Wes Janson

Name: Wes Janson
Type: Brash pilot
Homeworld: Taanab
Gender: Male
Height: 1.7m
Move: 10

Dexterity 3D
Blaster 10D
dodge 5D+2
melee combat 5D+2
missile weapons 7D+2
vehicle weapons 9D

Knowledge 2D
Alien species 4D+1
bureaucracy 4D
languages 3D+2
planetary systems 5D
streetwise 4D
willpower 3D+1

Mechanical 4D
Astrogation 5D+2
repulsorlift ops 6D
Starfighter piloting 9D
Starfighter piloting: X-wing 10D
Starship gunnery 10D
Starship shields 7D

Perception 3D
Bargain 4D+1
command 5D+2,
con 4D+1,
hide 3D+2
search 4D
sneak 6D+2

Strength 3D+1
Brawling 6D+2,
martial arts 5D
stamina 5D

Technical 2D+2
Blaster repair 3D+2
security 5D
Starfighter repair 5D+2
Starship weapons repair 5D+1

Character Points: 16

Equipment: Blaster pistol (4D), flight suit, comlink, tool kit

Wes Janson (pronounced /Wěs Jǎn’-sǔn/) was an ace starfighter pilot of the Alliance to Restore the Republic and New Republic. Janson first joined the Alliance prior to the Battle of Yavin, but contracted an illness that prevented him from flying in that engagement. He later served with Rogue Squadron, the Rebellion’s most elite starfighter squadron. As a key member of the Rogues, he fought at the battles of Hoth and Endor, among others. After Endor, Janson flew in multiple engagements as part of Rogue Squadron, including covering the defection of Imperial Grand Vizier Sate Pestage. Following that mission, Rogue Squadron was temporarily disbanded and Janson, along with his good friend Derek Klivian, were assigned to train new pilots. He would later go on to serve with Wraith Squadron, the New Republic’s pilot/commando unit. Janson was the first executive officer of the squadron and saw action both in space and on the ground during commando missions against Warlord Zsinj. After Zsinj was defeated, Janson transferred back to Rogue Squadron. Janson eventually reached the rank of Major after years of service fighting against the Galactic Empire, including in campaigns against Prince-Admiral Delak Krennel and Grand Admiral Thrawn, as well as a diplomatic mission to Adumar.

Janson retired from active service after the end of the Galactic Civil War, but returned to serve the New Republic by leading a group of volunteers during the Yuuzhan Vong War. The Yellow Aces were heavily involved at the Battle of Borleias, garnering a reputation as an elite unit. After the Yuuzhan Vong surrender, Janson retired again, but peace was fleeting. He would once again return to combat in the Second Galactic Civil War, joining Rakehell Squadron in support of Luke Skywalker’s insurgency against Jacen Solo, who had fallen to the dark side. Janson flew in the Battle of Centerpoint, providing cover for Jedi infiltration teams.

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