Joso the Jawa is a Jawa that has gone into salvage at a more galactic scale. Instead of remaining on Tatooine and scrounging up items for repair and sale he got a job with a salvage ship and went off to make his fortune among the stars. Continue reading
The Way of Balance is an offshoot of the Jedi Order. After the First Jedi Purge a new order arose from the ashes of the Jedi alongside them. They believed that anyone who was Force Sensitive should be trained before their powers either went wild, drew them deep into the Dark Side, or became dormant and stagnant. At first this was the only way they differed from the Jedi Order and were seen as a sect within the order.
For those of you who don’t know about the Gand culture in Star Wars I’ll give you a brief description from Fantasy Flight Games’ Edge of the Empire Core Rulebook on page 47:
Society: Gands have a closed culture. What is known about them is that religion and life are closely entwined. A gathering of elders called the Ruetsavii observes the various religious sects that represent the virtues of Gand life. Off-worlders are most familiar with the religious sect known as the “findsmen”. These are the Gand who leave their home planet on ritualistic hunts to catch prey and bring divine blessings to their people. Many other sects are rumored to exist, particularly in the fields of genetics, medicine, and engineering, but their exact natures are unknown.
Master Tyranna is a Selkath. She is a Jedi Master who has devoted herself to teaching. Having been born during the New Sith Wars her teaching has taken the route of teaching between combats and even during combat. Since emotions can lead to the Dark Side her lessons during combat tend to lean towards calming her students.
[I didn’t want this backstory to be as inclusive as other backstories because she will be the Jedi Master the players are studying under.]