He was there when it exploded. A young rebel pilot at the Battle of Yavin, Wedge Antilles survived the attack on the first Death Star to become a respected veteran of Rogue Squadron. Rating: n/a Age Rating: 16+ Chapter 1 Corran & Mirax. When attacking, reduce the defender's agility value by 1 (to a minimum of "0"). The Death of Wedge Antilles Susan Hill 2 stories Summary. It is time for Wedge's friends to accept that even the greatest of them all must eventually fall.  Wedge was portrayed by three voice actors in the Star Wars radio series from National Public Radio : Meshach Taylor in A New Hope , Don Scardino in The Empire Strikes Back , and Jon Matthews in Return of the Jedi . He was there when Luke destroyed the first Death … Wedge was skeptical, to say the least, that any pilot could penetrate the Death Star’s defenses to hit a two-meter target – he swore the task was impossible, even for a computer. ―Wedge Antilles, in combat Wedge took to flying during one of his more successful attempts to run away from home, ... Wedge became a Rebel pilot and famously survived engagements with twelve different Death Stars. Wedge Antilles was the only X-Wing pilot to survive both assaults on the Death Star, but he didn't even get a chance to go up against it in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. And there is Wedge Antilles, barreling through the superstructure with the Millennium Falcon literally flying into the belly of the beast, the heart of darkness, the most dangerous of missions. Wedge Antilles met Luke Skywalker when the two sat next to each other at General Dodonna’s briefing in the rebel base on Yavin 4. Now we know why. He piloted a snowspeeder in the defense of Echo Base on Hoth, and led Red Squadron in the rebel attack on the second Death Star above Endor. Status: Complete Chapters: 1.
Wedge jumps off the train with the rest of Avalanche, and takes part in the attack on Midgar's Mako Reactor 1.Wedge's job is to secure the exit route while the others go set the explosive. Wedge Antilles was one of the more important minor characters during the original Star Wars trilogy. He’s talking to Wedge Antilles. He was right there racing out against the firestorm. Wedge Antilles first appeared in the third act of the original Star Wars. Had Wedge shown up to the battle in Rogue One, he would've already seen the Death Star before and his line wouldn't have made sense. He was there when Luke destroyed the first Death … Had Wedge shown up to the battle in Rogue One, he would've already seen the Death Star before and his line wouldn't have made sense. But wait, you say, that guy looks different than the man in the X-wing cockpit during the attack on the Death Star, and isn’t that Wedge?
Wedge Antilles was an X-Wing pilot and close friend of Luke Skywalker who appeared in all three of the Original Trilogy films. Wedge would be right there till the end with Lando and Nien Numb, and this time, he saw it all the way through. Genre: Scifi Author: Susan Hill. The mission is a success, and Avalanche retreats to the Sector 7 slums, where their hideout, Seventh Heaven is located. He flew alongside Biggs Darklighter, whose sweet mustache could not protect him from enemy fire in the Battle of Yavin, and he died, but Wedge lived on. He's an X-Wing pilot with the Rebellion and the de facto leader of Red Squadron, the team of pilots Like Skywalker joins up with. As "Red Two," Antilles was tasked with training a young recruit named Luke Skywalker. Wedge Antilles was an X-Wing pilot and close friend of Luke Skywalker who appeared in all three of the Original Trilogy films. The two would eventually buddy up to run the trench of the Death Star, with Wedge … IGN named Wedge the 24th greatest Star Wars character of all time, claiming "Wedge Antilles may be the most important ancillary character in the Star Wars universe". Now we know why.