20-year-old ship’s mechanic Dirk Harkness and his
girlfriend, first mate Chessa Dohhenty of the freighter Colder’s
Watch, are jumped by stormtroopers during a cargo
unloading on Kelada. Chessa is killed, and Dirk finds
himself on the run. He finds himself in a bar, looking
at his ruined face in a mirror. Some Rebel friends of
Chessa’s show up, and bring him into the Alliance.