Arya and her team arrive on Alderaan, where she feels a strange familiarity upon meeting Leia. She educates Leia on tactical attire and builds trust with Senator Organa. They learn about the mission to Darknell and Arya explores Alderaan’s market with Leia. R2-D2 gifts Arya a seeker droid named BD, and Leia presents her with an encrypted communicator, igniting a sense of purpose and a desire to stand against the Empire.
My featured look back photograph for July 2023 is an image I captured on a remote highway in southeastern North Dakota (technically, on the way to dinner in Fullerton, ND).
Rebels gather in the Old Gather House, led by Senator Mon Mothma. She highlights the Empire’s atrocities and urges unity. Norra, accompanied by Bistan and Porkins, sets off on a mission to build alliances, aided by Arya’s craftsmanship. They depart on the Little Piggy to Alderaan, carrying hope and determination.
Arya dedicates herself to supporting the Rebel cause on Chandrila, working alongside Norra Wexley. She becomes involved with the Hannah Institute and forms a connection with Lor San Tekka, an explorer focused on preserving Jedi artifacts. As tension with the Empire grows, Arya embraces her destiny, trusting in the Force as she prepares for the challenges ahead.