Despite his successful mission on Dathomir, the Jedi
Council still feels that Quinlan Vos walks dangerously
close to the dark side. Kiffex, a prison planet under
watch by the Guardians, is suddenly thrust into chaos
when an unidentified enemy decimates a security
compound. Vos is specifically requested to investigate
because of his Guardian ancestry, and he soon finds
himself on another suicide mission.
Bad things are happening on the prison planet of Kiffex.
A Guardian outpost on the planet has been overrun by the
vampiric Anzati and weapons from the outpost have spread
to the inmates. When Jedi Quinlan Vos, a direct
descendant of the Guardians, is summoned to help
investigate the disaster, he cannot refuse. But the
Jedi, who is struggling with the draw of the dark side,
may be in for more than he bargained. Fortunately, Quin
has the help of his scheming Devaronian pal Villie, his
former Master, Tholme, and unexpected support in the
shape of a small blind cook. Quin will need all the help
he can get to survive this mission and avoid falling
into the darkness...
The vampiric, primal Anzati, under the leadership of
Volfe Karkko, have overrun the prison planet of Kiffex.
All lives on the planet are threatened as Karkko sends
his followers out to collect beings to feed his hunger.
Three Jedi Knights stranded on this planet make a stand
against both a cantina full of enraged prisoners and a
band of Anzati hunters led by Aayla, a former Padawan of
Quinlan Vos. Quin, already struggling with the draw of
the dark side, fights alongside Jedi Masters Tholme and
Zao, and the ever-scheming Devaronian, Villie. After a
surprising confrontation with Aayla, Quin and his
companions are joined by another mysterious Jedi and
find themselves victims of a conspiracy but are the last
hope for hundreds of prisoners on Kiffex...and possibly
the entire galaxy!
Quinlan Vos is looking for his missing Padawan, Aayla.
Unfortunately, she has fallen in with some bad company:
namely a vampiric dark Jedi name Karkko. To make things
worse they are all trapped on a lawless prison planet
crawling with mutant vampire-like aliens. Quin's pal
Villie has a plan to get them off the planet but it
doesn't include rescuing Aayla. That's something that
Quin won't consider. He must face off against Karkko and
rescue his Padawan -- or die trying.