Zorii Bliss

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Zorii Bliss


Zorii Bliss is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe first introduced in the 2019 film "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker". Portrayed by Keri Russell, Zorii is a human female whose face is always masked, giving her an air of mystery and intrigue. She hails from the snow-covered planet of Kijimi, where she leads a band of smugglers known as the Spice Runners.

Unlike many of the characters in the Star Wars universe, Zorii does not take a clear side in the ongoing conflict between the Resistance and the Sith presence. Living on the fringes of the Galaxy, she is primarily concerned with survival and has a somewhat cynical point of view. However, her character arc in "The Rise of Skywalker" shows her ultimately siding with the Resistance.

In the movie, Zorii Bliss is presented as an old friend of Poe Dameron, a central character in the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy and a key figure in the Resistance. Despite their checkered past—Poe apparently abandoned her to join the Resistance—Zorii helps Poe and his friends in their quest to find a Sith artifact.

It is in Zorii’s character to be pragmatic and realistic, with her cynical outlook masking a deeply ingrained sense of honor. Through her connections as a Spice Runner, she provides Poe and his crew valuable aid, despite her initial reluctance. By the end of "The Rise of Skywalker", Zorii Bliss takes part in the final battle against Palpatine’s fleet, having chosen to stand with the Resistance for the greater good.

Zorii Bliss is a complex character who, despite her rogue, smuggler exterior, grows to understand the importance of fighting for a cause that is bigger than oneself. Her contribution to the Resistance in "The Rise of Skywalker" showcases her loyalty and sense of duty, making her an intriguing and unconventional heroine in the Star Wars universe.

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