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    Question Essential Guide To Alien Species

    I finally picked up the Essential Guide To Alien Species. I've read most of the books, except NJO (only read Vector Prime) so far, but it's been soooooo long since I've read them, I don't recall in what books the species appear. I wish the book told where the species made its first appearance. Maybe some of you guys could help out. Here's a list, which book did these aliens appear in:
    Anzati (I know they were in the Star Wars comic, but were they in a novel?)
    Barabel
    Codru-Ji
    Coway
    Drovian
    Elomin
    Firrerreo
    H'nemthe
    **'Din
    Jenet
    Khommite
    Kurtzen
    Lorrdian
    Massassi (Jedi Search?)
    Melodie
    Mimbanite
    Myneyrsh
    Phindian
    Pho Ph'eahian
    Pydyrian
    Rishii
    Selonian
    Shi'ido (one of the ugliest and dumbest looking creatures)
    Sluissi
    Ssi-ruu
    Taurill
    Togorian
    Toka (Sharu)
    Trianii
    Verpine
    Vor
    Yaka
    Yevetha
    Zeltron
    Any help would be appreciated

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    There was an Anzati Dark Jedi in I, Jedi. Can't think of most of the others right now.
    "There is no pain where strength lies"-Darth Maul
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    Ssi-ruuk were in Truce at Bakura, there was Barabel in one of the Thrawn Trilogy books, there was Verpine in Vision of the Future and Massassi were a species on Yavin 4, enslaved by Exar Kun, they're mentioned a few times in the Jedi Academy Trilogy. Most of the others sound familiar, but I can't think of specific books they appear in.
    "There is no pain where strength lies"-Darth Maul
    "You must join me, Obi-Wan, and together we will destroy the Sith!"-Count Dooku

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    Anzati (I know they were in the Star Wars comic, but were they in a novel?)
    Barabel
    Codru-Ji
    Coway
    Drovian
    Elomin (Elom, i.e. Mole backwards, was in Jabba's palace)
    Firrerreo
    H'nemthe
    **'Din (Hoe'Din)
    Jenet
    Khommite
    Kurtzen
    Lorrdian
    Massassi (Jedi Search? also in Golden Age of Sith comics)
    Melodie (Junior Jedi Knights series)
    Mimbanite
    Myneyrsh
    Phindian
    Pho Ph'eahian
    Pydyrian
    Rishii
    Selonian (Corellian Trilogy books)
    Shi'ido (one of the ugliest and dumbest looking creatures. Intro'd, I believe, in the Galaxy of Fear young adult series)
    Sluissi
    Ssi-ruu (intro'd in Truce at Bakura novel)
    Taurill
    Togorian (from AC Crispin Han Solo trilogy)
    Toka (Sharu)
    Trianii
    Verpine
    Vor (Jedi Academy trilogy, I think. Ackbar destroyed their music tower)
    Yaka
    Yevetha (Black Fleet Crisis trilogy by Michael Kube-McDowell)
    Zeltron (pink aliens from SW Marvel Comics series)

    Feel free to add others (but no peaking in the book!).
    "That's what Sheev said."

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    and the winner is...

    Barabel - dark force rising
    Codru-Ji - crystal star
    Coway - splinter of the mind's eye
    Drovian - planet of twilight
    Firrerreo - crystal star
    H'nemthe - tales from the mos eisley cantina
    **'Din - last command
    Jenet - galaxy guide 4
    Khommite - dark apprentice (Dorsk 81)
    Kurtzen - truce at bakura
    Lorrdian - han solo's revenge
    Mimbanite - splinter of the mind's eye
    Myneyrsh - heir to the empire
    Phindian - dark rival
    Pho Ph'eahian - han solo's revenge
    Pydyrian - new rebellion
    Rishii - dark force rising
    Sluissi - heir to the empire (sluiss van ship yards)
    Taurill - darksaber
    Toka (Sharu) - lando calrissian and the mindharp of sharu
    Trianii - han solo at stars end
    Verpine - courtship of princess leia
    Yaka - dark empire
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    thanks for the posts. I've widdled the list down. If anybody out there know where these aliens made their first appearance, please post it. This is a chance to show off your superior Star Wars knowledge.

    Elomin (Jabba's Palace, but is the species in any books?)
    Selonian
    Trianii

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    Elomin - Their back story was in the Thrawn trilogy. Palpatine enslaved them to build weapons for the Empire. (Last Command)
    Selonian - The Corellian Trilogy (Ambush at Corellia)
    Trianii - Han Solo at Stars' End
    For my Star Wars TV List go here
    Viddy Well my Malcolm McDowell/Clockwork Orange Tribute site

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