Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Rebellion Era Campaign Guide
See also: Backgrounds
At some point in your life, you were orphaned. Perhaps when you were a child, your mother and father were slain by the Empire for their defiance, or maybe more recently, your family was killed in a Starship accident that left you the only survivor. The event that made you an orphan can serve as a catalyst for your adventuring, or it might simply be one of the influences that guided you toward becoming a hero.