PC Gamer described the act of compelling Zaalbar to murder Mission as "twisted", and one of most profoundly malevolent player decisions in PC gaming. They passed by Javyar's Cantina where they found an unusual pair—a Wookiee, and a fourteen-year-old Twi'lek girl who preferred speaking Galactic Basic Standard rather than her people's native language. Mission Vao has received a positive critical reception, and is considered a fan favorite. Images (5) Towards the end of the game, if the player character embraces their identity as Darth Revan, Dark Lord of the Sith and sides with a fallen Bastila Shan, Mission and Zaalbar will attempt to defect from the party. In the enclave where he was being kept, a conversation ensued that allowed Mission to realize the truth in Lena's words.  Megan Crouse from Den of Geek praised Mission, a Twi'lek female who is "a street-smart thief who would fit in perfectly with the smugglers and scoundrels of the galaxy", as a nuanced alien character who is not typecast as typical of the Star Wars franchise. By this time, the two friends had become focused on expanding their import/export business. Mission Vao is a fictional character and party member in the 2003 action role-playing video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, developed by BioWare and published by LucasArts. , Catherine Taber's role as Mission Vao served as a starting point for her career in the voice acting industry. He formed the view that Mission is "possibly the most notorious character from KOTOR, famously loved or loathed, simply because BioWare did such a splendid job of writing a 14-year-old girl". Optional conversations with Mission will reveal details about her past and how she and Zaalbar met, and eventually unlocks a subplot involves her brother Griff. Zaalbar swears fealty to the player character upon his rescue, and both him and Mission joins the player character's party as companions for the remainder of the game. Allows Mission to wear Mira's default outfit from TSL, either with the original undergarments or Mission's vanilla sports bra. Mission Vao was a 14-years old jailbait Twi'Lek from Taris. Navigation.  Mission is presented as having mastered of sleight of hand and slicing techniques, adept at stealth and demolition abilities, and skilled in the use of a blaster and vibroblade.. Although Mission was shocked to see her homeworld destroyed before her eyes, she told Revan she would find a way to deal with it, and that whatever help she could offer him against Darth Malak and the Sith she would. Mission has been well-received as a character; she is noted as an example of a well-rounded female extraterrestrial character in the Star Wars series, and has remained popular as a fan favorite. Revan saved Zaalbar from the slavers, and as customary to his people, the Wookiee swore a life debt to him. Mission was angry with Griff, especially after witnessing him continue his get-rich-quick schemes.  Alana Joli Abbott from Den of Geek said she is the most unique character among the "several badass women" in Knights of the Old Republic, and rated her as among the 25 best female characters of the Star Wars media franchise. She prefers speaking Galactic Basic rather than her people's native language. She believes the best of people most of the time. Avengers: Age of Ultron to present.  For Taber, Mission and other Twi'lek characters she would later portray such as Vette share some inherent traits, which include a "natural optimism in the face of adversity, a "can-do" attitude and especially, an undeniable feistiness". Mission shouted indigently, poking Harry in the ribs. You and Mission both." Despite her harsh upbringing and abandonment, she has a sunny and optimistic outlook on life. She has since appeared in some of the most popular science fiction and fantasy titles on the market including The Secret World, Guild Wars 2, Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and X Men. Reference Book:Star Wars Saga Edition Knights of the Old Republic Campaign Guide Affiliations: The Fringe,Zaalbar Mission Vao is a bright, cheerful, young Twi'lek who grows up in the rough Undercity of Taris. Summary.  Drawing from her own cultural experiences, Taber opined that the Twi'lek people, who are often portrayed as a marginalized minority in the Star Wars franchise, have a "common cultural thread" to their shared history. After the destruction of Taris, Mission accompanied Revan and his companions aboard the Ebon Hawk and assisted Revan in his journey to destroy the Star Forge. base codes and activated by … Mission was not about to part ways with the only family she had since her brother left, so she too joined Revan. In 2000, the Georgia native made her feature film debut starring alongside Soleil Moon Frye and Wil Wheaton in the coming of age dramedy The Girls' Room, where she and Frye play college roommates with contrasting lifestyles.. Taber got her break into video game voice-overs in Knights of the Old Republic in 2003, where she played Mission Vao.  Anthony Gramuglia from CBR said the best female characters of the Star Wars franchise are in its licensed video games, and cited Mission as an example. Her closest friend is the Wookiee, Zaalbar. Mission also loved to tease Zaalbar, like saying he needs to brush his t… Vision (MCU) Member of the Avengers. In 3954 BBY, Revan planned one a final adventure into unknown space. She was present at the celebration of the Star Forge's destruction and the Republic's victory over the Sith, where Revan's companions were proclaimed as saviors of the Republic and were each awarded the Cross of Glory. And I like to infuse the characters with hints of Classic Star Wars when I can. Mission was happy that her brother was alive, but now she didn't feel as though she owed him anything anymore. Mission Vao (Pronounced Mish-inn Veo) was a 14-year old female Twi'lek whom served as Jedi Master Quinlain Jinn 's sidekick and off-on love interest. Zaalbar - wookiee warrior and marksman. Mission's Mission by bigdonadiet. She parted ways with Revan after the defeat of Darth Malak. American actress Catherine Taber started her voice acting career with the role of Mission Vao. Mission gefiel es gar nicht, mit ansehen zu müssen, wie sich diese „vollbusige Schlampe“, wie sie Lena selbst bezeichnete, ihr… Yes, in a handful of countries the age of consent is below 14, but the worldwide average is still 16. She joined the crew of the Ebon Hawk following her encounter with Revan and the destruction of Taris, and was awarded the Cross of Glory in 3956 BBY, at the age of 14, for her part in locating the Star Forge and the triumph of the Galactic Republic over the Sith Empire at the Battle of Rakata Prime. Mission has been mentioned in the massively multiplayer online game Star Wars: The Old Republic as well as Star Wars reference books, such as the second volume of The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia. Question asked by ElChetu on Jul 15th 2005. Despite her harsh upbringing and abandonment, Mission was a sunny and optimistic girl. Twi'leks can belong to any heroic class. Last Modified: Jun 15th 2006. Mission is first seen on the surface of the planet Taris, and is later encountered in its Undercity. I love the father/daughter-esque dynamic Mission and Carth have going on in KOTOR, with the exclusion of this That 70s Show parody. Seeing that Revan was a newcomer in the Lower City, Mission provided him with information about the city, the swoop gangs, local Exchange boss Davik Kang, and the bounty hunter Calo Nord, who had just walked out of the cantina, leaving a few corpses behind. She also said that she had actually wanted Mission to come with them, and even offered to pay for her ticket, but Griff told Lena that Mission wouldn't leave Taris. Mission is considered by Gamestm to be one of Bioware's eight most memorable party companions.  She said the role earned her some credibility as a voice actor, which helped her agent during negotiations with casting directors, and she felt fortunate that it opened up more opportunities for the progression of her career. She and her Wookiee friend Zaalbar hang out in the lower city, undercity, and sewers on Taris.  Walker in particular praised Mission as "pitch perfect, both over-enthusiastic and endearing while a whining, complaining mess, and horribly over-dependent", and considered her to be "brilliantly written", who is "funny and annoying in equal measure". Mission Vao is a fictional character and party member in the 2003 action role-playing video game Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, developed by BioWare and published by LucasArts. Character Wiki. She followed Revan to the end of his quest, even to the monstrous Star Forge. , Mission has appeared in multiple "top character" lists. Revan watched as Zaalbar scared away some Black Vulkars picking on Mission.  In an interview with Electronic Gaming Monthly, Art Director Derek Watts said Mission has been altered from the character's original concept as a young Twi'lek male who is a teenager or a young adult in his early 20s. Mission and Zaalbar then left the cantina to seek more adventures in the Undercity. When Revan departed for the Unknown Regions, Mission did not accompany him. Because of her age, Mission was often looked down upon by Revan's other companions. American actress Catherine Taber started her voice acting career with the role of Mission Vao. In 3956 BBY, near the end of the Jedi Civil War, decorated war hero and legendary soldier Carth Onasi was stranded on Taris with an amnesiac Revan following the attack on the Endar Spire, a Republic warship under the command of the Jedi Bastila Shan. Twi'lek adventurers typically leave Ryloth to explore the Outer Rim and seek fame and fortune.  Valerie Estelle Frankel praised the character as a "cool female Han" who is not presented as a stereotypical Twi'lek sex slave, as well as her visual design of being fully dressed in nondescript colors with vest and googles like an actual smuggler.  She applied her knowledge of Mission's past, which she said gives context into how it shaped her personality as an orphaned child who is alone in the world and wants to appear "cool and tough" to others, as part of her preparation for the character. The entire war effort against the Sith relied on her skill wit… Zaalbar's tribe came under the attention of numerous slaving organizations across the galaxy, such as the unscrupulous Czerka Corporation. Mission still questioned the validity of Lena's statements and when Revan took the Ebon Hawk for a landing on Tatooine in search of the Star Map, they found Griff had been taken prisoner by Tusken Raiders. During these travels with Revan, Mission encountered Lena, who explained what had happened after she and Griff left Taris. Vette would lead a large Lethan army westward towards the lands of the Sioux Confederacy where they planned to align themselves alongside the human Sioux. Juhani - Cathar Jedi Knight and Jedi Guardian. After parting ways with Revan, Vao and her longtime Wookiee best friend Zaalbar started a business venture together. Harry whined, rubbing his side. A teenaged blue-skinned member of the Twi'lek species, she is depicted as a kind and resourceful orphaned street child who is the constant companion of a Wookiee named Zalbaar.  She occasionally ad-libbed some of the character's mannerisms, including references to other works in the Star Wars universe. Bastila Shan - Jedi Knight and Jedi Sentinel. After escaping the Leviathan, Revan revealed his former identity to the crew. , Promotional art of Mission Vao as she appears in, "In a way, for me it actually feels really natural. Carth Onasi was particularly disgusted at first about a fourteen-year-old living by herself in a dangerous area and occasionally the two found themselves at odds in a father-daughter fashion. The player will have to either kill them, or in the alternative, exploit Zaalbar's life debt and force him to murder Mission on their behalf. 9 in their 2017 list of the 10 Best BioWare Companions. The reason given by the author is: Game Front is now back online. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Only. If Zaalbar is forced to kill Mission, he will turn on Revan if he is brought along as a companion to the Star Forge. This mod has been set to hidden. Eventually she realized, though nobody was perfect, her brother was a little less perfect than most for he never learned from his own mistakes; therefore instead of fruitlessly trying to "improve" her brother, she learned to accept him as he was. The 15th Anniversary of KOTOR continues, as the young Twi'lek companion, Mission Vao, and her stalwart Wookiee companion, Zaalbar, are available to unlock today in #StarWarsGalaxyofHeroes. Mission's past is explored in the twenty-second issue in the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series of comics.  Mission was included in Gamespot's 2019 list of "15 Great Star Wars Characters Who Came From Video Games".