Dash Rendar is a character
in the Star Wars
Universe who appeared in the Shadows of the Empire book
and video game
. In the video game, you play as Dash Rendar.
In the book, he's just a peripheral character.
Dash started out as a thief
, but soon went into smuggling. Dash is a great pilot
, and has a very accurate shot.
Dash will gladly work as a gun-for-hire
. He piloted a snowspeeder
for the Rebels in the Battle of Hoth
. Later, Princess Leia
hired Dash to protect Luke Skywalker
from Prince Xizor
, who was trying to assassinate Luke.
Dash owns a ship called the Outrider. It is similar to the Millennium Falcon
, but smaller in size.
According to the Shadows of the Empire novel, Dash was killed in battle. But according to the video game, Dash nearly escaped death
, and decided that it would be better if everyone thought
he was dead.