Chewbacca (in the past Chicktabba in French version) is a character of the Star Wars .
He large and is covered with a large fur. Tribe of the Wookiee S, one recognizes it thanks to the belt of cartridges that it carries in shoulder-belt and who constitutes his only pageantry. Originating in the planet Kashyyyk, it grew there with large leaning for the adventure. At the time of its rite of wookiee initiation, it cut out the pistils of a carnivorous flower syren, which gave him the right to carry its famous shoulder-belt.
Episode IIIChewbacca helps Yoda to flee when Dark Sidious orders the elimination of all the Jedi. It defended its planet with the assistance of Tarfful, one of his friends of childhood wookiee.
Episode IV, V and VIChewbacca is the faithful fellow-member of Han Solo towards which it has a debt of life since this last released it from the yoke of the Empire. Being expressed only by cries and howls, it can control, repair and fight. Perhaps that, remembering its engagements at the sides of Yoda, he manages to make change Han Solo of opinion at the end of episode IV.
The death of ChewbaccaWell after the end of the war between the Rebellious Empire and the , a new threat weighs on the Nouvelle Republic: the Yuuzhan Vong. Using living beings in the place of machines, they decide to invade the galaxy by colonizing planets the ones after the others. On one of them, Sernpidal, they installed one the their creatures most powerful, able to generate fields gravitational S comparable with that of a planet: basal Dovin. This last attracted the moon of Sernpidal, Dobido, on the surface of planet, resulting in the death of thousands of people. It is while wanting to save a shuttle of refugees with the assistance of Anakin Solo, the son junior by Han Solo and Leia Organa Solo, that Chewbacca found death, saving the life of Anakin in extremis . The loss of his/her best friend will disturb during more than one whole year the life of Han, which will sink in the Alcoolisme and will seek revenge costs that death costs in order to honor with that it earlier released from the Empire of the years.
Wide universe: the family of ChewbaccaVery early in their career of smugglers, Han Solo and Chewbacca, after being entered in possession of the Falcon Millenium , made halt on the native world of Chewbacca, Kashyyyk. It is at this time that Chewbacca found its promised, Mallatobuck, and Maria with it. But because of its debt of life towards Han Solo, Chewbacca set out again in company of the smuggler, leaving behind him his wife, and also her son, Lumpawarrump. This last was high mainly by his/her mother and her large father Attichitcuk (the father of Chewbacca).
Chewbacca also has some cousin (E) S of which Jowdrrl, Dryanta and Shoran which took part with Lumpawarrump and Chewbacca in the rescue of Han Solo during the crisis of the black fleet.
George Lucas says to be inspired of sound Chien, named Indiana, by creating the character.
- the name of Chewbacca is a pun with " chew tobacco" who results in " chew tabac". That explains the French translation Chicktabba used in episode IV (but not in the following).
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