Mitth’raw’nuruodo, more commonly known as Thrawn, was a Chissmaleofficer and Grand Admiral of the Imperial Navy during the reign of the Galactic Empire. An alienImperial officer with striking blue skin, red eyes, and an angular face, Thrawn was well known as a brilliant and ruthless strategist. He believed that in order to achieve victory in war, one must know their enemy. As such, he dedicated himself to understanding the philosophy, art, and culture of his opponents, which included the Twi’leks of Ryloth and the warriors of Mandalore. When GovernorArihnda Pryce requested a strong commander capable of defeating the rebels on Lothal, Grand Admiral Thrawn accepted the challenge, intending to dismantle the rebellion one piece at a time.