“History is on the
move. Those who cannot keep up will be left behind, to watch from
a distance. And those who stand in our way will not watch at all”
Grand Admiral Thrawn
only non-human officer within the Imperial Fleet to rise to prominence
by nearly bringing the fledgling New Republic to its knees, Grand
Admiral Thrawn’s military brilliance amazed friend and
Imperial troops to his banner five years after Endor; Mitth’raw’nuruodo,
as he was known to his native Chiss,
used complex strategies to ensure the survival of an increasingly
splintered and dangerous galaxy.
those who knew and served under him, Thrawn’s ultimate plan
for the Empire’s future lay shrouded in mystery…so
much so that even years after his untimely assassination, hope
remained that the greatest of all Grand Admirals would return
and lay claim to a final Imperial victory.
was a character created and introduced into a Star Wars Expanded
Universe book trilogy by author Timothy Zahn. Star Wars fans voted
for actor Jeremy
Irons to portray the Grand Admiral in an internet poll.