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Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #20

Published August 22nd, 2018


Fortress Vader #2 is the twentieth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on August 22, 2018 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

“FORTRESS VADER,” PART TWO! A thief faces the consequences for their crime. EMPEROR PALPATINE rewards DARTH VADER with three gifts…A thing, a choice and a voice.

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Opening Crawl

Part II

The Republic is overthrown. Emperor Palpatine rules the galaxy with an iron fist.

Second only to the Emperor is Palpatine’s apprentince — the fearsome Darth Vader — who lives only to serve his master’s Empire. To ensure the survival of this New Order, Vader leads a squad of dark side adepts — the Inquisitorius — in rooting out and destroying the remaining Jedi Knights.

But Vader’s followers have done their job all too well. With all known Jedi survivors eliminated or disappearing without a trace, Vader’s been forced to seek new targets….