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Jaru was a stormtrooper assigned to Jerec's fleet in 5 ABY. He was a Human male known among his companions for his large nose, targeting skill with grenade launchers, and ability to spit long distances. Jaru was assigned to help excavate the Valley of the Jedi under Major Vig, where Yun saved him from being crushed when a section of a chamber's roof collapsed. In saving Jaru, Yun took his first step toward the Light Side.