Green women have a habit of popping up as characters in some of the most beloved sci-fi franchises including Star Wars, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and Lost in Space, among others. io9.com takes a look at their favorite jade-hued ladies of sci-fi. We couldn’t be prouder of Oola.
Oola (Star Wars): Unlike the Orion women, Oola is a bona fide slave, a Twi’lek tragically tricked into becoming a dancer for Jabba the Hutt. There, she was starved, forced to service Jabba, and beaten for any disobedience. Just before she believed she would be rescued by Luke Skywalker, Oola performed one final dance for her master, but when Jabba pulled on the chain around her neck, beckoning him to her, she defied him, pulling back until Jabba tugged her over a trapdoor and dropped her into the chamber of his hungry rancor.
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The Emerald-Skinned Women Who Make the Universe a Greener Place (io9.com)