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Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith #5

Published September 6th, 2017


The Chosen One #5 is the fifth issue of the canon comic book series Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith, set in the prequel era. It was published on September 06, 2017 by Marvel Comics.



Publisher's Summary

He began his journey as a Jedi with wonder and hope.
Now it is time to put away childish things.
Vader’s first and most vital test as a Sith concludes.

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Opening Crawl

Part V

Tempted by Emperor Palpatine’s promise of power, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker succumbed to the ways of the dark side. Anakin was reborn as the Sith Lord Darth Vader.

In search of a Jedi who might have escaped the Emperor’s purge, Vader traveled to the site of a sacred Jedi monastery on the river moon of Al’doleem. Here, he found Master Kirak Infil’a, a powerful warrior. After defeating Vader in combat, Kirak tossed him from the cliffs of Mt. Pasvaal and left him for dead.

Vader tracked Kirak to Am’balaar City where they clashed again atop the city’s dam. Taking advantage of Kirak’s concern for nearby civilians, Darth Vader stole the Jedi’s lightsaber and threw Kirak from the dam moments before he broke it – unleashing a tidal wave and drowning the city….