Endurance of Hope
My earliest memories are of temple on Coruscant. Plo Koon, Master Yoda, Obi Won all raised me. In the end it was Coleman Trebor who trained me as a Jedi. I remember early on in my apprenticeship. In 24 BBY, a terrorist named Granta Omega stormed the Senate Building with a group of assassin droids in an attempt to assassinate Supreme Chancellor Palpatine. Coleman Trebor, fellow Jedi Shaak Ti and myself were among the first to learn of the attack and they traveled to the Senate Building post haste, along with teams of Jedi. Palpatine was located in the unoccupied Grand Convocation Chamber, and Trebor and his fellow Jedi used the pods in which senators normally sat to propel themselves forward, toward Omega and Palpatine. They engaged many of the assassin droids, destroying them. Ultimately, Omega’s plot was foiled and Palpatine emerged unscathed.
Trebor joined the Council during a turbulent period, known as the Separatist Crisis; former Jedi Master Dooku had founded the Confederacy of Independent Systems, and many star systems were seceding from the Republic and joining the Separatists. In 22.5 BBY, a Separatist sect dubbed the Roshu Sune emerged on Antar 4, the home moon of the Gotal species, and uncover agents working for the Roshu Sune infiltrated many chapter houses of the Jedi-allied Antarian Rangers. Overnight, many Rangers were killed and Antar 4 was thrown into disarray. Eager for revenge, Antarian Rangers from across the galaxy converged on the moon, while Coleman Trebor and Saesee Tiin led battalion of Jedi Knights to deal with the threat posed by the Roshu Sune. The first assault was a disaster, resulting in monumental loss of life on both sides; for the second assault, Trebor and Tiin used electromagnetic pulses to overwhelm the Gotals’ sensitive headcones, and were able to apprehend and defeat the Roshu Sune without bloodshed. However, the attack upset the majority of the local populace, who believed the Jedi had used sloppy tactics. Trebor and Tiin returned to Coruscant, but the damage had been done; the public image of the Jedi had been damaged, and many looked to the Battle of Antar 4 as a reason for seceding. The remaining members of the Roshu Sune carried out many terrorist acts on Coruscant in Dooku’s name, which the leader of the CIS never publicly condemned.Master Trebor and I were part of the Jedi task force sent to Geonosis to rescue Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Padmé Amidala. Several minutes into the battle, I watched as he attempted to attack Count Dooku alone, even though the Count was said to possess vastly superior lightsaber skills. It would not come to a duel, however—Trebor was shot at by the bounty hunter Jango Fett, who was standing at Dooku’s side, but he deflected the first two shots. The third shot was aimed at his shoulder, hitting it successfully, and the last shot hit him in the abdomen. The force of blow lifted him clean off his feet over the balcony, causing him to fall to his death. Trebor was succeeded on the Jedi High Council by Jedi Master Kit Fisto. The conflict after the battle on Geonosis became the galaxy-spanning Clone Wars, and it was later mused that the Clone Wars may have been averted had Trebor struck Dooku down. That is the same point in which Kit Fisto became my master.
Kit Fisto, along with Plo Koon, Saesee Tiin, Adi Gallia and I ,went with a fleet to Lola Sayu in an attempt to evacuate Skywalker, Kenobi, and the other surviving members of their group from the planet after the group’s initial plan to escape the Citadel, a prison located on Lola Sayu, had failed. When we arrived, we engaged the separatist blockade fleet. Plo Koon made an attempt to land a Gunship on the planet to pick up the survivors, escorted by Fisto, Gallia and Tiin in their starfighters. They found the team on a small Island and managed to successfully pick them up, fly back to their command ship and retreat to Coruscant.
Immediately after the battle of Lola Sayu I went through my Jedi trials and was knighted.
Soon after I left for Felucia. The battle of Felucia occurred late in the Clone wars. It was part of the Outer Rim Sieges. It was initially a mission assigned to the 182nd Legion of the Grand Army of the Republic to combat the Separatist forces which had taken control of the planet. When contact with the 182nd was lost, the 501st Legion of elite clone troopers was deployed to investigate their disappearance. After the 501st secured the area, the 327th Star Corps under the command of Jedi Master Aayla Secura and Marshal Commander CC-5052 arrived and began a manhunt for President of the Commerce Guild, Shu Mai, who was believed to be holding Jedi Padawan Ekria prisoner. Following her rescue, the battle quickly shifted to an attempt to stop the spread of deadly toxins from contaminating Felucia’s water supply. In the midst of the battle, the Order 66 protocol issued by Supreme Chancellor Palpatine was received, and most of the Jedi were shot dead by their own men.
I met up with Qu Rahn a jedi knight. Soon after we discovered that Yoda had survived Order 66 and was living in self-imposed exile following his failure to defeat Palpatine. Later, Rahn would be part of the group of Jedi that was betrayed by Ventor to Darth Vader. However, we managed to evade the Dark Lord of the Sith. Troubled and confused about how those Jedi could turn to the dark side, Rahn made the dangerous journey to visit Yoda, but never revealed his location to me. Rahn hoped that Yoda’s wisdom would help to give clarity to the thoughts that were troubling him. Instead of a reassuring conversation, Yoda merely spoke enigmatically about a planet, on which was located a “valley of Jedi souls,” a place of great power. Yoda bestowed upon Rahn the rank of Jedi Master, giving him a gold lightsaber in the process and sending him on his way, but not before teaching Rahn the ability to live on after death as a Force ghost. The new knowledge and Yoda’s gift baffled Rahn, but he accepted the lightsaber and vowed to protect the weapon as it would him
After his meeting with Yoda, Rahn became determined to find the Valley of the Jedi and free the spirits trapped there in order to prevent any possibility that the valley’s power would be used for evil. For the next several years, Rahn searched obsessively for any information about the history or location of the valley. Time and time again, any leads Rahn found to the valley’s hiding place left him empty-handed. In his mind, the valley seemed unreachable—as mythic as the planet Millinar or the Lost City of the Jedi. To make matters worse, the relentless task of the Galactic Empire’s Inquisitorius to find every last Jedi made travel perilous. Ultimately, Jerec caught wind of Rahn’s search. Hoping to find the valley in order to obtain its power, the Inquisitor initiated his own search. The race to be the first to find the Valley of the Jedi was on.
During this time, Rahn heard a report that Halagad Ventor, the man who had caused so many Jedi deaths, had been found by a group of Rebel Alliance soldiers and redeemed before he died Rahn scoffed at such rumors, refusing to believe the tale that had found its way to his ears and remembering that Yoda had once told him that the dark side would forever dominate the destiny of those who had chosen it.
Morgan Katarn, a close friend of Rahn’s After countless years of dead ends and false leads, Rahn was close to admitting defeat in what was increasingly appearing to be a fruitless quest, but then a vision helped to restore his resolve. The vision led him to a simple farmer living on the planet Sullust’s moon Sulon—a man named Morgan Katarn. Rahn arrived on Sulon and stopped at Katarn’s farm for some time. From Katarn, Rahn learned that the valley did in fact exist. Katarn also shared with Rahn a thousand-year-old prophecy that the native Bouncers had told him about the valley. Katarn wanted to tell Rahn the valley’s exact coordinates, but the Jedi Master strongly forbade him to do so, having seen in the same vision that he might be captured before he could reach it. Still, Rahn told Katarn that he would try to assemble a team in order to study the valley. Rahn then entrusted his personal green-bladed lightsaber to Morgan and urged him to pass down the location of the valley and the lightsaber to Morgan’s own son Kyle Katarn.
Soon after Rahn sent me away to meet with another Jedi Rahm Kota. Going into hiding with his militia, Kota began striking at Imperial targets, taking interest in the Dark Lord of the Sith Darth Vader and hoping to draw him into a confrontation. This culminated in a mission to seize a TIE Fighter Construction Facility in orbit of Nar Shaddaa. Kota believed that he could draw Vader out with the strike but was instead confronted by the Dark Lord’s secret apprentice. The two dueled in the facility’s command center and I escaped with the militia. However, we took huge losses during the fight over Nar Shaddaa. I knew exactly where to go. We went back to Vanqor and set up base in the wrecked hull of the Endurance. Kota was gone now. We had some expert pilots with us. Jon “Dutch” Vandar and Tiree. Along with a talented engineer and fighter pilot Jake Farrell. We stole several crates of what we thought were weapons and parts from the facility. What we ended up with was 12 blaster rifles, 6 TIE Pilot uniforms and 3 months worth of terrible food to eat.
|+ 90 xp||Toydarian|
|+ 10 xp||Obligation (Addiction – Alcohol)|
|+ 215 xp||Special Background|
|– 30 xp||Cunning 2 → 3|
|– 30 xp||Intelligence 2 → 3|
|– 15 xp||Ranks 1 and 2 Leadership|
|– 5 xp||Uncanny Reactions|
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|– 15 xp||Grit|
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|– 20 xp||Force Rating|
|– 5 xp||Parry|
|– 10 xp||Soresu Technique|
|– 20 xp||Sense Advantage|
|– 20 xp||The Force Is My Ally|
|– 25 xp||Natural Mystic|
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|– 5 xp||Battle Meditation|
|– 5 xp||Battle Meditation Range 1|
|– 10 xp||Battle Meditation Control 1|
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|– 5 xp||Forsee|
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|– 10 xp||Sense Control 1 (Surface Thoughts)|
|+ 35 xp||Game 1|
|+5 xp||Interlude – Sinek’s Meditations|
|+45 xp||Game 2|