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Adi Gallia was a female Tholothian Jedi Master who lived during the final years of the Galactic Republic. Born on the Inner Rim world of Coruscant, Gallia was a member of the Jedi Order, selected early in her life to be trained as a Jedi Knight. Known for her exceptional skills in diplomacy, strategic planning, and combat, Master Gallia held a seat on the Jedi High Council, the highest governing body of the Order.
When The Clone Wars erupted between the Galactic Republic and the Confederacy of Independent Systems (CIS), Adi Gallia played a significant role in Republic military operations. As a Jedi General, she led the Republic's clone troopers into battle against the droid armies of the CIS. Gallia was involved in numerous battles and missions during the war, developing close relationships with several of her fellow comrades such as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker.
In addition to fighting the regular enemies of the Republic, Adi Gallia also encountered the dark side of The Force on several occasions. In one mission, she infiltrated the Dathomir, where the Nightsisters – a group of dark side users – dwelled. Gallia also had a confrontation with the enigmatic Sith Lord, Darth Maul, and his brother Savage Opress, as she attempted to keep the galaxy safe from their malevolent influence.
Beyond her abilities in The Force and a lightsaber, Adi Gallia was also known for being an exceptional starfighter pilot. She participated in numerous space battles, displaying her formidable piloting skills. Gallia often flew a customized Jedi starfighter, the Delta-7B Aethersprite-class light interceptor.
Adi Gallia's service to the Galactic Republic came to a tragic end when she was killed in battle. During a mission to rescue High Jedi General Eeth Koth, Gallia faced off against Savage Opress, who fatally wounded her in a lightsaber duel. She was succeeded on the Jedi Council by another Tholothian Jedi Master, Stass Allie, who would also tragically perish during the Order 66 purge.
Adi Gallia first appeared in the prequel trilogy film, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, where she was portrayed by actress Gin Clarke. The character's role was expanded upon in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, where Gallia was voiced by actress Angelique Perrin. The character also made appearances in various comic books, novels, and reference guides within the Star Wars franchise.
Adi Gallia's story serves as a testament to the dedication and selflessness of Jedi Knights who served the Galactic Republic during its darkest hours. As a prominent member of the Jedi High Council and a key general during The Clone Wars, Gallia's contributions to the fight for peace and justice remain an important aspect of the overarching narrative of the Star Wars saga.
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