Empire

2 ABY

The Modern Galactic Calendar for 2 ABY is based on the 368 day standard of Coruscant. Dating is based on the Before the Battle of Yavin (BBY) or After the Battle of Yavin (ABY) nomenclature. New Year Fete (1) A five-day period that begins on the new year with Empire Day followed by the four …

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Abby Tavira

Abby Tavira is a war corespondent for INN. She developed a name for herself during the uprisings of Mimbanese Liberation Army within the Mimban System, and now covers the Galactic Civil War from the front lines. Most of her reporting centers on the actions of the Imperial Army with occasional broadcasts from Imperial Navy ships.

Arya Raseri

Once a member of a Force-sensitive warrior clan on Eshan, Arya has separated from the clan and gone into hiding as a result of the Empire’s inquisitorial actions to eliminate Force users from the galaxy.

Battle of Yavin

0 ABY. The Battle of Yavin was the “line-in-the-sand” clash between the Empire and Rebellion that formally plunged the galaxy into civil war. Intended to be a military effort to destroy the DS-1 battle station (“Death Star”), it became a rallying event for worlds and forces against Imperial rule and signaled the end of the …

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Carrack Class

Made by Damorian Manufacturing Corporation for the Galactic Republic, the Carrack Class light cruiser is a dedicated combat platform that appeared toward the end of the Clone Wars. It was designed as an affordable and heavily gunned alternative to expensive capital ships. In addition to being capable of fending off smaller ships by itself, the …

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Clone Wars Begin

22 BBY. The establishment of the Confederacy of Independent Systems across mid-rim and outer-rim worlds ignited into the Clone Wars. The Clone Wars are now understood to have been a politically-motivated war designed to create the conditions for the rise of the Galactic Empire.

Cygnus Spaceworks

Rising to prominence as a galactic corporation during the Clone Wars, Cygnus Spaceworks is most known for its family of military shuttles including the Nu Class Attack Shuttle and its variants, the Eta Class Shuttle, Lambda Class Shuttle, Theta Class Shuttle, and Sentinel Class landing craft. In addition, it licenses designs from Sienar Fleet Systems and …

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Dai Bendu

The Order of Dai Bendu (a.k.a. Bendu or Dai Bendu) is an ancient and semi-legendary organization that predates the Jedi Order and has studied the Force for at least 25,000 years. Although the Order of Dai Bendu still exists, its tenets are poorly understood. Some historians have theorized that Bendu monks are the original incarnation of the …

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Destruction of Alderaan

0 BBY. Known as The Disaster, Alderaan was destroyed by Imperial forces using the DS-1 (Death Star) battle station. Following the destruction of the planet, the Empire began an unofficial, but systematic purge of Alderaanians from Imperial worlds. The rescue of Alderannians became a focus of Rebel efforts.

Dmitry Koketch

Dmitry Koketch is a senior anchor and managing economics editor for INN. He is a recognizable figure to INN viewers and is generally considered as the “face” of the network across the Core Worlds and Inner Rim. When not anchoring regular transmissions, Dmitry focuses his attention toward reporting on galactic economics, trade, and corporate activities. When away …

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Echani

The Echani are a minor galactic near-human species that originated on the planet Eshan. While biologically similar to humans, Echani have very light skin, light gray-to-white hair and silver or silver-gray eyes. They share a strong physical similarity to each other in body type and facial features, with close family members often appearing as almost clones …

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Firefight!

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 13 Zheliday (Tython). Cheebs and Kantarra emerge from the training complex with holocron in hand. They are surprised to find a landed rival Gamma Class ATR-6 Assault Transport in the clearing outside and a firefight raging between the Ubese and Lorik — who is wielding a green, almost white, lightsaber. Lorik …

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Galactic Empire

We stand on the threshold of a new beginning. In order to ensure our security and continuing stability, the Republic will be reorganized into the first Galactic Empire, for a safe and secure society, which I assure you will last for ten thousand years. An Empire that will continue to be ruled by this august …

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Galactic Empire Established

19 BBY. With the declaration of the Jedi as enemies of the Republic and subsequent execution of Order 66 to purge the Jedi from the galaxy, Chancellor Palpatine dissolved the Imperial Senate, elevated himself to Galactic Emperor and began the period of Imperial rule over the galaxy. The formation of the Empire moved swiftly and …

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Gizer System

The Gizer System is made up of 4 planets (Gizer I, Gizer (II), Gizer II, Arstyn) and one asteroid belt (Shadeez Belt) that orbit the system’s cool sun, Gizer. The system is located on two hyperlanes, Perlemian Trade Route and the terminus of the Vaathkree Trade Corridor. Gizer was once a bustling system and trade …

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Gok-Talk & The Group Hit

Cheebs hammers out favorable terms with Gok-Tok for purchase of the Porgatu, and he drafts a profit-sharing plan for the crew. After a quick detour to test their new weapons systems – and a strange close call when they drop out of hyperspace in the path of a Star Destroyer – they arrive at Phaseera. Kantarra fills them in on her job there: A type of “hit” which, for the first time, the rest of the crew prepares to help her with.

Hutt Clan

The Hutt Clan, also known as the Hutt Cartel and sometimes simply as the Hutts, was one of the most powerful crime families in the galaxy. It is governed by the Grand Hutt Council, whose members were the heads of the five Hutt families. The Clan itself is one of the members of the five …

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INN

INN (Imperial News Network) is an autonomous galactic news  organization underwritten by the Imperial government to promote the dissemination information across the galaxy. It operates throughout the Empire and has outposts across the Outer Rim. The hallmark of the INN is the unbiased and balanced reporting of its award winning field correspondents such as Eunan …

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Into the Maelstrom

Cruising toward the asteroid belt, the crew builds a makeshift decoy. Entering the belt, their sensors are wiped out, the decoy doesn’t seem to trigger any reaction, and they lose track of it. Groping blindly, the Porgatu suddenly passes through a magnetic field and discovers a blasted Imperial base inside. They are bounced by 3 strange TIE designs, but they use their new weaponry to good effect and blast all three. Suddenly a hulking ghost ship appears and catches them in a tractor beam.

Jedi

The Jedi were a religious order of protectors united in their devotion to the light side of the Force. With a history dating back thousands of years before the rise of the Galactic Empire, the Jedi Knights — noted for their lightsabers (laser swords) and natural ability to harness the powers of the Force — …

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Just Run

Qardin makes a discovery about his new traveling partner. Arya learns the reason why people carry blasters… the hard way.

KonGar Toska Works

The KonGar Toska Works is an abandoned industrial facility located within the unprotected sector of the planet Pirin in the Pirin System. Originally owned by the Pirin-based conglomerate, Kontag, the facility was first decommissioned in 38 BBY following a scandal uncovered by the Jedi, which rapidly let to the corporation’s demise and bankruptcy. The facility …

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Lost Friend

In rural Eshan, a tooka finds its way into a workshop and sets into motion the return of an Echani Guardian armorer to her true path.

Mimbanese Liberation Army

The Mimbanese Liberation Army, based in the Mimban System, was a guerrilla faction that confronted the Empire in 10 BBY. Resulting on an all-out war on the planet, the Mimbanese forces actively attacked Imperial interests on the planet that were focused on mining hyperbaride. The resulting conflict laid waste to large portions of the planet. …

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Nu Class

The Nu Class Shuttle, also known as the Nu Class Attack Shuttle or Republic Attack Shuttle, was a model of shuttle used by the Republic Navy during the Clone Wars. It was the predecessor of the T-4a Lambda Class Shuttle that is currently in service within the Empire. Designed and manufactured by Cygnus Spaceworks, the …

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One Spark Among Many

Out of work and low on supplies, Arya and Qardin arrive on Chandrila. Soon, Arya meets some of Qardin’s past acquaintances.

Operation Manka Cat

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 28 Zheliday (Ktil) When Kantarra signed on with Ban-San Transport, she made a promise to Gok-tok to protect the crew. So when R3-M3 fell into Imperial hands, she knew what she needed to do. She also knew if she told Cheebs or Cable about her rescue mission, they might want …

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Order 66

Order 66 was the proclamation that all Jedi were traitors to the Galactic Republic, thus beginning the Jedi purge throughout the Galaxy and marking the fall of the Republic. Shortly thereafter, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine was named Emperor and the Galactic Empire was formed. Order 66 marks the beginning of the time period of the Malproksime …

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Osaji Syndicate

The Osaji Syndicate has done business on the Perlemian Trade Route for generations and is little different from hundreds of other such family-run operations, making credits from legal cut-rate shipping operations and illegal activities such as smuggling and gun-running. With the grip of the Empire tightening along the route, risk to blackmarket trade has skyrocketed, …

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Phaseera Manufacturing

Phaseera Manufacturing is a corporation based solely on Phaseera and has existed since 753 ABY. Phaseera Manufacturing is an outsourcing contractor and as such, only invests improving tooling and manufacturing processes to provide a greater competitive and quality advantage. In other words, it does not create its own products; it builds, crafts, or creates products …

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Phaseera System

The Phaseera System is made up of 5 planets (Solka, Massadune, Phaseera, Phaseera IV, Soju) and their moons that orbit the system’s yellow sun, Phaseera Prime. The system is located on the Randon Run Trade Route and is governed by a technocratic council composed of elected representatives from academic institutions and research agencies on Phaseera. …

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Pirin System

The Pirin System is made up of 2 asteroid belts (Pirinanos Field, Barrier Belt), 5 planets (Greth, Pirin, Pirin Minor, Justic, Outland) and their moons that orbit the system’s namesake sun. The system is located on the Perlemian Trade Route and was once a major industrial center system along the route. The collapse of the …

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Quick Exit

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 18 Zheliday (Salliche). As Imperial forces move upon the city, the Green Phoenix casually leaves port but encounters a bit more than the party expected. The Green Phoenix lifts off from the planet’s surface and enters into a holding orbit as instructed by Salliche control. The space around the planet is …

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Rebel Alliance

Founded by Bail Prestor Organa of the Alderaan System and Mon Mothma of the Chandrilla System in 2 BBY, the Alliance to Restore the Republic (aka Rebel Alliance) is an anti-Imperial military resistance movement singularly focused on the destruction of the Galactic Empire. Its Declaration of Rebellion states: “We, the Rebel Alliance, do therefore in …

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Renee Wazertiz

Renee Wazertiz is a senior investigative and field reporter for INN. She is best known for uncovering stories that show an edgier and sometimes darker side of government, including the Empire. Renee is not known for shying away from controversy and conflict. For her piece, Missing Twi’lek Mystery Solved – Imperial Slavery on Balmorra, she went undercover …

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Reunion & Liftoff

The Casisto crashes, suffering sudden drive failure. The probe droid finds the battle droids at the crater’s edge but is knocked out. Kantarra returns with R3-M3; the party is reunited. She gives an account of her adventures and of R3-M3’s sabotage of the light cruiser. The group finishes repairs as they watch a Star Destroyer arrive for rescue operations. After the Imperial ships all leave, the party successfully lifts off in their badly damaged shuttle and enters hyperspace for Kirian.

SallicheAg

Salliche Agricultural Corporation (SallicheAg) administers eighteen farming planets throughout the Core Worlds including the Yulant, Ruan, and Broest systems. House Harbright is the primary investor in SallicheAg and oversees the affairs of the company and the world. Corporate Culture SallicheAg is a corporate conglomerate that vertically integrates the production of agricultural products. It processes a …

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SoroSuub

With a history that spans millennia, SoroSuub is a galactic industrial conglomerate deeply invested in matters of interstellar trade. Before the fall of the Galactic Republic, SoroSuub was a key member of the Commerce Guild and a supporter of the Confederacy of Independent Systems. Once the Republic was dissolved, SoroSuub established and maintained strong relations …

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Sternmetal

Known across the galaxy as a conglomerate that spans mining and manufacturing, Sternmetal specializes civilian industrial, energy, and agricultural systems that range from city-scale power plants, energy conversion facilities, and agricultural processing systems to planetary terraforming, asteroid mining, and atmospheric scrubbing equipment. Corporate Culture Sternmetal is a decentralized conglomerate located in the Outer Rim that …

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The Business

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 18 Zheliday (Salliche). While Cheebs tends to the ship and dives deeper into what they’ve learned since Tython, Kantarra jumps on the speeder bike to take care of her business on the planet. Earlier, Cheebs discovered that the recovered Ubese helmet had a number of gadgets embedded into it including …

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The Disaster

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 28 Zheliday (Ktil). Unknown military assailants ambush the Green Phoenix (Intrepid Porg) as the party lands on Ktil to investigate the burning hulk of the missing Nu Shuttle. As the Green Phoenix lands on the surface, what appeared initially as a single escape pod on the scanner transforms into a …

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The Island

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 26 Centaxday (Relatta). After making a quick circuit of the island on the Zephyr, Kantarra, Cheebs, and their new droid associate C4-BL3 pull up to the abandoned industrial facility from the water level of the lake. They drag the speeder bike onto dry land and proceed to scout the …

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The Meat Run

Arya and Qardin are transporting two cases of meat to Coruscant. What could go wrong?

The Recovery

2 ABY – 06 Echo – 13 Zheliday (Tython). R3-M3 (Remme) lands the Green Phoenix in the clearing and the party quickly climbs aboard. A trail of smoke can be seen in the sky from the Gamma Class ATR-6 Assault Transport indicating a possible solid explosion from Cheebs’ improvised grenade. The Green Phoenix needs a place to hide. Cheebs, …

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Tirahnn System

The Tirahnn System is made up of 5 planets (Marjune, Tirahnn, Kirian, Ljol, Kes) and their moons that orbit the system’s namesake sun. The system is located on the Perlemian Trade Route and is governed by a mercantile oligarchy ruled by a council of merchant princes. With its position on the Perlemian Trade Route and openness …

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Trionex

Trionex was developed late in the Clone Wars by Confederacy of Independent Systems a key ingredient in anti-shield and anti-sensor explosives. Produced in secret at a handful of covert facilities across the galaxy, it proved to be an effective compound in prototype weapons but never reached a level of production to make a significant difference in …

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