When Governor Pryce of Lothal wanted a stronger commander to dismantle the rebellion, the Empire answered with Grand Admiral Thrawn. Thrawn was a male Chiss, with striking blue skin, red eyes, and an angular face, known for his brilliant strategic mind and ruthlessness. He was determined to “pull the rebels apart piece by piece.”
Lothal is a diverse planet, with both farmland and a city center. During the age of the Empire, it fell under Imperial occupation, as farmers were kicked off their land and enormous TIE fighter and weapons factories were built. While most of the population felt powerless in the face of Imperial rule, a select few dared to fight back.
The Ghost, piloted by the gifted Hera Syndulla, was the starship and home base of a small band of Lothal rebels. Named for its ability to travel past Imperial sensors without detection, the craft included many hidden surprises that aided the crew in their fight against the Empire. Among its many features were a 360-degree dorsal laser cannon turret, two forward laser cannons, and two rear laser cannons, as well as sleeping quarters. It also included the Phantom, a secondary shuttle that acted as a fully-armed starfighter.
Imperial construction modules were large-scale space bases used during building projects. They housed all materials, plans, and data related to development. An Imperial construction module orbiting Geonosis was discovered by the rebels, and the Ghost crew went on mission to investigate. This module, however, while once active, was nothing more than a backdrop for an Imperial trap.
An Imperial salvage yard, Reklam Station was positioned in the atmosphere of the planet Yarma. The Empire used Reklam Station to turn old starships and vessels into scrap, often using slave labor to run its operations. The Ghost crew attempted to steal Y-wings from Reklam, but the mission did not go smoothly, and the station was destroyed.