Mission Vao is a bright, cheerful, young Twi'lek who grows up in the rough Undercity of Taris. Though her skills are less than reputable, she is nonetheless loyal to her Wookiee friend Zaalbar and her troublesome brother Grif. She and Zaalbar travel with Revan after they help Zaalbar escape slavers on Taris. Her skills prove to be extremely useful, but she is also on a mission of her own- trying to catch up with her brother. She succeeds, only to discover that he was more dishonest than she imagined. She and Revan succeed in bailing him out of yet another unlikely scheme, before they part ways and she follows Revan in their search for The Star Forge.