Star Wars: The Old Republic is a MMORPG videogame
published by LucasArts and is set during
Old Republic era. To accompany it, both LucasBooks and
Horse Comics released original story tie-in material.
published tie-in novels to accompany the videogame: Fatal
Alliance, Deceived, Revan
While Dark Horse Comics published three comic series:
of Peace, Blood
of the Empire and The
Lost Suns. The stories
in these publications by themselves do not tell a single
cohesive story but are rather standalone stories based on events from the videogame.
The stories span some three hundred years on
the Star Wars timeline.
4,000 years before A New Hope
the Jedi and the Republic were successful in holding back the
expansionist plans of the Sith Empire - but the Empire and its Emperor
was not destroyed. For three hundred years the menace remained and
now, in a sudden and brazen attack on Coruscant and the Jedi Temple,
the Sith Emperor forces the Republic and Jedi to the peace table - but
on his terms...