- "What's this? I found a quarter!"
- ―Zuckuss, demonstrating his talents
Zuckuss was a Gand bounty hunter with somewhat low self esteem who worked for the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance. He hated when people called him "Zuckass," which happened a lot. At some point in his life, he suffered lung damage from exposure to the Pissed Mist.
He had a
sick fetish knack for finding things, like TV remotes fallen behind the couch, or obscure provisions in a mortgage contract. Naturally, he believed this gift would translate well in the bounty hunting trade. He was only half-right. Zuckuss became a Gand findsman, working his way up in the organization by finding his keys, missing socks, and board game pieces. Unfortunately, he soon discovered he had no talent for finding moving targets. Frustrated and seized with crippling self-doubt, he sought out a fellow bounty hunter, 4-LOM.
Zuckuss and 4-LOM began a long and profitable career when they met in a small club in Hamburg on Tatooine. They began writing songs together soon afterward. The duo became a big hit in the Outer Rim, attracting the attention of local music agents, who Zuckuss and 4-LOM readily turned into Imperial authorities for thousands of credits. The two bounty hunters found their stylistic differences complemented each other perfectly: Zuckuss was the happy, bubbly personality with a talent for catchy melodies, while 4-LOM was a serious, sarcastic soul with political aspirations.
Interestingly enough, Zuckuss had multiple personality disorder, and his other personality, "Mr. Zuck," was a much better bounty hunter than he was. Under that personality, Zuckuss purchased the Mist Hunter. The ship was sold at a bargain price as the seller knew of Zuckuss's mental instability and was therefore not concerned if the Gand ever discovered that the ship was actually a