Merei Spanjaf was a tech expert and one of the main characters in the 4-part book series Servants of the Empire by Jason Fry. Zare Leonis, who also appeared in the Star Wars Rebels TV series was her boyfriend.
The events of the Servants of the Empire book series take place before and during the events of Star Wars Rebels. You can learn more about Merei and Servants of the Empire in Parts I & II of an interview with Jason Fry by Jay Shah. It’s definitely worth checking out. As is this list of awesome things about Merei Spanjaf from sewcorrelian.
One thing you will hear again and again from Star Wars fans who have read the Servants of the Empire series is that it’s an entertaining read for kids AND adults so don’t let the ‘younger readers’ label stop you from checking it out if you want more adventures from the Star Wars Rebels time period.
Check out the entire list of women in 365 Days of Star Wars Women in the Women in Star Wars Index. It includes highlights from each post plus notes which posts include new 365 interviews with actresses, writers, artists, and more.