The First Order and the New Republic are at peace, but a cold war wages in secret between them. General Leia Organa's Resistance works to fend off the First Order's malicious efforts on all fronts.
Organa has placed Poe Dameron in charge of Black Squadron, an elite team of X-Wing pilots. The team has recently tracked down explorer Lor San Tekka to Cato Neimoidia, rescuing him from execution, and has attempted to sneak him off-planet.
However, the malevolent Commander Malarus has tracked the Resistance. Secretly she steals Poe Dameron's own X-wing. The First Order is out for revenge ....