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Zakk Bannon
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Full Name
Zakkariah Q. Bannon
Rank
Jedi Guardian
Alias
Zakk
Age
25
Height
5'11"
Weight
150 Ibs
Eye Color
Blue
Hair Color
Brown
Home Planet
Corellia
Species
Human
Affiliation
Jedi
Companion
Ala Quin
Other Family
James Bannon (Father, Deceased); Kalinna Bannon (Mother, Deceased)











Zakk BannonEdit

In CharacterEdit

BiographyEdit

BackgroundEdit

Born in Coronet City, Zakk was raised by his parents, James and Kalina Bannon, until a few months after the boys eighth birthday. It was then that Zakk witnessed the murder of both his mother and father, while he hid inside a coat closet. After watching his parents die at the hands of the assassin, the little boy charged at the man from his hiding place. The boy was quickly knocked unconscious by his parents killer and left alone next to their bodies. Whether or not Zakk was not apart of the contract or the assassin did not wish to kill a child is unknown.

For several years following the event, Zakk bounced around Corellian System in and out of foster homes. His rebellious nature kept landing him in more trouble than the families thought he was worth. Finally, at seventeen years old, Zakk left the foster care system and hitched a ride to the Jedi Temple. It was there that the young man thought his destiny lay. He went there hoping that the teachings of the Force and the Jedi training that came with it would give him what he would need to face his parents killer.

Training under Jedi Knight N’yssa Farifax proved tough for the Corellian. Nevertheless, he pushed onwards to become what he felt he was meant to be. The things he learned and the people he met showed him a deeper meaning to life than just worrying about what lay ahead. He learned to trust in people again, to love, to embrace all that was wrong, and the faced with the worst, hope for the best.

After five long years Zakk reached the rank of Jedi Knight and was finally allowed to leave the Temple without his master’s accompaniment. Under the watchful eye of the now Jedi Master Farifax, Zakk had never been able to leave the Temple and confront the assassin that killed his parents. Now as a Jedi Knight, he left the Jedi Enclave and journeyed to Nar Shaddaa where he had learned that he would find the man responsible for the misery in Zakk’s life. A few days went by and the Corellian had come up short in his hunt and just was he was about to give up his search, the man appeared.

Zakk confronted him, his lightsaber in hand and pointed at the man. This was the Jedi’s first tangle with the darkside within him. He looked into the man’s heart and searched his own feelings before realizing that everything that had led him to this point was not so that he could claim revenge but to help him let go of his pain in the past. The assassin had reformed himself after that fateful night after the child Zakk had charged him from his spot. He had come to terms with what he had done and had even expected that day’s events. And now with Zakk’s blade ready to strike, the Corellian could not bring himself to take his vengeance. He spared the former assassin’s life and returned home to the Temple.

With a renewed sense of self, Zakk began to take on students of his own and take up his own fight against the darksiders that threatened the galaxy. In the wake of the events on Nar Shaddaa, he met and fell in love with Ala Quin. Unfortunately the two never got too far in their relationship with each other. Ala vanished just as Zakk gained a small promotion in ranking. With her mysterious disappearance, the Jedi departed from the Jedi Temple once again, spending the next year and a half traveling the galaxy in search of clues to Ala’s whereabouts. He spend most of his time in the Outer Rim Territories, helping those less fortunate fight for their right to survive in the harsh galaxy.

Student TrainingEdit

Zakk has a very relaxed training idea as opposed to many of the other's in the order. The only main focus he has is in swordsmanship. Being a user of Ataru and Jar'Kai, he focuses on improving one's endurance and dexterity than one's physical prowess. So his training sessions usually focus on repetition and pushing one's body to the limits. He goes out on a run everyday and encourages his students to run with him. Force training is also a big focus of the Jedi's as it is needed to successfully use Ataru to the best of it's abilities.

His only downside is philosophy, mainly because he is still learning it for himself. He usually tries to avoid giving out his own philosophies on the Jedi Code and such and tries to get his students to seek lessons from other's.

Among Zakk's known students are Jay Shaun (Knight), Eva Na'Cyra (Padawan), Bane Shosten (Apprentice; Fallen), Landoni (Apprentice), Raasman Dunir (Padawan), Saricia Ask'lan (Padawan), Chloe Quinne (Padawan), and Zig Duo (Padawan), Nell Turiss (Apprentice), Desric Midalyn (Apprentice),

Zakk is currently accepting students

Training and AbilitiesEdit

PadawanEdit

My character was trained by N'yssa Farifax. My character was trained in the following force skills and abilities:

  • Force Jump/Leap
  • Force Speed
  • Telepathy
  • Telekinesis
  • Control Pain
  • Force Empathy
  • Force Barrier
  • Force Stun*
  • Tapas
  • Force Flash*
  • Form I: Shii-Cho

Jedi ApprenticeEdit

My character gained the rank of Jedi Apprentice on [12/13/2008]. My character was trained in the following force skills and abilities:

Jedi KnightEdit

My character achieved the rank of Jedi Knight on [3/15/2009]. My character was trained in the following force skills and abilities:

  • Force Healing
  • Force Stealth
  • Farsight
  • Mind Trick/ Force Illusion
  • Force Deflection*
  • Force Harmony
  • Cure Disease*
  • Cure Poison*
  • Battlemind*
  • Force Shield/Resistance
  • Form IV: Ataru
  • Jar'Kai
  • Form II: Makashi

Jedi GuardianEdit

My character was bestowed the rank of Jedi Guardian on [4/09/2010], [1]. My character was trained in the following force skills and abilities:

Jedi MasterEdit

My character earned the rank of Jedi Master on [...] My character was trained in the following force skills and abilities:


Roleplaying Thread LinksEdit

Padawan/Apprentice Threads Edit

Induction: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=17865

Padawan Force Training: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=18796

Saber Sparring: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=18743

The Flamewind: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=18742

Learning Ataru: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=19483

Saber Sparring: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=19549

Learning Jar’Kai: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=18872

Saber Construction: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=19850

Promotion to Apprentice: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=20474

Apprentice Force Training: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=20593

Dreams of the Past Part 2: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=21824

Knight Threads Edit

Promotion to Jedi Knight: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=22103

Nell’s First Lesson: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?22131

Dreams of the Past: Part 3: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=22160

Force Training Desric: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?22357

Knight Force Training: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=23434

Ghost Ship Mission: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?23445

Promoting Nell to Apprentice: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?23921

Knight Sparring: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=24851

Sparring with Ala: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?25816

Promotion Test: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=26265

Philosophy with Jay: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?2691

Lightsaber Basics with Jay: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?26313

Guardian Threads Edit

Promotion to Jedi Guardian: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=26919

Rescuring Ala from Sarn: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?26804

Meeting Saricia: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?28010

Philosophy with Saricia: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?29616

Sparring with Yallayo: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?27321

Lightsaber Trail with Jay: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?27139

Promoting Jay to Apprentice: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?27478

Meeting Lee Sin Quan: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?27673

Lightsaber Construction with Jay: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?27564

Reviewing with Saricia: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?26945

Date Night with Ala: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?28275

Patching up Spark: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?28594

Gaius Introduction: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?28716

Teaching Landoni and Raas: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?28755

Sparring with Shianni: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?29125

Lightsaber Training with Jay: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?28910

Promoting Jay to Knight: http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=29680

A Jedi, an Agent, and a Darksider: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?30116

Bane’s Great Hall Intro: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?30630

Lee’s Redemption?: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?30687

A Meeting with Aldan: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?32031

Philosophy with Bane: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?33255

Group Training with Chloe, Zig, and Bane: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?30794

Atrisia with Bane Shosten: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?31336

Guardian Force Training (unfinished): http://sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?t=31470

Promoting Bane Shosten to Apprentice: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?32834

Resuce of Ala Quin: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?32975

The Resistance of Therrace Prime: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?33156

Bane’s Saber Construction: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?33293

A Bit of Piracy: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?33868

A Goodbye to Bane: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?33849

Eating with Terra and Garyn: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?33944

Hearing about Aestus: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?34403

Searching for Aestus: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?34663

Final Spar with Jay: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?34460

Chasing the Clouds: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?34580

Meeting Eva in the Great Hall: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?34672

Meeting Alen’ Na’Varo: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?34688

Conflict on Reecee: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?29699

Returning Home: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?36401

Fun with Jay and N’yssa: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?38537

Reunion with Ala: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?37340

Imprombtu Dinner with Desiree: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?40547

Sparring with Nafrayo: http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?40670

Threads After Zakk's Return Edit

The Return of a Guardian - http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?45476

Focus and Refocus (Meeting Tempest) - http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?45547

When Things Don't Make Sense (Meeting Stali) - http://www.sw-rpg.net/forums/showthread.php?45515

Out of CharacterEdit

About the RoleplayerEdit

Hey-yo! Derek still here. Just giving a an update for all my pretties! Currently have a blast doing the Stay-at-Home Dad thing for a wonderful little girl. Attempting to continue classes when I get a chance, though I dont know exactly what Im looking for. >.> Anyways I've been RPing with SWRPG on and off for the last 8 years now and I just cant stop coming back to the place that's changed my life so drastically. Anyways if you need to reach me for some fun plottages or just for some friendly conversation shoot me a PM on any of the accounts listed below or this one. Cheers!

Other Characters Played (Currently Active)Edit


Christopher Ivey (New Republic Army)
Myra Allen (Dark Jedi)

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