Posted Fri, Feb 12, 2010 by Martuk
Is there anything that the Sith won't destroy? One would have to wonder what they might intend to rule over once they have destroyed it all. This week, Star Wars: The Old Republic (SW:TOR) chronicles Taris: Legacy of Sith Destruction offers a look at the history behind the newest planet in SW:TOR and the destruction it suffered at the hands of the Sith Lord Darth Malak.
Once home to a thriving civilization, Taris was razed by the Sith Lord Darth Malak 300 years ago during the Jedi Civil War. As a symbol of hope, redemption, and defiance, the Republic has begun an unlikely effort to re-colonize Taris. To do so, they will have to deal with the toxic soil, dangerous pirates, and ferocious rakghouls – the only survivors of the Sith bombardment. Determined to overcome the challenges, Republic and Jedi leaders are moving forward with the effort. However, Imperial intelligence has other plans…
Threat of Peace, Issue 26 was also released this week and chronicles the final moments of the battle between the Sith and Jedi in Dantooine’s crystal caves.