A corpulent, corrupt Twi'lek Senator from Ryloth, Orn Free Taa was disliked on his homeworld for enriching himself on Coruscant and enmeshing himself in politics, becoming a leading power broker in the Senate. Free Taa was one of the Republic's leading Loyalists and a strong backer of the military, but his indulgences made him a symbol of everything the Separatists considered rotten about the Republic. At the dawn of the Empire, Free Taa continues to put his own ambitions ahead of the good of his people, but the Imperial elite are more interested in making him an example than an ally.
The captain and heart of the Ghost crew, Hera Syndulla was a gifted pilot and leader. While Hera was a strong commander -- and especially adept at dogfighting with TIE fighters -- she was also warm and nurturing. The Twi’lek could bring out the best in her team, which consisted of very different personalities, making them believe in themselves, each other, and their struggle against the Empire.
A freedom fighter on his homeworld of Ryloth, Gobi is a close friend of Cham Syndulla and his family. Although he treats Cham's young daughter, Hera, like a niece, his insistence on involving the child in spying, flying, and black market arms dealings endanger the girl and leave Gobi at odds with her parents in addition to political tensions as Cham turns weapons over to the Empire leaving Ryloth, in Gobi's estimation, defenseless.
Serving as medical assistant to Nala Se, the young girl known as Omega has a curious mind and an affinity for the elite clone troopers known as Clone Force 99, but many underestimate her intelligence. After spending her life working in Tipoca City on Kamino, the product of the Kaminoans cloning experimentation, Omega embarks on a new adventure with the Bad Batch following the dawn of the Empire.