THE HIGH REPUBLIC
BATTLE FOR THE FORCE
Chapter V: LURE OF THE DARK SIDE
While the Battle of Jedha rages in the nearby holy city, Jedi Knight Vildar Mac and former Guardian of the Whills Tey Sirrek explore the wreckage of the once mighty Jedi statue that had dominated the Pilgrim Moon’s desert for generations.
Inside, they discover a secret vault of dark side artifacts, which is being plundered by Werth Plouth, the Herald of the Path of the Open Hand. With Oliviah Zeveron already in critical condition due to a cowardly attack by Plouth, Vildar and Tey are overwhelmed by an assault on their senses. A terrifying creature feeds on and kills Jedi Master Leebon, and Tey Sirrek acts, using an ancient Sith gauntlet to bring down Plouth’s associates.
But when Tey is killed, the already crazed Vildar Mac puts on the Hand of Siberus and turns the full force of its power on the Path….