Characters Of Star Wars: The High Republic: Meet Ty Yorrick!
The introduction to the heroes and villains of The High Republic continues with a new animated short focusing on the unique monster hunter Ty Yorrick!
Star Wars: The High Republic is a multimedia epic set two centuries before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, during the prime of the Jedi Order. It spans novels, comic books, and short stories, written by a brain trust of outstanding Star Wars writers including Justina Ireland, Charles Soule, Daniel Day Older, Cavan Scott, and Claudia Gray.
Through the new web series Characters of Star Wars: The High Republic, animated shorts that tell the stories of The High Republic’s heroes and villains, fans are getting to know many of the major characters. Each episode focuses on one character and their journey leading up to the events that kick off The High Republic. The latest episode introduces fans to Ty Yorrick, a unique figure in the new saga
Ty Yorrick is an independent monster hunter of the High Republic era, using the skills she honed in her past to pave her way in the galaxy. She is also Force-sensitive and uses a unique purple lightsaber. She is set to appear in the upcoming novel The Rising Storm by Cavan Scott.
The animated short has quite a bit in common with the Galaxy Of Adventures shorts in terms of style and length. It’s just over a minute, so it’s a quick and visually compelling introduction to one of the more interesting new characters in The High Republic era so far.
Darby Harn is a contributor for Screenrant, CBR.com, Star Wars News Net, and Movie News Net. He is the author of the sci-fi superhero novel EVER THE HERO. His short fiction appears in Strange Horizons, Interzone, Shimmer, and other venues.