Day 173 – Jessika Pava
Jessika Pava was an X-Wing pilot for the Resistance in The Force Awakens and the Poe Dameron comic series. Pava’s first appearance in a Star Wars story was in the Jason Fry novel The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure. She also appeared in the Greg Rucka novel Before the Awakening.
In the Poe Dameron comic Pava was a part of Black Squadron. In The Force Awakens Jessika Pava was played by actress Jessica Henwick.
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