic Civil War
, and earned a reputation as a skilled, if crash-prone, pilot and a notorious skeptic.
When the Rebel Alliance became the New Republic, Derek Klivian continued serving until Rogue Squadron was disbanded. He then served with his close friend Wes Janson
Wes Janson
(Human)
Character
Supporting Characters
as a training officer for some time before rejoining the recommissioned Rogue Squadron under his longtime comrade Wedge Antilles
Wedge Antilles
(Human)
Character
Major Characters
after temporarily serving as Rogue Leader himself during the period when Antilles resigned. There he served for a dozen more years, battling various warlords and threats to the New Republic and serving as a vital part of the four-pilot delegation that brought Adumar into the New Republic. In 19 ABY, once peace with the Imperial Remnant had been reached, Klivian retired after approximately twenty years of service to the New Republic and Rebel Alliance.

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See also
UH
Known for being a member of the following organizations
Red Squadron
Rogue Squadron
Known for serving or being a passenger on the following ships
T-65 X-Wing
Pilot
Known for operating the following planetary vehicles or structures
T-47 Airspeeder
Pilot
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Full unit name: Klivian, Derek 'Hobbie' Last updated: 02.05.2024 14:36:06