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Slave Quarters Row
General information
Location

Mos Espa, Tatooine

Usage
Era(s)

Rise of the Empire era

Slave Quarters Row, commonly known as the Mos Espa Slave Quarters was a crowded section of Mos Espa on Tatooine.

Slave Quarters Row was situated on the outskirts of the spaceport, and was one of Mos Espa's poorest areas. The row was lined with cheap hovels originally built by the mining companies who first colonized Tatooine. These hovels were home to slaves of such prominent Mos Espa figures as Gardulla the Elder and the junk-dealer Watto. The hovels used outdated bio-converter power generators that converted sludge from the underground pipelines into natchgas to fuel the hovels' limited power needs.

Anakin Skywalker lived out his childhood years with his mother in Slave Quarters Row, along with his friends Kitster Banai, Amee, Melee and Seek. The Skywalker hovel was a conglomerate of three separate hovels, though this was not generosity on their master Watto's part; the Toydarian simply could not afford any more slaves to fill his hovels.

In 8 ABY Leia Organa Solo visited Slave Quarters during search for missing famous Killik Twilight.

The Skywalker hovel cutaway.

Behind the scenes

The real world locations for the Slave Quarters are Ksar Hadada, Medenine and Ksar Oueld Soltane in Tunisia.

Appearances

  • Episode I: Anakin Skywalker (Mentioned only)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace novel (First appearance)
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace comic
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace video game
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace junior novel
  • Jedi Quest: The Shadow Trap (Mentioned only)
  • The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader (Appears in flashback(s))
  • Tatooine Ghost

Sources

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