6 years after the evnts in Rise of the Legend 17 and The Phantom Menace.
Six long years had passed since the death of the Junrua Buedi, in that time no word had been heard from the crazed Dark Jedi Irvin Mard or his ally Skraak Tyrat.
In the time the Jedi trained.
They strengthened friendships, it was a time of relative peace and tranquillity.
The planet Endor. Harash Soru and his Padawan Dana Kowls are returning from a recent mission.
Dana Kowls: "I love Endor, it's so calm and peaceful. Why can't we have more missions in places like this?"
Harash Soru: "We can't pick our missions Dana. It would be much simpler if that were the case."
Hara's holopad suddenly began to beep.
Hara hit the activation button and a blue image of Michel Kringe appeared before him.
Michel Kringe: "Hara! I'm glad I caught you. Irvin Mard has been seen on Tatooine!"
Harash Soru: "Finally, we can end his mad ideas."
Michel Kringe: "The Council has authorized this mission. May the Force be with you my friend."
Tatooine, roughly two days later.
Harash Soru: "Stay close Padawan. This is not a place you would want to get lost in."
Dana wrinkled her nose.
Dana Kowls: "There is a rather distinctive smell here."
Harash Soru: "We'll ask in this cantina. You check out the patrons. I need a drink."
Hara approached the bar and glanced casually around. A middle-aged Qel-Dor approached him.
Qel-Dor: "You wanna buy some... Ale."
Ale was a new type of drug, particularly popular and legal on the Hutt worlds. Hara waved his hand at the man.
Harash Soru: "You don't want to sell me Ale."
Qel-Dor: "I don't wanna sell you Ale."
Harash Soru: "You want to throw your Ale away and turn your life around."
Qel-Dor: "I want to throw my Ale away and turn my life around."
Hara smiled slyly as the Qel-Dor turned and hurried out of the bar.
Dana watched as the Qel-Dor disappeared.
Voice: "Oi! You in the cloak!"
She turned to see two men sat at a table looking at her. The first wore a hat and was clearly a mercenary whilst the other looked more like a smuggler.
Smuggler: "What you doing in here kid?"
Mercenary: "This is no place for a young'in."
Dana Kowls: "I'm looking for someone."
Mercenary: "Aren't we all?"
Hara walked quickly over to his Padawan's side.
Harash Soru: "Is there a problem here?"
Smuggler: "Nah, just making sure the kid here was alright."
Harash Soru: "She's with me."
Dana Kowls: "I can look after myself!"
Mercenary: "I'm sure you can."
Smuggler: "Now, about this Weequay you're looking for."
Harash Soru: "I don't believe we mentioned a Weequay."
Smuggler: "Well I know where you can find one."
The two led the Jedi to a disused space port. The smuggler, who's name was John Vandarr, and the mercenary, who's name was Jacen Xhin, assured them that Irvin Mard had been seen here,
Dana Kowls: "So what are you two doing here?"
John Vandarr: "Exploring the Galaxy."
Dana Kowls: "Where's home?"
Jacen Xhin: "Who needs a home when you have a ship at your side?"
John Vandarr: "What about you two? You bounty hunters or something?"
Harash Soru: "Shh! Someone's coming!"
Irvin Mard: "We're finally ready Skraak! It's time to destroy the Jedi!"
Skraak Tyrat: "They are weak my Lord, you will destroy them."
Harash Soru: "Why don't you find out just how weak we are?"
Irvin Mard: "Soru! Haha, it is about time I had my revenge against you!"
Skraak Tyrat: "The Jedi girl is mine."
Irvin Mard: "All yours my friend."
The four warriors lept at each other, clashing in a shower of sparks and blaster bolts.
John Vandarr: "What... They're Jedi!?"
Jacen Xhin: "Did they tell us that?"
John Vandarr: "Of course not!"
They looked back towards the Skirmish.
John Vandarr: "Looks like they need our help!"
Jacen Xhin: "Agreed. You help the girl, I'll help her Master."
Irvin Mard: "You aren't strong enough Soru! I heard about the return of the Sith! I will find the Sith Lord and join his cause!"
Jacen Xhin: "Oi, Weequay! Sith this!"
Irvin spun around and deflected the shots that Jacen fired off at him, he then swung his blade and destroyed one of Jacen's slugger pistols.
Jacen Xhin: "Sith spit! Do you have any idea how valuable these are!?"
Irvin Mard: "As valuable as your head Mercenary!"
Harash Soru: Jacen watch..."
Hara stopped, he suddenly felt a great pain in his heart.
Harash Soru: "Master Yaddle?"
Snapping out of his trance Hara looked around.
Harash Soru: "Jacen wait!"
Before Hara could stop him however, the mercenary lept at Irvin, wrestling against the Dark Jedi.
In the mean time Skraak had turned on John.
Skraak Tyrat: "This isn't your fight scumbag!"
John Vandarr: "Oh but after insulting me like that how could I possibly go?"
As Skraak fired at John, Dana swung her lightsaber and severed the bounty hunter's jet pack.
Dana Kowls: "Rule one. Always ignore a distraction."
Jacen pulled away from Irvin, wrestling a lightsaber from his grip.
Jacen Xhin: "Lightsaber eh? Bet this is worth a few creds."
Harash Soru: "You best give that to me before you cut your arm off."
Irvin Mard: "Or I do!"
The Weequay charged at Hara, slamming his blade against the Jedi's.
Jacen Xhin: "No!"
As Jacen raced to Hara's aid Irvin suddenly spun around and slashed the mercenary across the chest.
Dana and John stood over Skraak.
Dana Kowls: "Its over Skraak. No escape this time."
Skraak Tyrat: "Never surrender."
Skraak triggered the flamethrower on his wrist, sending a jet of fire towards Dana. However, his attack was brought to an abrupt end as Vandarr shot the bounty hunter in the face.
John Vandarr: "Game over."
Irvin Mard stood over Jacen's body.
Irvin Mard: "Now you see why you should never face me. Die fool!"
Harash Soru: "I agree."
The Jedi rushed in, his lightsaber flaring as it sliced through Mard's neck.
Mard collapsed backwards, his head rolling away.
Jacen Xhin: "Nice shot mate."
They moved Jacen's body and Vandarr hurried over to his friend.
Jacen Xhin: "John..."
John Vandarr: "Save your energy Jacen, we can save you."
Jacen Xhin: "Not this time mate. Listen... You stick with these two. They're good people, they'll look out for you. I'll miss you..."
Jacen's voice faded and his eyes slid shut.
John stood, laying his friend's remaining gun on his chest.
Harash Soru: "I'm sorry John."
John Vandarr: "He's right. If there is ever anything you need from me SOru. All you have to do is ask."
Hara's holopad beeped and he turned to answer it. Once more and image of Michel Kringe appeared before him.
Michel Kringe: "Hara..."
Harash Soru: "Michel! We did it, Mard and Tyrat are dead!"
Michel Kringe: "Excellent. I knew you would do it."
Hara frowned, something was wrong with his former Master.
Harash Soru: "Michel, is everything alright?"
Michel Kringe: "Hara, it's Master Yaddle. She has been killed."