Day 60 – Mara Jade
Mara Jade, one of the most well-known and important characters in stories now considered Legends, has been an assassin, a smuggler, and a Jedi Knight. She worked for Emperor Palpatine, she married Luke Skywalker, and she and Luke had a son named Ben (yes, Ben).
Mara Jade debuted in the Timothy Zahn novel Heir to the Empire. She appeared numerous comics and books including books in the following series: The New Jedi Order, Dark Nest, Legacy of the Force, and Fate of the Jedi. (See her Wookieepedia page for a good list of all of her appearances.)
If you’re looking for a brief history of her character this video from Star Wars Minute is for you.
Comic Vine has a good visual list of comics Mara Jade appeared in.
Mara Jade won a fan’s choice action figure poll in 2011. Here’s her Black Series figure.
And because I really like this You Tuber’s Scottish accent, here’s another video about the life of Mara Jade.