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- "Trust in yourself and let the Force guide you"
- – Orius Ando
Orius Ando was born on Alderaan in 46 BBY to Alderaanian Senator Kilana Ando and wealthy businessman Exar Ando. Orius was discovered to be force-sensitive at two years old. Kilana and Exar contacted the Jedi Temple immediately. When Orius was two and a half, he was brought to the Temple by Jedi Master Yaddle.
First Battle of Geonosis
In 22 BBY, Mace Windu led a Jedi Strike Team to rescue Senator Padme Amidala, Jedi Padawan Anakin Skywalker, and Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi on Geonosis. Orius was chosen to go along side friend Gram Alnin.
Rescue from the Arena
The strike team was rescued from the Petranaki arena by Yoda and the new Grand Army of the Republic. Orius was picked up by a gunship alongside two other gunships, picking up Gram Alnin and Kyle Redbreak. Orius was greeted by his commander, Clone Marshal Commander Raan, who was the leader of Electric Company. Orius lead his new troopers into the battle very carefully. Orius had also befriended his Commander's second in command, Captain Breezy. The three, Master Orius, Commander Raan, and Captain Breezy, often shared jokes with one another. Whilst shooting droids, Breezy was shot in his upper torso, securing a definite injury. Orius managed to place Breezy's unconscious body under some rubble for shelter. "Yes Master Yoda" Orius receiving word that Count Dooku has fled Geonosis. After defeating the last of the droids, Orius and his new troops were brought back to Coruscant via LAAT gunships, which escorted them to their cruiser.
"I don't like this, sir. General Skywalker should have broken the blockade by now.""Patience, Commander. They will break the blockade, and Ryloth, will be freed of this blockade."
—Commander Raan and Orius discussing Anakin's failure to break the blockade over Ryloth