The Jedi Temple is attacked, an Emperor is betrayed,
and the Sith are born anew! A lot can happen in a
hundred years, but all of the above happens just in this
first issue! Not since Luke Skywalker first stepped
aboard the Millennium Falcon has the galaxy seemed like
such a vast, exciting, dangerous place!
Over the bodies of their enemies, two Jedi make a pact
that will set them on the path to a greater danger than
they have ever known . . .
Bounty hunters capture a prisoner whose presence will
test their resolve-and the strength of their alliance .
A Sith apprentice is given the honorific
"Darth" and sent to hunt a quarry whose
capture-or death-could shake an empire to its
foundations . . .
And a Princess finds herself alone in the galaxy,
pursued by those she once counted as allies.
A man struggles with a dilemma: to claim his rightful
heritage and save the galaxy, he will have to turn his
back on his only kin and abandon them to a dark fate.
Elsewhere, a long-kept secret gnaws at a ruthless bounty
hunter. Revealing it could mean certain death for him
and his companions, but ignoring it just might drive him
A galaxy-shaking secret is revealed in the heat of
battle! Old friendships will be strained to the breaking
point, unlikely new alliances will be formed, and the
relentless forces of evil will pursue their dark ends
with even greater vigor and purpose. In a universe on
the brink of either destruction or salvation, it is the
actions of an unexpected few that will determine the
fates of all.
A legacy is revealed, denied, and endangered as Cade
Skywalker's friends turn their backs on him, and he
finds himself in league with those he thought were his
enemies! Decisions must be made, and a hero's burden
must be taken up or cast aside. The Jedi, the Sith, and
the Empire all want something from Cade Skywalker, and
all he wants is to be left alone. But in a galaxy on the
brink of war there is no place to hide!
Lightsaber crashes against lightsaber in a battle
between Jedi and Sith that marks a crucial turning point
in the fate of the galaxy! The life of a central figure
hangs in the balance, triggering Cade Skywalker to make
a shocking choice that will challenge everything he’s
fought so hard to protect, and start him down a path
from which he can never return.